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Changes to credit reporting and how they affect you

This month, we saw important changes come into effect that could impact your ability to take out a home loan – or make it easier, depending on your credit history.
Posted on Tuesday, 24 July 2018 in Finance

Changes to negative gearing tax deductions

Last year, important changes to tax deductions for property investors were announced. For some investors, the changes may have a significant impact on the annual deductions you can claim on your rental properties.
Posted on Monday, 16 July 2018 in Finance

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.
Posted on Thursday, 21 June 2018 in Finance

What is co-housing, and could it work for you?

Co-housing is a way of living that offers many benefits, especially for seniors.
Posted on Monday, 18 June 2018 in Finance

Can a boarder help you 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?
Posted on Monday, 28 May 2018 in Finance

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!
Posted on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 in Finance

Neat ideas for renovating a small home

Last year, the Federal Government introduced down-sizing incentives aimed at the baby-boomer set.
Posted on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 in Property

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.
Posted on Friday, 20 April 2018 in Property

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.
Posted on Tuesday, 17 April 2018 in Finance

6 ways to renovate 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.
Posted on Friday, 13 April 2018 in Property

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.
Posted on Wednesday, 11 April 2018 in Finance

Real Estate Cooling Off Period NSW

Understanding the cooling off period when buying property in NSW. Cooling-off period When you buy a residential property in NSW, there is a 5 business-day cooling-off period after you exchange contracts.
Posted on Wednesday, 21 March 2018 in Finance
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