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FIXED, VARIABLE, SPLIT – FIND THE RIGHT FIT FOR YOU


In Australia, there are a number of ways to structure your home loan repayments. Finding the best option may save you time and money on your mortgage. Here is some information to help you choose the repayment structure that works best for you. Variable rate loans Variable interest rate loans are all about flexibility. Essentially, […]


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HOW TO ADD MAXIMUM VALUE WITH RENOVATIONS


Renovating is one of the best ways for property owners to increase the value of their homes. If you’re looking to add value to your home, but don’t want to renovate every room, it can be difficult to decide where to start. Here are some ideas to help you decide which part of your property to […]


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THE RENOVATION JOBS YOU CAN DO YOURSELF – AND THOSE YOU SHOULDN’T


When it’s time to renovate, everyone wants to save money. It’s fine to be hands-on for some tasks, but there are a few projects that are definitely not DIY friendly. Here’s a guide to what you may want to do yourself and what you should leave to the professionals. What to do yourself Painting A […]


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Five Essential Pre-Auction Day Tips


  After months of house hunting, you’ve found your ideal home or investment property. When auction day is approaching, it’s time to get serious about preparing to bid. Here’s a checklist of five essential things to do before putting up your hand at auction. Secure your finance If you’re serious about a property, you’ll bid […]


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What’s The Answer If Your Mortgage Repayment Falls Short?


Whether you’re affected by fluctuating interest rates or or by a change in your personal circumstances, the pressure of maintaining regular mortgage loan repayments can be overwhelming at times. Here is some information to help you understand the available alternatives. What to do before it gets worse If you’re about to miss a mortgage payment or […]


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Ten Tips When Buying An Investment Property


1. What do you want to achieve? Understanding your objectives is key to finding the right investment property. The actual property itself is never the end goal when it comes to investment – it’s the financial element that you’re really concerned about. First and foremost, decide what your end goal is and then create a […]


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Confused About Home Loan Pre-Approvals? Follow These Four Steps.


Ready to buy a property? You’ll need to show the seller you have enough money. For most people, this will mean getting a loan, and the first step to getting one is obtaining pre-approval for it. Pre-approval – also known as conditional approval or approval in principle – is an indication from a lender as […]


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Are Your Rights Sold From Under You When You Sell?


Attract more buyers and fewer lawyers When selling your home though a real estate agent, there are State Government laws with which agents must comply. If a vendor has any issues relating to the sale of their property, they should raise it first with the estate agency’s principal. Rarely, because of professional embarrassment, do issues […]


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The best investment property for you.


Choosing for the long-term. When choosing an investment property, it’s important to think about what tenants want rather than what you would choose for yourself. Understanding what tenants are look for and finding a property that suits their needs increases your chances of keeping it tenanted regularly and improves your long-term rental income. Think about […]


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Don’t Want To Work Until You Are 70?


If you don’t want to work until your are 70. Here is a great option. Start planning today. The earlier you start the bigger your investment property portfolio could be!