Boosting the Size of Your Portfolio with Unused Equity

The goal of most property investors is to have a portfolio of sufficient size and diversity that they are able to weather any economic downturn and still have enough assets to generate a reasonable income. This goal is achievable as long as investors understand the fundamentals of the real estate market, and they have some […]

By |September 16th, 2016|Financial Advice, Property Investment|Comments Off on Boosting the Size of Your Portfolio with Unused Equity

How To Reduce The Risks That Cause Financial Failure

There are some life events and circumstances that can derail efforts to achieve financial independence. Some of them are out of our control like natural disasters and accidents, but our society has developed products such as life and health insurance to mitigate the consequences. “Lifestyle” diseases can also be controlled by making better food and […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Financial Advice, Home Loans, Property Investment, Wealth Creation|Comments Off on How To Reduce The Risks That Cause Financial Failure

Retain Your Quality Tenants With A Well-Maintained Property

To attract quality tenants, owners must be prepared to keep their properties in good condition. Gone are the days when tenants were desperate for a roof over their heads and would accept sub-standard accommodation. Tenants now are often looking for long-term rentals and expect that, in exchange for their rent and care of the various […]

By |August 5th, 2016|Property Management, Rental Properties|Comments Off on Retain Your Quality Tenants With A Well-Maintained Property

You Are Never Too Young To Invest In Property

Most young people starting out make sacrifices to become independent. They may work low-paying casual jobs to pay for university or complete an apprenticeship to get qualifications. If they leave home to access these opportunities, they usually forego new clothes and entertainment, and even eat poorly to pay rent and transport costs.
Enjoy Success but Temper […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Buy & Sell, Property Investment, Property Market|Comments Off on You Are Never Too Young To Invest In Property

Cash Rate Decisions By Reserve Bank Influence Lending Rates

Investing in “bricks and mortar” has for many years been the pathway to financial independence for thousands of Australians. Our real estate market has performed well overall, and our taxation system provides additional incentives that make owning investment properties attractive.
Low Interest Rates Not the Whole Story
One of the drivers of the growth in this sector […]

By |July 7th, 2016|Interest rates|Comments Off on Cash Rate Decisions By Reserve Bank Influence Lending Rates

Mortgage Repayments – A Different Approach

Everyone with a mortgage looks forward to the day when the last payment is made and this financial commitment is no longer necessary. Whether the mortgage is over the family home or an investment property, the euphoric feeling is the same. With it come new possibilities as the money that has been set aside regularly […]

By |June 14th, 2016|Financial Advice, Financial Advice, Home Loans, Interest rates, Mortgages|Comments Off on Mortgage Repayments – A Different Approach

Could Your Staff Handle a Fire Emergency?

Over the past couple of years there have been several major house fires around the Brisbane area involving complete property destruction and tragic loss of life. Smoke detectors that did not work, fires that started during the night when the family was sleeping and leaving candles burning were some of the causes. There have also […]

By |May 25th, 2016|Fire Safety, Property Investment|Comments Off on Could Your Staff Handle a Fire Emergency?

Getting Into Property – An Alternative Approach

There has been much media comment lately about the Australian property market, much of it focused on the high prices being paid, especially in Sydney and Melbourne. This media conversation is bemoaning the likelihood that young Australians will never own their own homes like their parents did, and that they are being priced out of […]

Bringing It All Into Perspective

There is a lot of conjecture out there in the market about the ability of young people today being able to afford a mortgage. After reading this you may just believe that the truth Is – it’s all in how you manage your money in the first place. Surprise! Surprise! Nothing has changed about that […]

By |April 13th, 2016|Financial Advice, Home Loans, Property Management|0 Comments

Is Credit Card Debt Destroying Your Home Owner Dreams

The data that is evolving regarding credit cards is that people are applying for them at a younger and younger age.

One of the greatest flaws in this reporting is comparing the Generation Y’s with older folk of 65 years of age. It has been reported that the average 65 year old applied for their first […]

By |March 23rd, 2016|Credit Card Debt, Financial Advice|0 Comments