Property Development Insights

How smart property developers are locking in their profits, reducing risk and thriving during lockdown!

The property market is on fire, and it’s time to monetise your stock. But with much of Australia’s population slowly emerging from deep lockdown for at least another month and restrictions likely to come and go for who knows how long, developers need to adjust their strategy. It’s never been more critical to get projects […]

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Obtaining Property Development Loans with No Pre-Sales

What key institutions have to say about pre-sale contracts in the future of development finance. Pre-sales remain a key factor for project development and obtaining property development finance. Learn about pre-sales and discover how they can impact your property development loans. Consider your borrowing power and lending criteria Before you commence any development project or […]

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Quantity Surveyor Instructions and Scope: A New Approach to Contractor Failure and Property Scope Expansion

By Development Finance Partners / Matthew Royal The question of the scope of works, and the level of due diligence required by a financial organisation as defined by a quantity surveyor’s instruction letter has been the source of significant discussion in previous years as a result of perceived inadequacies in information provided, particularly when a development […]

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Key Elements To Successful Property Development & Optimising Your ROI

How your financial viability, property prices & land value factor into the equation. By Development Finance Partners / Stephen Turner There have been many property developers that have failed because they have not got the basic elements of a development project right, from the ground up (literally). Discover the steps involved to guarantee a successful […]

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Property investment interest rates: What happens when interest rates hit zero?

Why are interest rates falling? Australia’s interest rates have again been a casualty in the battle against rising unemployment rates and a stalling economy – posing the question: what will happen when interest rates hit zero? At the start of October, the Reserve Bank announced that it would cut the official cash rate to below […]

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Development Funding – What are the real property development costs involved?

When looking at property development costs, the two most common questions from property developers are: “What is the “all up” rate of the bank’s facility?” – i.e. BBSY (Bank Bill Rate) plus Margin plus Line Fee; and “How high is the rate for Mezzanine Debt?” What many do not realise is that the common answers […]

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Pricing for Risk in Australia’s Construction Finance Market

Banks vs Private Funding Options with Risk-Based Pricing Bank credit parameters for the construction sector have tightened; however, private markets can plug the gap by pricing for risk. Australian Banks’ Changing View on Construction Finance The Australian Banks’ reduced appetite for construction finance has been well publicised. The are several contributing factors for this, including: […]

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How to Choose the Right Finance Partner for your Development

Securing finance with the right finance partner centres around the careful science of matchmaking. We want to step you through a thoughtful process of how to go about finding the right finance partners for your business development. Know your strengths and weakness when applying for a finance business partner. As we all know, one of […]

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