October 15, 2015

ASK AVIATE – Is now the time?

QUESTION: I don’t own property and I’m worried that if I don’t buy now I’ll never be able to afford something. But I read in the media that it’s a really bad time to buy property. When is the right time to make a move? Click on read more to see the answer
August 12, 2015

Aviate Group’s Ignition program receives media coverage!

Our recently launched investment property training and development program Ignition has been featured in Australian Broker Online. Click to see the full article
August 4, 2015

Has everything changed? What the APRA announcements mean to you

Changes announced by APRA have made it harder to secure debt for an investment property. Some lenders will require a minimum of 20% deposit, others will mandate mortgage insurance. Investor interest rates may be higher than comparable owner-occupier loans.
July 29, 2015


While the market reacts to the banks’ decision to tighten lending restrictions to investors, Aviate Group Managing Director Neil Smoli has emphasised that for smart investors – those who prioritise their own security – the property investment landscape has not changed.
September 12, 2014

Homework guide for investors

INVESTORS should first understand their own needs and goals, experts say. After that, when it comes to choosing an apartment, research is key.
May 28, 2014

Stats show need for shift in mindset

New figures shine a light on the missed opportunities and failed strategies employed by investors, with many falling into the trap of buying the wrong property or doing the heavy lifting for others.
May 2, 2014

Property pie in the sky

As many of you know, Aviate’s research and market analysis has shown there’s simply too much heat in Sydney property prices at the moment.
April 14, 2014

Why should I not invest in Sydney

In current market conditions investors need to look beyond Sydney for the best deals, a national property adviser has said.