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September 2019

PROPERTY MARKET UPDATES | SEPTEMBER 2019

By |2019-09-13T10:06:08+10:00September 13th, 2019|Property Market Updates|

Spring has arrived and we are supercharged for a bumper season in the property world. Dwelling values have been creeping up in many markets and auction clearance rates have been higher recently too. Interest rate reductions and changed lending rules have fuelled increased buyer activity, though stock volumes remain low. Overall, the housing [...]

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May 2019

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 101: SIX TIPS FOR NEW LANDLORDS

By |2019-06-17T14:31:21+10:00May 31st, 2019|Property Investment, Tips, Tips & Guides|

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 [...]

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GETTING THE TAX-MAN TO HELP BUY BUSINESS EQUIPMENT

By |2019-05-23T12:29:44+10:00May 23rd, 2019|Business Equipment Finance, Loans and Mortgages|

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, now is a great time to purchase a work vehicle or equipment for your business. The Federal Government passed legislation last year to extend and increase the instant asset tax write-off for small businesses. That means if your business is eligible, you could potentially [...]

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PROPERTY MARKET UPDATES | MAY 2019

By |2019-06-18T17:36:16+10:00May 17th, 2019|Property Market Updates|

The busy Autumn selling season is in full swing, with many property bargains available as the housing market correction continues across the country. With the Federal Election looming this weekend, we can expect to see property market activity to slow a little too. Meanwhile, economists predict there may be good news on the [...]

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WHAT’S THE RIGHT LOAN FOR YOUR RENOVATION?

By |2019-05-09T13:37:45+10:00May 9th, 2019|Home Renovation, Loans and Mortgages, Tips and Guides|

Renovating your home or investment property is a fantastic way to add value. But what’s the right way to finance the renovation project you have in mind? There are several ways to finance a renovation – the option that will work best for you depends on the size of your project, your budget, [...]

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HOW TO: COMPARE HOME LOANS AND FEATURES

By |2019-05-03T10:04:14+10:00May 2nd, 2019|Home Loans, Loans and Mortgages, Tips & Guides|

Which home loan is right for you? How can you tell when there’s so many different lenders, loan types and features to choose from? How can you compare loans properly when you’re not sure what you should be comparing?Finding the right home loan for your situation is a process that can be confusing, particularly [...]

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April 2019

PROPERTY MARKET UPDATES | APRIL 2019

By |2019-05-15T16:13:23+10:00April 11th, 2019|Property Market Updates, Suburb Performance Reports|

Autumn is usually the busiest time of year for property auctions around the country. But this year, many more sellers seem to be preferring private sales to auctions. While the number of auctions may be down, there are still many great homes up for sale and you may have more power to negotiate [...]

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

By |2019-04-29T18:29:41+10:00April 5th, 2019|Property Investment, Tips & Guides|

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 [...]

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WHY #CHOICEMATTERS FOR ALL AUSTRALIAN HOME BUYERS

By |2019-04-30T13:59:15+10:00April 5th, 2019|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties|

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 [...]

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March 2019

BUYING PROPERTY THIS AUTUMN: FOUR WAYS TO AVOID RISK

By |2019-04-30T13:43:53+10:00March 28th, 2019|Property Purchase, Real Estate and Properties, Tips & Guides|

It may be a buyer’s market, but when property prices are falling, buyer confidence often goes with it. However, the possibility of paying too much is not the only risk a home buyer or property investor can face when market conditions are undergoing significant change, as they are now. In this article, we [...]

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