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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5 tips for saving a deposit for your first home

The comments in the news are enough to make you think saving a deposit for your first home is mission impossible. Not true! So, rather than just encouraging you to stop buying #SmashedAvo breakfasts to save your deposit, we’ve put together some practical tips to get your savings account over the finish line. We may […]

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How to finance building a new home

There’s something thrilling about building your very own, brand spanking new home! Perhaps it’s the knowledge that everything will be fresh and new, or the freedom that comes with being able to design the property to suit your own tastes and lifestyle needs. Always dreamed of having a lap pool? Why not! Like the idea […]

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Mortgage Focus – June 2017

What a whirlwind month it’s been in the property world! The Federal Budget provided some exciting new opportunities for first-home buyers and downsizers. Housing market conditions cooled slightly last month, while auction activity remained strong in Melbourne and Sydney, but quieter elsewhere. The good news is that there may be some fantastic bargains around the […]

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5 ways to make settlement day stress-free

Next to your wedding day perhaps, settlement day on your first home is likely to be the most exciting and stressful day of your life. It not only brings an end to the hard work and perseverance it takes to save your deposit and find the home of your dreams, it marks the beginning of […]

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8 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 competition continue to […]

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Which is better: buying an established home or a new one?

It doesn’t matter whether you’re a first home buyer, next home buyer or a property investor, deciding between a brand new home and an established one is an important choice that every property buyer needs to make. Both choices give you a huge range of options, but it’s a decision that could be very important […]

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What are the costs involved with buying a home?

Saving up your deposit is the first step in buying a home, and when your bank account balance starts to look good it’s easy to get excited. But it pays to be realistic. Exactly how much money is enough? In this article we take a look at some of the upfront costs involved with buying […]

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Moving up – could an apartment be your first home?

Are you in the market for your first home? Perhaps you’ve been dreaming the classic home buyer’s dream of a little house with a garden and a white picket fence? If this sounds like you, then you may have found that your property searches in 2015 were unrewarding – with the property market running hot […]

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Savvy buyers look to buy off the plan

According to Master Builders Australia, the next three years should see in excess of 200,000 new properties under construction With all these new developments under way, opportunities to purchase units and apartments off the plan also look set to increase. Buying off the plan can offer some significant advantages, particularly for first home buyers and […]

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