Category Archive for "Investing"

Property Finance

Can I still get property finance?

Finance is one of the most talked about topics in the media of late, with much of the commentary negative. One day we’re reading about housing finance falling to record levels, and the next we’re learning all about the profit...
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Good Time Business

Why hard times are good for business

I write a lot about the cycles of investment and the importance of playing the long game. Short-term thinking is what kills a lot of investors and stops people from ever becoming financially successful. And tough times are interesting times....
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Martage3

What you need to know about mortgages

So, what is a mortgage? Well, it’s not something to fear because it can make the difference between living a wealthy life and one that sees you stuck on a hamster wheel struggling to make ends meet. Simply put, a...
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Expats

What expats need to understand about the lending environment

Aussies working and living overseas might be sitting back wondering what on earth is happening in the world of finance back home. Over the past few months, no doubt, they’ve been reading revelation after revelation coming out of the Royal...
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Property Market

So is it doom or opportunity for our housing markets

I was recently asked this question about our housing markets given the hysterical commentary that has been provided around the state of the housing markets in Australia, it’s a good question and the answer is really dependent upon whether you...
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The Rich Are Getting Richer in Australia | Latest research stats

It’s happening all around the world – the rich are getting richer. And it’s the same here in Australia where the wealth has grown strongly over the past decade, in part on the back of rising property values. And the big...
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Sydney2

How to profit from Sydney’s market softness

You’ve no doubt heard and read a lot about Sydney’s property market over the past few months. Prices are down. Auction clearance rates are flat. Time on market is starting to increase. Everyone seems a bit pessimistic about the state...
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Debt Bomb Investors

Beware the 2020 debt bomb!

Are you ready for the 2020 debt bomb? Now before you start thinking I’ve gone all “60 Minutes” and am falsely forecasting property doom and gloom, think again! Property markets around the country are doing their thing depending on the...
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Property Investors

What are property investors doing today?

There is plenty of talk about the state of the property investment sector isn’t there? But, like so many things online, everything is not as it seems. According to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics housing finance figures, the total...
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Melbourne

Melbourne makes its move to number one (but at what cost?)

The rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne is as famous as that between Wile E Coyote and the Road Runner, the Maroons and the Blues, or Taylor Swift and Kanye West. For generations, the two cities have been in a war...
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