Growth Averages Can Be Misleading

Thursday, November 12, 2015 / Property Investment

When people talk about property value growth, it can become a confusing time for some. When we look at the national figures, the state figures, the city based figures and then the suburban figures; it can all become a little hazy as to exactly what growth means. The big thing to remember, is that when…

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Investing In New Property Vs Established

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 / Property Investment

You are likely to get some very strong, very passionate responses from both sides of this debate, depending on who you speak to. There are a lot of valid reasons for each decision, and ultimately it does all come down to your individual investment strategy and the goals that you have in place. As always,…

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Proximity of Public Transport Influences Property Value

Thursday, November 5, 2015 / Property Investment

If like many Australian’s you are reading this title and thinking “but I would never catch a bus”, you should keep in mind that your sentiments are not shared by everyone else within the population. Whilst selecting the home that you are going to buy and then live in, you may not have thought too much…

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Investing in Property Vs The Share Market

Monday, November 2, 2015 / Property Investment

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When you decide that the moment in your life to start investing is upon you, there are many options and even more opinions available to you. The two options that will stand out as being the leading two, are: Investing in real estate Investing in the Share Market Both of these are time tested and…

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Learning From Mining Town Investment

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 / Property Investment

There are no avoiding headlines about property investment gone wrong, but have you ever noticed that most of these headlines have a rather similar theme? They are all losses that have been made in areas that were largely speculative, such as a mining town. If you take for example the surge in investment that occurred…

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The Science Behind Investing In Property

Thursday, October 22, 2015 / Property Investment

Some people mistakenly think of investing as some sort of gambling. There is however a principle difference between investing and gambling, and that is the fact that one of them has set odds in a complete game of chance, and the other is a process of research and statistical analysis. When you place a bet…

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Using your equity to invest

Friday, October 2, 2015 / Property Finance, Property Investment

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Using equity can be a powerful tool for investors to build wealth. Many people think they don’t have the financial ability to purchase an investment property because they don’t have enough cash in the bank. What these people don’t realise is that they can leverage their homes equity to help them purchase an investment. In fact with banks…

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Positively Geared vs Negatively Geared Property

Thursday, September 17, 2015 / Property Finance, Property Investment

The terms positive and negative geared property are used frequently in property investment but what do they really mean and how do they impact you as the investor? Positively Geared Property: Positive gearing occurs when the rent you’re receiving from your tenants is more than what you are paying to hold the property including costs…

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Investment Lending

Thursday, September 3, 2015 / Property Finance, Services

Buying an investment property is a great way to help build your wealth however it does represent a large financial commitment which is why it’s important to ensure you get the right loan. With banks offering a range of investment home loan products it can be confusing trying to find the right loan to suit your…

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