Archive for January, 2011


When is the BEST time to look for investment property?

I’ve found the answer to this question!  I found it while reading this month’s – Feb 2011 – Australian Property Investor (API) magazine.  The answer was buried in with a bunch of other “candidate” answers. So, when I say I’ve found the answer, what I really mean is … I found the answer that I […]

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Swimming Naked in Alice Springs – Part II

“You only find out who is swimming naked when the tide goes out.” Warren Buffet, 28 Feb 2002, Chairman’s Letter to the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders. Setting: In my previous article “Swimming Naked in Alice Springs” I told you I’d follow up and let you know how the project finished up.  Well, this article is the […]

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What’s Your Property Plan for 2011?

My plan for 2011 is pretty basic.  Only one goal.  And, I want to focus on it.  I don’t want to get sidetracked. It calls for keeping things simple; no “hollywood razzle dazzle.” So, here’s my plan; my goal …

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So, What Do You Do?

When I first quit my job, I used to dread that question.  Now, I love it. When I first overcame my Just Over Broke (JOB) condition (e.g. I quit my JOB!) back in July 2009, I used to stumble pretty badly when asked this question. “Uh, hmmm, let’s see.”  Is how I’d normally start.  Then […]

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Australia Day and Vegemite!

I got up early this morning to join a 3 km fun run.  Part of the traditional Australia Day celebration here in Alice Springs.  And, also a fund raiser for the folks affected by the flooding in Queensland. So, at 6:30 am, I’m on the trail with my daughter Franchesca.  Jogging – very slowly – […]

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