Benefits of using a Buyer’s Agent

Do I need to use a Buyer’s Agent?  Who is a Buyer’s Agent and what are the benefits of using a Buyer’s Agent?  Buyer’s agents, also known as buyer’s advocates, are licensed professionals that specialise in searching, evaluating and negotiating the purchase of property on behalf of the buyer. What’s the difference between a buyer’s […]

Rental Shortage Crisis Bites

Rental Shortage Crisis Bites Investors may be returning to the market but their participation remains below long-term averages, leading to a rental shortage crisis. Analysis by Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) shows that, while between 2007 and 2017 investors made up about 35% of the property market, in the past four years that has […]

Where do we learn about money?

And how our beliefs impact our actions Did you know 44 per cent of lotto winners lose their entire fortunes? That’s because it’s not about how much money you have; it’s about what you do with it. Money is a core survival issue. It’s central to our lives, regardless of how much you earn, where […]

Re-financing Hits Record Levels

Re-financing Hits Record Levels and Home Values Surge Past $9 Trillion   A recent surge in switching among property investors has helped lift the amount of mortgage refinancing being undertaken to record levels. Lending indicators released by the ABS show mortgage holders refinanced $17.8 billion worth of home loans to another lender in August – the highest […]

Shifting your money mindset

Adapting your attitude for financial success Growth Predicted Next 12 Months There’s a common saying that states your life is only as good as your mindset. And as simple as it is, it’s true. Mindset is a set of beliefs that shape how you make sense of the world and yourself. It influences your thoughts, […]

RBA No Change till 2020

According to AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver, The Reserve Bank won’t lift the official interest rate until 2020. So that’s great news for homeowners and investors. And he’s not the only one to share this prediction, with the cash rate at its current record low of 1.5%, most industry experts agree that there will […]

Can’t afford to buy where you want to live? Rentvesting could be for you.

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With property prices on the rise, more and more first home buyers can’t afford to buy the homes they want. But it’s not all bad news; You can still buy property that will go up in value, while someone else pays your mortgage. It’s called Rentvesting and more and more people are using it to […]

This Week In Real Estate: Auctions Strong Amid Lockdowns

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This Week in Real Estate: Property news that you can trust Auctions Strong Amid Lockdowns The latest auction clearance rates show that once again lockdowns are not enough to put off determined property buyers. Auctions moved to online last week while Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane were all in lockdown and while the number of properties […]

This Week In Real Estate: UBS Tips Property Boom To Continue

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This Week in Real Estate: Property news that you can trust Prices Surge As Real Estate Listings Fall National residential property listings dropped 4% in June, with old stock being cleared nationwide as the number of buyers outstrips sellers, pushing up property prices around the nation. Figures released this week by SQM Research indicate that […]

This Week In Real Estate: CBA Tightens Lending Criteria

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This Week in Real Estate: Property news that you can trust 218 Locations Pass $1 Million CoreLogic’s inaugural Million Dollar Markets report has identified 218 real estate markets where either house or unit median values in a suburb reached the million-dollar-mark in May 2021 compared to May 2020. The report also highlights how the current […]