Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

What Are The Costs Involved In Buying Property?

18 Sep , 2015  

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If you are looking to buy an investment property, it might be worth considering what kind of different costs there are as well the rewards. The costs include much more than just the interest repayments, so let’s take a look at what you may face with buying an investment property. When your property offer has […]

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Personal Finance,Property

7 Celebrity Properties in Australia

17 Sep , 2015  

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Celebrities are on the covers of magazines, on our TVs, and more recently… all over the internet. But where do they hide out in society? Find out below. Cate Blanchett As of this month, Cate Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton are looking to sell their Hunters Hill home. Having bought the properly for $10.2 million […]

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Investing,Legal,Property,Tips & Tricks

5 Celebrities Who Made it Big With Investing

4 Sep , 2015  

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  It’s not uncommon for celebrities to expand their work into other fields of interest. However, we usually expected them to make the majority of their money off what made them famous in the first place. Let’s take a look at 5 celebrities who made it big with savvy investments.   1. Dr. Dre: The Next […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Portfolio Management,Property

What Is Your Property Actually Worth?

12 Aug , 2015  

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Valuations are an art form – not a science, thats for sure. At the very most basic a property is worth “that which a buyer is willing to pay,  and a vendor is willing to accept”. In other words – the sale price for an ‘on market’ (via a licensed real estate agent) transaction – presumably because […]

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Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

13 Hacks To Help You Win At An Auction

27 Jul , 2015  

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Auctions are a great method of snagging a property for a bargain price. However, actually winning an auction is not as easy as it seems. If you’ve ever watched an auction on television, it seems like a fun and vibrant event. Dozens of people all trying to outbid each other to win the property. To […]

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Mortgages & Loans,Property

What Do You Know About Your Home Loan?

2 Jul , 2015  

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Few large investments offer such “customisable” opportunities as home ownership.  You may paint, decorate, remodel, and furnish it pretty much as you want.  A home loan can make it possible for you to fulfil one of your larger life dreams – owning your own home. But your home loan isn’t just about home buying power.  […]

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Conveyancing,Property

First home buyers beware: 7 hidden expenses you must know!

16 Jun , 2015  

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Buying your first house is not as simple as paying the asking price. Many first home buyers get into trouble when they purchase their first home and find that it is much more expensive than they first thought. We have collected a list of 7 hidden expenses associated with purchasing property that you should know […]

Personal Finance,Property

Do International Property Prices Affect The Australian Economy?

29 May , 2015  

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With many people having the majority of their wealth tied up in the value of their homes, house prices have a significant impact on an economy. While generally true globally, this is certainly the case here in Australia. As we have seen in recent years, the outlook for residential and investment property can have a […]

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Investing,Property

How To Purchase A New Home

21 May , 2015  

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Buying a home is a serious investment, and it requires a lot of prior knowledge and research to form the best decision. It is recommended that you plan for five years before buying a property, while accruing more knowledge, and hopefully more financial resources. In the planning process, you will want to look at particular […]

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Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

I am a property investor. Should I split my investment loans?

8 Apr , 2015  

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If you’re a property investor, or you own multiple homes (perhaps a holiday house up the coast – go you!) you may have a number of loans which amount to a reasonable balance, and you wonder if you should have them all together or not. I say a resounding No! Lets look at this. It used […]

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Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

What To Do When Rates Are Low?

7 Feb , 2015  

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The Reserve Bank of Australia’s bold move to cut the official cash rate was this week’s big news. After growing speculation of a rate cut, the Reserve Bank reduced the official cash rate by 25 basis points to a new record low of 2.25 per cent. With the cost of borrowing now more affordable than […]

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Investing,Mortgages & Loans,Personal Finance,Property

Your credit card will cost you $80,000

30 Jan , 2015  

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In testing your “capacity to repay” a loan, literally how much you can afford to borrow, lenders look at many, many factors – one of which is your other liabilities and credit cards play a big and variable part in this. Most of us have one or two of these brilliant tools – excellent for […]

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