Perth Property Insider Ep. 13: How Important Is Your Capital Growth Rate?

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Making property investing decisions is a lot easier if you do the necessary research to back up your choices. But which metric do you prioritise? 

Should you look for a property with more cash flow or one in a blue-chip suburb? To help my listeners, I’m here to present the case for why it’s important to prioritise your capital growth rate.

In today’s episode, I share the results of a massive research study I’ve done on historical capital growth rates and how that can shape your suburb selection. You’ll hear about a number of interesting comparisons which I’m sure will help you to create more wealth in the long-term.

Get inside this episode as I’m sure you’ll pick up a ton of useful insights. Tune in here.

Episode Highlights:

  1. Why should we look at the capital growth rate? [01:26]
  2. Infrastructure and its impact [03:48]
  3. Differences in performance between metro and country areas [06:27]
  4. Buying in low-end, median, high-end prices areas matter in the long-term [07:42]
    • A country area is almost on par if you hold it for 30 years [9:19]
    • Not much difference among low-priced, low-growth areas [10:39]
    • Consider also cash flow, capital gains, and other taxes [11:36]
    • Massive difference seen in high-growth areas for the long-term [13:12]
  5. More reasons to buy into the higher-priced areas [15:56]
  6. How this impacts your investing [18:36]
  7. Think long-term to benefit from compounding [19:35]


About Our Host:

Managing Director and Licensee at Investor’s Edge Real Estate for more than 12 years, Jarrad Mahon is a household name in the real estate industry. Having received 16 awards over the last six years, he is your go-to guy in property management and investment strategies. He has been featured in multiple media outlets and is continuing to make great strides in the world of real estate investing.


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