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PROPERTY INVESTING: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

When done right, investing in property can help you to build long-term wealth, and who doesn’t like the idea of an additional income stream? (Imagine what you could do with that!) The really great thing about property investing is that just about anyone can understand the principals. If you’re thinking about building [...]

By | 2018-05-24T12:25:46+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTING: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

CAN A BOARDER HELP PAY YOUR MORTGAGE?

Are you thinking about buying a home and wondering how you’ll cover the mortgage repayments and still have a life? Remember Cousin Jimmy mentioning he was looking for a new pad? Sure, he’s a little ‘unusual’ with his back-scratcher collection and all, but if living with his bizarre hand gadgets means you’ll score [...]

By | 2018-05-17T11:26:14+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Home Loans, Loans and Mortgages, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on CAN A BOARDER HELP PAY YOUR MORTGAGE?

RENO: 6 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR HOME’S SELLING PRICE

When renovating for profit, the golden rule is minimal expenditure, maximum return. The key is to focus on renovations that will maximise your property’s value, whilst not costing you the earth. Here are 6 smart renovation ideas that will resonate with prospective buyers and help you get great returns when you sell. Remember, [...]

By | 2018-05-03T10:12:55+00:00 May 3rd, 2018|Home Renovation, Real Estate and Properties, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on RENO: 6 WAYS TO INCREASE YOUR HOME’S SELLING PRICE

PROPERTY INVESTMENT JARGON EXPLAINED

Are you new to the world of property investing? Does the jargon leave you feeling confused? Well, fear not, investor-to-be! We’ve put together a comprehensive list explaining the most difficult terminology. By the end of this article, you’ll sound just like a seasoned property investor when conversing with your friends at the [...]

By | 2018-04-26T11:46:50+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Property Investment, Real Estate and Properties, Tips, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on PROPERTY INVESTMENT JARGON EXPLAINED

HOW TO: BID AT AN AUCTION BY PHONE

Bidding at an auction by phone is becoming more popular. You may have noticed these bidders – mysteriously whispering into their phones and then bellowing out bids with unwavering confidence. Whilst some of these people are buyer’s agents, others are just experienced property buyers bidding on behalf of friends or family. Read [...]

By | 2018-04-19T12:59:32+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Property Auctions, Property Purchase, Real Estate and Properties, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on HOW TO: BID AT AN AUCTION BY PHONE

TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF SETTLEMENT DAY

FIVE TIPS TO TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF SETTLEMENT DAY You’ve found your dream property, had your offer accepted and the all-important settlement day is the last hurdle to overcome. The anticipation has been building for weeks! Settlement day can be both exciting and stressful, as sometimes things can go wrong. In [...]

By | 2018-03-01T11:16:37+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Real Estate and Properties, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on TAKE THE STRESS OUT OF SETTLEMENT DAY

HOME DEPOSIT OR WEDDING?

HOME OR WEDDING? WHAT COMES FIRST? 2018 is going to be a big year for love and marriage in Australia – if you’ve found the one, congratulations! But what’s next – a home or a wedding? It’s a common scenario facing many couples – do you prioritise the wedding over the home, buy [...]

By | 2018-02-22T13:23:32+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Financial Planning and Advice, Tips & Guides|Comments Off on HOME DEPOSIT OR WEDDING?

TEN TOP CARAVAN HOLIDAY TIPS

Wish you could take longer holidays and spend more of the summer in the great outdoors? Caravanning is a great way to make the most of your holiday budget and is increasing in popularity. Last year, we Australians made more than 11 million trips and spent more than 51 million nights in [...]

By | 2018-01-26T11:57:43+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Tips & Guides|Comments Off on TEN TOP CARAVAN HOLIDAY TIPS

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

UNIQUE HOME DECORATION IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS

Christmas is such a special time of year! You can feel the magic in the air at shopping centres as the decorations come out, or when you’re driving around and notice people transforming their homes into a wonderland of lights. If you’re also looking to fill your home with holiday cheer, here [...]

By | 2018-01-26T12:03:44+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Tips & Guides|Comments Off on UNIQUE HOME DECORATION IDEAS FOR CHRISTMAS