Steve Waters

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Steve has almost a decade of hands on, comprehensive property investment experience and is himself an accomplished property investor with a substantial property holding.

Steve is the director of Right Property Group where he acts as a professional negotiator, property strategist and licenced real estate agent. He has successfully negotiated more than 2,000 transactions from one-bedroom units to multi-level apartment blocks and renovated over 85 properties adding massive value and also substantially increasing rental yields.

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Is off-market really off-market?

Yes, we all have a pet hate – and mine is the constant confusion about the terms off-market and pre-market by some buy...

Market deficits that create golden opportunities

2019 will be remembered as an interesting year for Australian real estate – and the period from May to July might prov...
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7 steps to becoming a ‘fluid investor’ for modern property markets

There are two extremes on the risk spectrum when it comes to describing property investors, and it's successful investor...
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My secret for maximising your valuation figure

Experienced property investors might think they’ve heard it all before, but when it comes to getting maximum dollars i...
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Here’s what’s actually happening in the property market

Doomsday headlines might make you anxious, but let’s move past the misinformation and sensationalism, and rationally a...

Renovation fundamentals: Councils, cost and building equity

Every long-term property investor will, at some stage, tackle a renovation project. They’re a rite of passage like som...
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How to win big with defensive investing

Being fearless and risk averse can get you places in life, but not in property investing. Here’s the safest way to win...
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4 investment mistakes you don’t know you’re making

When you’ve been in the real estate investment game for a while, you’ll hear the same pieces of simplified advice co...

Lessons from a falling market

At the end of advertisements for investment schemes, you’ll hear the catch-all disclaimer, “past performance is no g...
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The easiest way to lose money in property

I believe one of the great misnomers in property investment is the idea real estate is a passive vehicle that doesn’t ...
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Online dangers for property investors

I understand the irony of writing an online article about the dangers of internet information, but bear with me, because...
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Why pessimists make the best investors

Some take the view the glass is half empty, for others the glass is half full. Property investors come in all kinds. Opt...
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Can you profit from secondary locations?

Any long-term property tragic worth their salt has had it drilled into them time and again — location, location, locat...
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Why zoning matters

In many facets of life, it’s easy to be attracted to the façade and forget about the substance — and with property...
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Why arguing cash flow v capital growth is a mistake

More property magazine column inches have probably been devoted to this subject than just about any other – but I thin...


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