Investment Strategy

Home-Buying Strategies For A Competitive Property Market

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 15, 2023

If you’re in the market to invest in property or looking to buy a home, the current landscape demands your attention. The property market has recently had a surge in auction clearances and home sales, indicating a highly competitive environment. If you’ve been in the...

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How Hybrid Work Shaped Today’s Property Market

personOtto Dargan access_timeFebruary 16, 2023

Hybrid work refers to the arrangement of working from both home and office or alternating between these two. The specifics might differ based on the company’s policy or the nature of your work. Working from home has become a common part of life today. Technology has enabled...

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Where Are The Investment Opportunities In Regional Australia?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 2, 2021

In the past six months, the value of investor loans increased by 48.1%, compared with a 29.7% increase for owner-occupier loans. Investors are becoming more active in the property market. In the March 2021 quarter alone, investment lending for houses surged by 28.7%, while...

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Is Rentvesting Right For You?

personOtto Dargan access_timeMarch 12, 2019

If you’ve been looking into options for home ownership or property investment, rentvesting may have been a term you’ve come across. There has been a growing trend in rentvesting across Australia, particularly with millenials and first home buyers looking to get onto the property...

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Should I Keep My Home As An Investment?

personOtto Dargan access_timeFebruary 5, 2019

Guest post: George Porter What should you do with your first home when you decide to upgrade and buy a new home? Understanding the benefits and identifying the common mistakes can help you make a better decision when choosing to either keep your home or sell it. 4 reasons to...

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7 Hot Tips To Buy A Home In A Falling Market

personOtto Dargan access_timeDecember 13, 2018

The media has been positively frothing this week with some economists forecasting a real estate market crash. We think that sentiment is a little overblown and we’re expecting a soft landing but, either way, the current environment is presenting many opportunities for savvy...

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Has Your Investment Loan Borrowing Power Suffered?

personOtto Dargan access_timeDecember 3, 2018

Some of Australia’s best performing cities have been in decline for the last six months which means it’s a great opportunity for property investors to take advantage…if you can get approved for a home loan. Banks have tightened their lending criteria and borrowing...

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What Every Property Investor Needs To Know In 2015

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 23, 2015

With recent reports citing a “cooling off” in the Sydney real estate market, are there still opportunities in Australia for savvy investors? The short answer is yes, but you’ll have to be vigilant and put in the hard work…and you’ll probably also need to look outside...

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How Much Of Your Home Loan Repayments Are Interest?

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 18, 2015

How much of your home loan repayments are actually reducing your mortgage balance and how much is going to your bank as interest and administration fees? Unless you’re paying interest only, it can be a little tricky trying to figure out the exact amount of interest that makes...

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3 Simple Tax Benefits That Every Property Investor Should Know

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 10, 2015

Do you cringe at the thought of the tax man cutting into the profit you make from your investment property? Did you know that you can reduce your taxable income and maximise your earnings from your investment? It’s important to speak to an accountant before doing so but here...

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