December 17, 2018

Purchasing a property is a thrilling yet nerve-wracking experience, which is why it can be handy to surround yourself with a network of support and expertise. Here are the different parties who may be involved in your home-buying process and how you can use this valuab...

July 4, 2018

There is more to selling your home than putting up a ‘For Sale’ sign on your front lawn. Here are the first things you should check off your list to help you get the largest return from your investment and to ensure the process runs as smoothly as possible.

Choose a qua...

March 5, 2018

Insurance for something you can’t see or touch, such as your income, may seem strange. But how would you pay your mortgage if you were unable to work?

When considering insurance, it’s common for people to pass it off as a pesky added fee involved in owning a car, runnin...

February 13, 2018

There’s an old saying that you should never judge a book by its cover, and this is true for houses – after all, who would buy one having never seen more than the front door? Open inspections are opportunities to really flick through the pages, and here’s how to take fu...

January 18, 2018

In order to decide whether or not to provide you with a loan, lenders will generally assess you against five qualities.

1. Your ability to repay the loan.

To establish your capacity the lender will look at your employment history and salary to evaluate whether you have e...

January 10, 2018

Is the key to saving a home deposit as simple as giving up smashed avo toast for breakfast? Well not quite, but spending less does make a difference.

On top of a budget, a savings plan and strategies such as a high-interest savings account, an effective way to save is t...

December 6, 2017

Urgent maintenance is an unavoidable aspect of being a landlord, so having a cash buffer set aside will help you deal with any unexpected problems.

When renting out an investment property, having access to extra cash is vital for two reasons:

  • to cover the costs of ma...

November 30, 2017

As property prices continue to rise, purchasing in a centrally-located or sought-after area is out of reach for the average working millennial. Instead, many are opting to rent rather than buy as it means not having to compromise their inner city or beachside lifestyle...

September 11, 2017

 Knowing what a property is worth is central to avoiding paying too much for it  and let's be honest no one likes getting ripped off! 

Set a benchmark

Comparing nearby properties that have sold recently is the best way to assess an acceptable price for the...

July 24, 2017

Is becoming a property investor next on your to do list? Whether you're already on the property ladder or looking to become a rent-vestor, I've listed out the points I ask my customers to consider before becomimg an investor

  • Decide what you want to achieve ou...