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PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 101: SIX TIPS FOR NEW LANDLORDS

An investment property is a business, so managing it properly is very important to your financial success. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether to manage the investment property yourself, or to employ the services of a property manager. If you’re thinking of managing your investment property yourself, it [...]

By |2019-06-17T14:31:21+10:00May 31st, 2019|Property Investment, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 101: SIX TIPS FOR NEW LANDLORDS

BUYER’S MARKET: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?

Some property market analysts are predicting average national home values could fall by 11 per cent in 2019 – and say home values in some suburbs of Melbourne and Sydney have already fallen by more than 7 per cent since they reached their peak in late 2017.  Whilst this may seem like gloom [...]

By |2019-04-29T18:29:41+10:00April 5th, 2019|Property Investment, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on BUYER’S MARKET: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?

WHY #CHOICEMATTERS FOR ALL AUSTRALIAN HOME BUYERS

You may have heard the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has made some recommendations about changing how mortgage brokers get paid. There’s been a lot of noise in the media, so we thought it might be a good idea to update you about what’s going on [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:59:15+10:00April 5th, 2019|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties|Comments Off on WHY #CHOICEMATTERS FOR ALL AUSTRALIAN HOME BUYERS

CAN YOU EXIT AN OFF-THE-PLAN PURCHASE?

Considering buying a property off the plan? It sounds good in theory, with the possibility of stamp duty concessions and other benefits for first home buyers. But in 2018 there were quite a few people who got caught out by the hidden risks. Read on to find out what you need to know [...]

By |2019-04-29T16:35:34+10:00March 14th, 2019|Property Investment, Property Purchase, Real Estate and Properties|Comments Off on CAN YOU EXIT AN OFF-THE-PLAN PURCHASE?

FIRST HOME BUYERS: WHY THEY SHOULD START SMALL

When it comes to buying a home, bigger is better, right? Maybe not. All over the world, people are changing their attitude to the size of home they live in. This is particularly true amongst millennials, and if you’re looking to build your first home to take advantage of stamp duty concessions and [...]

By |2019-04-30T13:27:48+10:00March 8th, 2019|First Home Buyer, Property Investment, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on FIRST HOME BUYERS: WHY THEY SHOULD START SMALL

HOW TO: ESTIMATE INVESTMENT PROPERTY RENTAL RETURN

No matter what investment strategy you use, calculating the potential rental return on an investment property is a key step in the purchasing decision process. The rental yield is an important indicator of how a property is likely to perform and the cash flow it will generate. So, whether you’re using a [...]

By |2018-11-26T10:56:02+10:00November 26th, 2018|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Rental Property, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on HOW TO: ESTIMATE INVESTMENT PROPERTY RENTAL RETURN

FOUR IMPORTANT PROPERTY INVESTMENT FINANCE TIPS

Since the lenders cracked down on popular options like interest-only loans, finding creative finance strategies for growing your property investment portfolio has become more important than ever. As an investor, how you set up your finances can have a huge impact on the success of your property portfolio. In this article, we [...]

By |2018-10-18T14:53:58+10:00October 18th, 2018|Loans and Mortgages, Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on FOUR IMPORTANT PROPERTY INVESTMENT FINANCE TIPS

UNUSUAL PROPERTY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Mention property investment and most people think of a conventional house or apartment. However, there are other types of property investment opportunities which may appeal to those with a little more imagination! In this article, we share some out-of-the-box ideas you may not have considered. Remember, your mortgage broker can assist with finance [...]

By |2019-01-17T12:44:31+10:00September 6th, 2018|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on UNUSUAL PROPERTY INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEGATIVE GEARING: CHANGES TO TAX DEDUCTIONS

Last year, important changes to tax deductions for property investors were announced. For some investors, the changes may have a significant impact on the annual deductions you can claim on your rental properties. As your mortgage broker, we like to keep you up to date. Here’s what you need to know about the [...]

By |2018-07-26T11:12:58+10:00July 26th, 2018|Property Investment, Tax|Comments Off on NEGATIVE GEARING: CHANGES TO TAX DEDUCTIONS

RIGHT TIME TO REFINANCE AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY

When is the Right Time to Refinance an Investment Property? Loan refinancing is a strategy used by property investors to access funds - usually to grow or improve the value of their property portfolio. The right time to do it largely depends on your strategy, plans and equity. In this article, we [...]

By |2019-01-17T14:05:07+10:00June 21st, 2018|Loans and Mortgages, Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Refinancing|Comments Off on RIGHT TIME TO REFINANCE AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY