Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Property

What Are The Pros And Cons of Negative Gearing

22 Mar , 2016  

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Within Australia, property investment has become very popular as these investments have been giving reliable long-term returns, increasing capital growth over 5% a year in different state capitals over the past ten years. Rent returns have also been substantial, at 3.4% for houses and 4.3% for flats. As you can see, investors have been receiving […]

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Investing,Property,Tips & Tricks

8 Qualities To Look Out For In A Real Estate Agent

29 Feb , 2016  

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Whether you are looking to hire a real estate agent for a new primary home or you are looking into purchasing an investment property, you need to find a good real estate agent. There are some main qualities you should look for when evaluating agents to be sure you find a good one.   Find […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Portfolio Management,Property

February Market Update

7 Feb , 2016  

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We’re already in February (where did 2015 go?) and the economy is already looking a little unsettled. Admittedly, it can be quite a struggle to wrap your head around the changing marketplace, but that’s exactly why we’ve created this wrap-up. Let’s have a look at the key recent changes in the property market.   Speculation […]

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Property

7 New Year Resolutions for Property Success in 2016

17 Jan , 2016  

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At the start of each year our focus is often on eating healthier, losing weight and travelling more while our financial and property goals tend to fall by the wayside. Whether you’re an owner-occupier or an investor, here are 7 New Year Resolutions sure to put you on the road to property success in 2016: […]

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Personal Finance,Property

Buying vs Renting – The Essential Checklist

21 Dec , 2015  

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Home-ownership has always been a life goal for most Australians. In recent years, with property prices soaring, many hopeful first home-owners are wondering if they should take the plunge into the property market. It’s important to carefully assess your circumstances in order to make a good decision whether to rent or to buy. Here’s a […]

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Investing,Property

5 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN INVESTING IN PROPERTY

8 Dec , 2015  

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It’s often said that property is one of our nation’s favourite pastimes and with property investment continuing to be one of the most popular ways to increase personal wealth among Australians, who can dispute that? Investing in property certainly has its advantages. Firstly, you’re getting a physical asset and with that a degree of comfort […]

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Conveyancing,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property,Tips & Tricks

Australian Property Tip: How To Buy A House [INFOGRAPHIC]

2 Dec , 2015  

How To Buy A House [INFOGRAPHIC]

Buying a house can be a daunting,complex and often frustrating experience – and that’s for people who’ve done it before! The first homebuyer can often feel completely at sea when faced with their first purchase. If you’re about to buy your first home or investment property you may feel like you’re on the brink of taking […]

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Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Property

Be Honest When Applying For A Home Loan

25 Nov , 2015  

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When you have found the home of your dreams, you don’t want any minor issues to get in the way of the final purchase. You may even be inclined to skew the truth a little bit in order to move your application process further along in hopes of securing that gorgeous house. However, in trying […]

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Personal Finance,Property

Let’s Bust the Top 5 Myths of Property Investment

17 Nov , 2015  

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Australians love property. Anyone who bought a property in the last 20 years would likely have earned a handsome return. Property investment may be popular, but it is far from easy. In this article, we explore and then bust the top 5 myths of property investment in Australia.   All property will increase in value […]

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Investing,Personal Finance,Property

Bubbling House Prices – Where To From Here

2 Nov , 2015  

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Reports of record-breaking sale prices, high auction clearance rates and Glenn Stevens, governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), talking of ‘crazy’ house prices has greatly inflated the housing bubble debate. House prices are one of the most popular economic topics because many people have an opinion — either they are renting and waiting […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

3 Signs You’re Not Ready to Buy Your First Home

15 Oct , 2015  

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Making the decision to buy your own home is very often the single biggest financial decision you will ever make. When you buy a home, you can expect many new responsibilities, both financial and emotional. Emotionally, this may be a signal into real adulthood where you decide to start a new family. Financially, you have […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

Deciphering Common Property Terms

27 Sep , 2015  

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If you are investing in a property for the first time, a lot of the terms associated with the property sector can be quite confusing. If you would like to read on, hopefully some of these terms can be simplified enough to clarify any situation you might be in, and hopefully educate any future scenarios […]

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