This Weeks Reserve Bank Announcement

Thursday, March 3, 2016 / Services

This week the Reserve Bank of Australia has announced that they will be leaving interest rates unchanged, at a rate of 2%. This 2% interest rate is becoming familiar to Australians, as this will be the 11th consecutive Month with this rate. 2% is a record low for interest rates, and the fact that it has been kept at this level for almost a year now is also quite significant. If you look at the last 25 years of RBA Interest Rates (also referred to as the Cash Rate) you can see that we are in historical territory. For the…

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Investment Property Data and Research Sources

Thursday, February 18, 2016 / Services

Never before in human history has information been so freely flowing and readily available as it is in this current era. With the rise of the internet, and the mass interconnection of the global population, you can find the answers to almost any question you ever may have. There are a few things that need to be kept in mind however. The information you find is only as trustworthy as the source, and the source’s source. Being on the internet is a far cry from being a valid or accurate piece of information. There is a lot of misdirection, inaccurate…

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4 Hurdles to Jump Before Investing (That are Much Easier Than You Think!)

Thursday, October 29, 2015 / Property Investment, Services

Taking control of your financial future can seem like a daunting process, one that is so easy to put off by saying “I will deal with this later”, or “I’m just unsure of what to do, it is all too hard”. It would be untrue if we were to go on and say that there are no hurdles or road blocks between you and investing in a better financial future for your family. There are quite a few processes that need to be followed, actions that need to be checked off and decisions to be made. The First and Biggest…

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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 needs.  This is where your broker comes in, with access to hundreds of products across many different lenders your broker is able to help you find the right loan for you. Whilst property investment loans are not too dissimilar from owner occupied loans, interest only loans…

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Building a Property Investment Team

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 / Services

One of the key elements to creating a successful property investment portfolio is building a property investment team that are experts in their specific fields. For most people purchasing an investment property is one of the biggest financial decisions they will make in life, yet many of these people try to do it all themselves. It’s no surprise that the people that attempt such a big feat on their own are the ones who typically don’t make as much money from property investment, as they don’t have the time or expertise required. By building this team of professionals you are…

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