INVESTMENT PROPERTY: WHAT TO LOOK FOR

Buying an investment property can be a clever way to build wealth for your future. There are government incentives that make this form of investment great for mum and dad investors - such as the potential to claim back losses as a tax deduction. So, how do you go about finding the right [...]

By | 2018-01-26T12:12:21+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on INVESTMENT PROPERTY: WHAT TO LOOK FOR

WHAT EVERY LANDLORD NEEDS TO KNOW

THREE THINGS EVERY LANDLORD NEEDS TO KNOW Buying your first investment property is exciting, but it also comes with new responsibilities. When you’re on your L-plates as a new landlord, it’s important to be aware of your rights and obligations and those of your tenants. Here are some of the essential things [...]

By | 2017-12-19T13:00:28+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on WHAT EVERY LANDLORD NEEDS TO KNOW

EIGHT TIPS FOR INVESTING IN INTERSTATE PROPERTY

Success in the property investment game relies on your ability to locate and purchase exactly the right property for your budget and buying strategy. If you live and work in one of Australia’s major capital cities, you are probably finding this task increasingly difficult in your local market as both prices and [...]

By | 2017-12-19T13:06:31+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on EIGHT TIPS FOR INVESTING IN INTERSTATE PROPERTY

WHY PROPERTY INVESTORS LOVE TAX TIME

TIPS TO HELP PROPERTY INVESTORS MAXIMISE THEIR TAX RETURNS Don’t you just love getting a tax refund? Whilst nobody enjoys all the paperwork that goes with filing a tax return, getting it right can be rewarding particularly if you’re a property investor. One of the major benefits of investing in property over [...]

By | 2017-12-20T12:44:39+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Property Investment, Tax, Tax Tips, Tips|Comments Off on WHY PROPERTY INVESTORS LOVE TAX TIME

AVOIDING PROPERTY INVESTMENT DISASTER

FIVE WAYS TO AVOID A PROPERTY INVESTMENT DISASTER Currently we have a buoyant residential property investment market, but what happens when things go wrong? All investments, be they shares, property, bonds or cash, move in cycles. That is, markets go up and markets go down, over time. Sometimes these market fluctuations are driven by fundamentally sound economic reasons but often they are influenced by emotion and irrational [...]

By | 2017-02-10T11:36:27+00:00 November 11th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on AVOIDING PROPERTY INVESTMENT DISASTER

PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #6

DON'T OVER EXTEND YOURSELF Working to a budget and making sure you choose a mortgage and loan amount that is suited to your investment objectives could save you thousands of dollars and a heap of stress. Read Related Article: Property Investing Tip 5: Making an Offer to Purchase a Property Read Related Article: Property [...]

By | 2017-12-20T17:30:12+00:00 August 12th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #6

PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #5

MAKING AN OFFER TO PURCHASE A PROPERTY You’ve done your research, found the property that meets your investment objectives, now you need to close the deal in the best way possible! It helps to use a competent and qualified conveyancer or solicitor to handle the legal side of the purchase as this will facilitate a smooth [...]

By | 2017-12-20T17:48:46+00:00 August 4th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #5

Property Investing Tip: Starting the Process

STARTING THE PROCESS GET A PRE-APPROVAL A pre-approval is not an absolute guarantee that the lender issuing the pre- approval will approve your finance application. Any pre-approval is still subject to conditions such as mortgage insurance approval, valuation and the lender being satisfied that the property being offered as security is considered “suitable security”. A pre-approval gives [...]

By | 2017-12-21T17:05:10+00:00 July 29th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on Property Investing Tip: Starting the Process

PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #3

CHOOSING AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY HOUSE OR UNIT? This question comes up all the time - both can be excellent investment options and both have pros and cons. If you have made a decision on your investment strategy - i.e. capital growth, income or both then it should help the decision making process if you weigh the [...]

By | 2017-12-21T17:27:43+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #3

PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #2

TIP 2: USING THE EQUITY IN YOUR HOME TO PURCHASE AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY The lending landscape for investment loans is changing rapidly due to pressure from the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) on banks to tighten up on the investment sector. What this means is that investors may have to be prepared to [...]

By | 2017-12-21T17:52:13+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #2