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What Are The Hottest Suburbs In Brisbane For Property Investors In 2018?

As you may already be aware, the property price growth in Brisbane has been relatively flat for the past 2-3 years. According to CoreLogic, Brisbane recorded a property price growth of only 2.9% up until September 2017. This figure however, includ...

How Much Money Do You Need To Set Up A Self Managed Super Fund?

So you've decided to research setting up your own self managed super fund but you want to know exactly how much money you need to start. Unfortunately there is no right or wrong answer to this question and it all comes down to how much it will cos...

What Are The Best Regions In Victoria For Property Investors In 2018?

Following on from our recent discussions of top regions for property investors in 2018, it’s time to have a look at Victoria. Before we discuss which areas are likely to grow this year, let’s look at what happened in 2017. There was still a l...

The Top 5 Reasons You Should Consider A Reverse Mortgage

Unlocking some of the equity in your family home in the form of a reverse mortgage is one way to enjoy a better standard of living in retirement. Reverse mortgages have grown in popularity over the past 10 years as more people realise the benefits...

Which Sydney Suburbs Offer The Best Rental Returns For Property Investors In 2018?

Last year (2017) saw the Sydney property market finally start to slow down however rental demand is still relatively good. The reason for this is that with the lack of affordability to buy, many more people are forced to find rental accommodation....

What Are Some Of The Top Cash-Flow Positive Rental Suburbs In 2018

If you’re on the lookout for a new investment property and you want to ensure that your property is cash-flow positive, then which suburbs should you be looking at right now? According to The Top Rental Performers Report (31 Oct 2017) from Co...

5 Tips to Help You Smash an Auction

It’s easy to get swept up in the emotion of an auction, and why not? It can often be the culmination of months of searching for the right property for your needs, dozens of locations vetted, all to get you to this house. Whether it’s for investmen...

Should You Consider Investing In Bitcoin With Your SMSF?

If you haven’t noticed, there’s been a lot of talk around investing in Bitcoin lately especially in relation to SMSF’s. Although the ATO does not have any formal rulings around this type of investment as yet, it does not view Bitcoin or other...

Common Questions First Home Buyers Ask

Forget, cricket, and forget AFL, rugby, union and soccer. Australia’s national sport is home ownership. So, as property prices continue to rise and auction action is fierce, first home buyers are increasingly frustrated in their attempts to enter ...