Property investor profiles – what type are you?

In Australia, it’s possible for just about anyone with a deposit to invest in property, whether you are a low-income earner on a tight budget, or a well-off with loads of disposable income. Interest rates are very low at the moment and home prices are more affordable than they’ve been for a while. So, if […]

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Mortgage Focus July 2019

Great news for homeowners and property buyers this month. Home loan interest rates have fallen again. If you’re in the market for a home or want to invest in property, now is a good time get pre-approval on a competitive home loan. Interest rate news At its July meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) […]

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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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July 2018 – rates on hold at 1.5%

As expected, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to leave the official cash rate on hold at 1.5% at their July meeting today. This month, it’s all good news for home owners and those in the market for a new loan! Next month (August) will bring us to a record breaking two year period […]

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Mortgage Focus June 2018

We hope you are embracing the arrival of winter and enjoying the cool change. In recent weeks we’ve seen conditions for property buyers improving, with fewer homes reaching the reserve price at auction and values trending downwards in many markets. During the colder months, there are usually fewer buyers doing the rounds, so there could […]

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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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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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Rates on hold for December 2017

At its final meeting for 2017, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to keep the official cash rate unchanged at 1.5%. The RBA next meets in February 2018. The good interest rate news for property owners and buyers looks set to continue into 2018. In its Statement on Monetary Policy released in mid-November, the […]

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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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RBA rates on hold at 1.5% for September 2017

At its September meeting, the Reserve Bank of Australia chose to keep the official cash rate on hold at 1.5%. How will this affect you this Spring? Despite the RBA keeping the cash rate unchanged, lenders continued to cut rates on principal and interest loans for owner occupiers during August. Home loan rates are still […]

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