March Newsletter

Autumn has arrived and what a wonderful time of year to turn over a new leaf with a property purchase. While national housing values are generally rising, the pace of growth has trended downwards since April last year, according to CoreLogic figures. CoreLogic director of research, Tim Lawless, said every capital city and broad ‘rest of state’Continue reading “March Newsletter”

How to pay off your home loan faster

Did you know there are all sorts of ways to pay off your home loan faster? Here’s how. Make extra repayments Making additional lump sum payments, say from tax refunds or work bonuses, could have a significant impact on the life of your loan and how much interest you pay. Even making smaller, regular extraContinue reading “How to pay off your home loan faster”

Who’s who in property purchase

If you’re buying property for the first time, you may be a little confused about which professionals you’ll need on your team. Surrounding yourself with a network of supportive experts could help make the buying process a lot smoother and stress-free. Here’s who you are likely to encounter and how you can take advantage ofContinue reading “Who’s who in property purchase”

What to consider when renovating

Renovating your property is a great way to potentially drive up its value. If it’s an investment property, you may also secure a better rental return. However, before you dive in, it’s important to weigh up the costs versus the benefit of renovating. Here are a few pointers to help you decide whether renovating isContinue reading “What to consider when renovating”

Take control of your budget

January. It’s that time of year when many of us begin to feel remorse – not just about all those Christmas pies we overindulged on but also about our festive spending blowout. Last Christmas, credit card spending plunged Aussies $24.3 billion deeper into debt. It’s a worry, particularly for those in the market for a propertyContinue reading “Take control of your budget”

Welcome to our January newsletter

Hello 2022! We hope you enjoyed some quality time with family and friends over the Christmas and New Year break. In December, we saw auction activity go gangbusters, with capital city auction volumes through the roof. With more stock available, it may leave you in a better position to negotiate on price. If you’re planning a propertyContinue reading “Welcome to our January newsletter”

4 signs it may be time to refinance

The pandemic has drastically changed the way we live and work. For some, there may have been big changes to their financial situation. You may have changed jobs or been promoted? Perhaps you’ve saved up some extra funds during lockdown, or you may be struggling to make ends meet? Maybe your goals have shifted –Continue reading “4 signs it may be time to refinance”

A step-by-step guide to property investing

Property investment can offer all sorts of benefits – additional income, capital growth, tax deductions, and the list goes on. If you’re considering an investment property purchase, we’ve put together a simple guide to help you get started. Let’s dive in. Step 1: Formulate an investment strategy The wonderful thing about property investing is thatContinue reading “A step-by-step guide to property investing”

Welcome to our October Newsletter

It’s an exciting time for property owners, with Australian housing values continuing to rise in many markets. The rate of growth has slowed down of late, but is still well above average. Lockdowns continue to affect sales and listing volumes, but once restrictions are eased, activity is expected to recover quickly, as was the case in Melbourne thisContinue reading “Welcome to our October Newsletter”