Category Archives: Home
Negative gearing – it may seem like investor mumbo jumbo, but it’s really quiet a simple concept to get your head around. More than that, it’s an important option in an investor’s toolkit when looking for a property to invest in. Gear yourself up for a lesson in the basics of this investment system!
Australians have a few options when it comes to financing a car, and you should make sure you know what each finance option entails before committing to one or the other. Different types of financing can cost more or less depending on the details.
We have put together some pros and cons of the two most prevalent options – car loans and dealership finance.
If you’re ready to buy your first home, congratulations! You’re about to put your foot onto the property ladder, gaining a valuable asset and reliable investment. A home in the suburbs is a great start for young families who may not yet be able to afford properties near major business districts.
That said, not all suburbs are made equal. When hunting for your first home, take some time to consider if the suburb of your choice will benefit you in the long-run.
Starting July 1, 2018, Australians over 65 years old will be able to channel up to $300,000 of the proceeds from the sale of a single home into their superannuation.
This is an exciting change, offering massive benefits for older Australians who are ready to downsize. However, in order to move on from your home you need another place to go.
Here are a few things you should look out for when hunting for that perfect downsizing home.
Are you thinking about putting your home on the market this autumn? March through to May are the most active months for prospective buyers, with 26.7 per cent of sales over the past 30 years transacting within this year, reports CoreLogic Australia.
Now may be the best time to consider selling – but is your home market-ready? Check out these three tips to get your slice of Australian real estate fit for sale.
Internet access grows more important with each passing day – so much so that in 2016, the United Nations declared it a human right. It’s so ingrained in our day-to-day lives that poor internet connections can now have a serious impact on our productivity and social lives.
That’s why demand is growing for apartments in suburbs that are ready for the National Broadband Network (NBN).
So, what exactly is the NBN and how should you be incorporating it into your real estate investment strategies?
Home loan options can be challenging for those unfamiliar with the fluctuations of interest rates. So how do you know which home loan is ideal for you: fixed or variable? Read on to learn more about what fixed and variable rates offer and the advantages and disadvantages of both.
Getting ready to buy your first home is an exciting time. While saving for your deposit or wading through the intricacies of home loans can be a strain, it’s all worth it when you can finally start picking out your dream home. But with so many types of property on offer, what do you go for first?
We’ve run through some of Australia’s main housing types to help you decide what will work best for you.
Australia’s natural beauty, vibrant culture and outdoor pursuits make it the ideal destination to invest in a holiday home. A property that is not only an investment in your quality of life, renting it can be an income all of itself.
So, where are the best Australian holiday spots to invest in property?