The Right Investment in The Current Climate

The Right Investment in the Current Climate

The diversity of information available in the market place right now can make property investing somewhat of a minefield. People arguing the merits of certain areas to invest and strategies to adopt can make...
Should I Sell My Investment Property?

Should I Sell My Investment Property?

This is a question we are often asked as property managers and something that most property owners will consider at some point. The answer will obviously depend on what your longer term objectives, but here...
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Finding the Right Builder

You’ve made the decision to build a new home and now you need to pick a builder. This is going to be your family home where you sleep, live and play and maybe even work - so you want to get it right. It’s...
Benefits of Reduced Interest Rates

Benefits of Reduced Interest Rates

Official cash rates are the lowest we’ve seen in many years, meaning it’s a great time to get ahead on your home loan. But how? Make additional repayments Just because the interest rates have fallen,...
Top Features a Tenant Looks For

Top Features a Tenant Looks For

So you are thinking about buying an investment property, but you want to make sure you find one that will be easily rented. Based on the thousands of conversations we’ve had with prospective tenants over the...
Skills of Master Investors

Skills of Master Investors

There are quite a lot of people out there at the moment who are excited about either being or becoming property investors, so I thought it might be useful to share some thoughts on the qualities and strengths...
Navigating the Auction Process

Navigating the Auction Process

I’ve bought and sold a few homes at auction, as recently as selling one last week, and the process always intrigues me. In my work as a sociologist specialising in understanding people’s behaviour in the...
Why Should I Review My Home Loans?

Why Should I Review My Home Loans?

Like most people with a home loan, chances are you set it up some time ago and haven’t really given it much thought since. You’ve not had any major hassles, you’re happy *enough* with the service from...
Managing Rental Property

Managing Rental Property

Lots of property investors like to manage their own rental property. After all, once you’ve found a tenant you can just sit back, relax and collect the rent, right? Actually, there’s a fair bit more to...