5 steps to successful property management for new landlords

An investment property is a business, so it is important to manage it properly in order to achieve financial success. One of the first decisions you’ll need to make is whether to manage it yourself or hire a property manager. If you’re the hands-on type of business owner, managing the investment property yourself may work […]

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Mortgage Focus – March 2020

Autumn is here! Activity in the property market usually picks up during this time, so an exciting month is ahead of us. Whether your goal for 2020 is to buy a new home, an investment property, or to refinance your existing home loan, your mortgage broker will be happy to assist you throughout the process. […]

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What are your new year property resolutions?

How are your new year’s resolutions looking so far? Have you taken the first step to achieving your goals during the first few days of 2020? Maybe we can help! Of course, we probably can’t motivate you to lose weight or exercise more, but as your mortgage broker, we can help you achieve your property […]

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Your Essential Property Research Checklist

Buying your first home or investment property is exciting! Like planning for a holiday, you start researching about the fun things you want to do. Out of excitement, you also start looking up other activities not in the original plan, instead of researching the basics, like accommodation and transportation options. Buying a property is the […]

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Everything you need to know about rentvesting

Rentvesting has become increasingly popular in recent times. Last year, research from the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) found that one third of first-time buyers opted to become “rentvestors”, rather than homeowners. Here’s what you need to know before deciding whether rentvesting is right for you. But first, let’s look at an age-old question. […]

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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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Mortgage Focus May 2018

Can you believe it’s already May? If you’ve been thinking about a 2018 property purchase, here’s why now is a great time to go for it. Firstly, the cash rate remains unchanged at a record low level. Secondly, home values and auction clearance rates are falling in many markets around the country, so conditions look […]

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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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Office Buildings – Are they a good investment?

Residential property investment has long been popular among Australians, but far fewer venture into commercial property – like office buildings. While residential real estate may be more familiar, there are many benefits of commercial property investment, which is why it’s worth considering as a viable investment option. In recent times, we’ve seen strong demand for […]

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Should I buy an investment property now?

To buy an investment property in 2018, or not to buy? With more than 15% of Australian taxpayers owning at least one investment property, it’s a big question on many people’s minds right now. So, what’s the answer? Last year saw some major curveballs thrown to property investors, which may have left you wondering whether […]

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Will buying a smaller investment property provide a good ROI?

A small property could potentially make a great investment, provided you choose the right one. The key to success with any investment property is thorough research. In this article, we take a look at how to research and choose the right small space property to give you the investment returns you’re looking for. Pros – […]

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What to look for in an investment property

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 property for […]

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