Investment Strategy

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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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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