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 | 2017-10-25T14:33:50+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 | 2017-10-25T17:45:33+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. The first step is to make sure you are comfortable with the financial commitment you are about to make. [...]

By | 2017-10-26T17:14:36+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 | 2017-10-26T17:21:30+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 | 2017-10-26T17:32:37+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 | 2017-10-26T17:38:27+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 | 2017-10-31T12:09:55+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #2

PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #1

TIP #1: WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO ACHIEVE? Buying an investment property is one of Australia’s most popular and talked about investment strategies. It has been a great wealth generator for some but it has also been a nightmare for others. As with all investments, you should approach a property investment purchase with [...]

By | 2017-10-31T11:57:01+00:00 July 16th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTING: TIP #1

HOW TO MAKE AN OFFER ON PROPERTY

In a hot property market like we're experiencing at the moment, it can be difficult to beat the competition at auction. And with auction clearance rates running at around 80% in most capital cities, it's clear that the majority of bidders miss out on a property they've chosen when the auction gavel comes [...]

By | 2017-10-26T17:55:13+00:00 June 12th, 2015|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on HOW TO MAKE AN OFFER ON PROPERTY