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Investing on a low income...

Investing on a low income. Impossible, yes? No? Maybe? No! Never say never. Ther...

Traps that could ruin a home loan a...

A mortgage application is almost like asking someone to trust you with a small f...

Investing capital before selling...

Investments can be confusing. The capital on a property is no different. It’s di...

Flipping houses: what are the costs...

The costs of flipping houses? Well, nothing. In fact, you should be making money...

Saving habits can help you cut the ...

While maximizing the savings is good, but it should not in any way make your lif...

What to do with your home equity...

So you have owned your home for a while and have accumulated some equity in your...

The truth behind Lenders Mortgage I...

Can’t people just get along? Lenders Mortgage Insurance gets a bad rap but there...

5 ways to use technology to save fo...

There’s no denying it, saving for a deposit is hard work. With the median house ...

Property investors: make the tax sy...

Property investors and tax are a match made in heaven. Sure, you may be feeling ...

How to reduce costs in the home...

There’s a reason parents always used to say ‘money doesn’t grow on trees’: life ...

Loan scams: what to look out for...

For those who are looking for their first mortgage, it is probably safe to say t...

Moving on up – Upsizing your home a...

There are a number of reasons why you might choose to upsize to a larger home. A...

4 tips to avoiding common real esta...

Think board games about property buying and ‘Monopoly’ is likely the first to co...

How to meet your savings goal as a ...

If you’ve ever tried saving money, you know it’s tough. But saving money as a co...

Landlord’s insurance: what to know...

Looking at landlord’s insurance policies may seem daunting because they al...

How to negotiate home loans like a ...

For some people negotiating a new home loan deal comes about as naturally as bus...

Renovating – the costs and co...

Whether in business, property or even the lottery, we all want to make money and...

5 tips for getting a home loan when...

When was the last time you asked your partner about their credit history? If you...

Setting your property investment go...

To be a successful property investor, it is crucial to develop a game plan prior...

How refinancing your home loan can ...

As you journey through life, your financial circumstances change and your home l...

Key Lessons All Property Investors ...

I’ve learned many lessons over the 40 years I’ve been investing. In fact, I’ve ...

What is a buyer’s agent and do you ...

Many people have bought property themselves or have seen close friends and famil...

What is a clearance rate?...

A clearance rate is a key property market indicator. It is generally used to est...

How energy-smart is your home?...

It has never been more important to factor in energy costs when buying a new hom...

Are you an investor or trader?...

We hear about the “property investor” all the time, but have you hea...

What You Need to Know About Your Cr...

Before you begin applying for a home loan, stop! Take the time to get to know yo...

Considering investing? Get your hea...

Australians love bricks and mortar and home ownership has always been the great ...

Pay it forward: Creating smart save...

Smart savers always understand the value of money. However, patience, due dilige...

Gearing: A dummy’s guide...

Without doubt, “gearing”, such as negative gearing or positive geari...

Debunking the myths of the negative...

As the debate on negative gearing progresses forward, what do the experts think?...

Four steps to get you back to finan...

A surprising amount of people avoid talking about their financial health and lan...

Helping hand: loans and structures ...

If your children are looking to buy a home, there are a number of things that ca...

Why first home buyers may consider ...

First home buyers are usually in an enviable position. This is because they can ...

What are genuine savings and how do...

Many investors require prospective purchasers to have genuine savings when they ...

Five reasons to consider refinancin...

Obtaining a loan won’t always result in keeping that same mortgage for the...

Five strategies to get your next in...

If you’re looking to purchase your next investment property then you don’t neces...

Offset accounts, lines of credit an...

When choosing a mortgage you will likely notice a number of extra features, such...

Determining how much equity is in y...

Equity, or the amount of funds available in your home above and beyond your mort...

10 Financial Tips For Property Inve...

More and more Australians are building wealth through the property market. Accor...

Property Valuation vs. Appraisal: T...

Property appraisal and property valuation are not inter-changeable terms, and wh...

Mortgage Jargon Busting: 5 Importan...

First home buyers are generally inundated with a huge amount of information to p...

How To Save Money On A Renovation...

You’ve owned your home for four to five years and while it has been a great plac...

Shop Around to Save on Your Home Lo...

For first home buyers, investors, those upgrading to a bigger home or looking to...

Buying an investment grade property...

The property market is constantly evolving and just like everything in this worl...

Buying an investment grade property...

Many investors become confused when it comes to purchasing an investment propert...

Furnished or unfurnished?...

Do you lease your investment property out furnished or unfurnished?  This is a k...

The latest buzz word: Self Managed ...

If you’ve been keeping an eye out on the latest trends and practices amongst sav...

Buying the right investment propert...

Approximately 20% of the population owns an investment property. Of those invest...

How to avoid paying Lenders Mortgag...

No one likes paying extra costs, and a home is one of the cases where many peopl...

Save thousands with the right home ...

Whether you are a first home buyer, investor, upgrading to a bigger home or look...

Tips for Negotiating the Purchase o...

Purchasing a property may well be the biggest financial commitment you will make...