Investment Strategy

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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Property Investing: Is Rental Income Better Than Capital Growth?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 8, 2015

Do you want to build a million dollar property investment portfolio? Join the club! One of the main problems Australians face in investing is not having a clear understanding of what they’re trying to achieve. Do you want to reach your goal quickly and retire early or do you...

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6 Traps Of Overseas Property Investing

personOtto Dargan access_timeJanuary 19, 2015

The Australian property market is an investor’s paradise thanks to robust house prices that are likely to continue to grow over the next few years. For investors though, it’s not hard to wonder if and when the good times will come to an end. Rather than trying to choose the...

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Investec Home Loans: What Happened?

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 17, 2014

Specialist lender Investec sold off its Australian professional banking arm for $440 million earlier this year and many high net worth professionals have been left wondering where they should go for a home loan. As part of our High Net Worth Clients Package you may be eligible...

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Australian House Prices In 10 Years

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 10, 2014

Be prepared! If you missed it, we recently gave you a prediction of what a house in Sydney may be worth in the next 50 years and believe us, we’re not trying to scare you. We just want potential home buyers to be prepared for the Sydney of the future, a property market that...

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Sydney Property Prediction: $48.5m By 2064!

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 24, 2014

Sydney property prices to soar?! Could a house in Sydney be worth $48.5 million by 2064? Please think of the children! Sydney has long been the biggest culprit of bloated property prices, but trying to predict what the market will do in the next 12 months, let alone the next...

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Property Prediction: Brisbane Beats Sydney

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 14, 2014

New figures are tipping property prices in Brisbane to grow by as much as 17 per cent over the next three years, almost twice as much as Sydney. That’s according to the latest research from QBE, which found that improvements in Brisbane’s inner region and middle suburbs...

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How Do Mortgage Exposure Limits Work?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 26, 2014

When a bank is considering lending you money, one of the first things they look at is your exposure, that is, the total amount in existing debt you have in your name. Exposure includes things like business debt, credit cards, personal loans and all other outstanding or approved...

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