Course Summary

Investing is a serious and risky business. Delivered by a highly respected and acclaimed practitioner, this course delivers key information about the basics of investing in real estate and the issues you need to consider. 

Participants will get a clear and practical understanding of real estate investment. 

Course content: 

  • How to identify key Melbourne suburbs – median price 
  • Issues to consider when evaluating an investment property 
  • Key Real Estate Metrics:  
  • Affordability ratio test 
  • Loan-to value ratio 
  • Calculating capital growth 
  • Land-to-asset ratio 
  • Rental yields 
  • The benefits and risks associated with Investing in Real Estate:  
  • The costs you will incur 
  • Investment options  
  • House v apartment 
  • Commercial property 
  • Investing in a super fund 
  • Borrowing issues  
  • Using your equity to build wealth 
  • Taxation Issues:  
  • Capital gains tax 
  • Negative gearing 
  • Positive gearing 
  • Key tax deductions 
  • Main residence exemption 


This course has been designed to give you a clear and practical understanding of investing in real estate. Comprehensive course handouts and case studies examples will be provided. 

Course Sessions

Monday, 15th July - 1 class

Session ID SKS23502C
15 Jul - 15 Jul 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$249 / $237 (conc)
Jim Prince

Monday, 18th November - 1 class

Session ID SKS23503C
18 Nov - 18 Nov 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location CBD
Session Fees
$249 / $237 (conc)
Jim Prince
Last updated: June 14, 2024 04:31pm