4 important property investment finance tips

Since the lenders cracked down on popular options like interest-only loans, finding creative finance strategies for growing your property investment portfolio has become more important than ever. As an investor, how you set up your finances can have a huge impact on the success of your property portfolio. In this article, we share a few […]

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When is the right time to refinance an investment property?

Loan refinancing is a strategy used by property investors to access funds – usually to grow or improve the value of their property portfolio. The right time to do it largely depends on your strategy, plans and equity. In this article, we highlight some of the key considerations for this strategy and how savvy investors […]

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Neat ideas for renovating a small home

Last year, the Federal Government introduced downsizing incentives aimed at the babyboomer set. Add this to rising capital city property prices that give just about everyone an incentive to cash in on their big home, and it’s not surprising that more and more people are looking for smaller, less expensive places to live. However, when […]

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Investing in Property

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 wealth for your […]

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Property Investment Phrases 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 dinner table, and […]

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Home deposit or wedding: which 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 the home first and get married later, or […]

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6 questions to ask your mortgage broker

Did you know that your mortgage broker can help you with a lot more than a home loan? Mortgage brokers are qualified as “credit advisors”, so we can be of great benefit to you in a variety of different ways when it comes to your finances. To start you thinking about maximising your financial goals […]

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How refinancing every three years could save you money

When it comes to smart money management, the key to success is to regularly assess your financial position – and that includes taking a good hard look at your mortgage. Here’s why refinancing every three years may help you save, and why you should check in with us today to ensure your home loan is […]

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Investment property refinance made easy!

The clever investor knows that assessing your investments regularly is key to identifying opportunities to build wealth. Knowing when to refinance an investment property could be vital to a successful strategy. So is now the time for you to refinance? Talk to us and we’ll help you to decide! Despite recent tightening around investor lending, […]

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3 ways to start growing your nest egg using real estate

In Australia, the national pasttime seems to be to save, save, save for a house deposit! People are making all sorts of sacrifices to get that all important deposit together – from living with mum and dad into their thirties, to sacrificing life’s little luxuries. But why are so many Australians so very focused on […]

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Could the equity in your house buy you a new car?

If you’ve been putting all your extra cash into your home loan, well done. Paying your loan off sooner could potentially save you a lot of money on interest. However, owning a safe and reliable car is just as important, particularly if you have a family or need to travel a distance to work. So […]

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4 benefits of downsizing

If you’re looking to buy your next home, downsizing might be the way to go. After all, sometimes less is more and it could work wonders for your finances! In this article, we explore some of the benefits of downsizing – from cutting back on maintenance and energy costs, to having more money in your […]

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