Category Archive for "Investing"


This is what is going to shape the future of our cities

What is going to shape the future of our cities? What factors are going to make some locations and certain properties outperform the averages in the future? Now these are important questions for home owners and particularly for property investors...
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Living Expens

Why do banks need to know about my living expenses

Being assessed for a home loan can sometimes feel a bit like a police interrogation – all that the paper-based third degree is missing is a swinging overhead lamp in a small, dingy room! But banks want to know absolutely...
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Interest Rates

Is it time to fix your interest rate now?

There was a lot of buzz in early June when the Reserve Bank finally cut the official cash rate at long last. For years now, the RBA had sat idle and kept rates on hold but was finally forced to...
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Cash Flow

Positive Gearing – How to Create Positive Cash Flows

It’s said that cash flow is king and managing it as part of your wealth-building strategy is essential. In the world of property investment, we hear a lot about negative gearing. On the other side of the ledger, however, is...
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What You Must Know About Line Of Credit, Offset Account And Redraw Facility

What you must know about Line of Credit, Offset Account and Redraw facility

Among the numerous financial products on offer, the three which are arguably the most misunderstood are the Line of Credit, Offset account and Redraw facility. When we talk to clients about what they understand each to be, we get a...
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Surveyor Engineer With Partner Making Measure On The Field

Land Surveying – what is it and why is it important?

There are a range of property professionals at your disposal and, in most cases, you’ll recognise them by name. But while you may have heard of a conveyancer, project manager, buyers’ agent or mortgage broker, you may not fully understand...
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Buy Home

Why buying a home is less risky than starting a business

If you log onto a news website or switch on breakfast television, you could be forgiven for thinking Millennials should just give up on most aspects of life. Wages have stopped growing. The world is an unstable and uncertain place....
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Is APRA finally listening?

We had some long-awaited news recently which everyone in the housing and finance sectors rightly celebrated. Now, I’m not talking about the Federal Election result – although that was good for the property market with the Coalition winning, given Labor’s...
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Property Prices

Which direction for property prices now that we have a coalition win

The results are in and to the surprise of many, Scott Morrison has led the Coalition to win this year’s Federal election. And this means our housing markets are likely to pick up by the end of the year. The...
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Sydney Invest

How much should you pay for an investment property in Sydney?

If ever there were a lesson in the cyclical nature of residential property price cycles, it would have to be Sydney housing 2012 to 2018. The capital’s market was effectively thought ‘bullet-proof’ by some participants – there were very few...
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