Property Investment

Home Buyers Snubbed In Budget 2018

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 9, 2018

With the Government promising a $2.2 billion surplus by 2020, Scott Morrison’s “Santa Claus” budget has mostly ignored home buyers trying to get into the market. There is some good news though, and investors can breathe a sigh of relief that negative gearing...

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What Borrowers Need To Know In 2018

personOtto Dargan access_timeFebruary 8, 2018

The crash hasn’t happened but it’s not all smooth sailing Despite the media hype fueling the fear, all signs are pointing to a soft landing for Sydney and Melbourne real estate and other capital cities look set to follow. That’s great news for Australian homeowners...

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Even Homeowners Think House Prices Are “unfair”

personOtto Dargan access_timeDecember 6, 2017

More than ever, Australians are relying solely on future home prices for their financial stability and, in a surprise twist, property owners say they would benefit from lower house prices. That’s according to an ME Bank survey, which showed that 43 percent of respondents...

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Funny Street Names Answer To Affordable Housing?

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 28, 2017

Are you a first home buyer trying to crack the real estate market? A study by a group of high school girls may have cracked the answer to affordable housing: find the streets with the silliest names and you could save up to $140,000. You’ll get teased butt save a fortune Let’s...

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The Future Of Australian Real Estate

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 21, 2016

Is the housing boom over? For some parts of Australia the property market may have reached its peak. The key for investors is to identify which parts of the market are going to do well and which are a house of cards. If you’re thinking about buying a new unit or apartment,...

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The Top 10 Most Liveable Suburbs In Australia Right Now

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 1, 2015

We here at Home Loan Experts just love to talk about property, whether it’s about the current property boom or what the Australian real estate market will look like 10 years from now. Apart from median house prices, rental yields and the overall investment potential of a particular...

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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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More First Home Buyers Choose To Invest First

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 2, 2015

More and more first home buyers in Australia are preferring to invest first rather than buy, according to new research. A recent survey by Mortgage Choice found that around 36.6% of property investors were first home buyers. This number is significantly higher than the 21.1%...

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Foreign Investors Face Tough New Penalties

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 28, 2015

Last week, the Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey introduced into parliament tough new laws for foreign investment in Australian property. These new laws are set to come into effect by 1 December so if you’re planning to invest in Australian real estate, listen up. Breaches of Foreign...

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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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