Archive for Tag: SMSF

Important Research You Should Do Before Listing Your House For Sale

So you’ve decided that it’s time to sell your current home and upgrade or downsize to one which better fits your current lifestyle. However, like every home seller, you want your property to sell fast and for the best possible price. Unfortunately, these things don’t just happen by accident...

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12 Tips To Help You To Rent Out Your Vacant Investment Property Fast

If you’ve just purchased an investment property or you’ve had one for a while, you understand the importance of having the property tenanted. A vacant property is not producing any rental income and this could personally cost you thousands of dollars in mortgage repayments and other expenses such as...

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How To Plan For Your Retirement Sea-Change Now While You’re Still Working

Everyone has different aspirations when it comes to retirement. Some want to stay in their current home and spend time travelling overseas or around Australia. On the other hand, other people long to relocate and are looking for a sea-change or tree-change. No matter what you plan to do...

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5 Money Saving Tips For Buying A New Car

Aaah, that new car smell, so, so seductive. If you’ve decided its absolutely time for a new set of wheels, there are steps you can take to make buying a new car way more affordable. By adopting a few crafty approaches in your new car buying process you really...

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What Is Group Buying And What Are The Pitfalls To Watch Out For?

Group buying in Australia has been around for many years but has become more popular in recent years due to the prices of property skyrocketing and becoming less affordable, especially for first home buyers. Essentially property group buying is just like other types of discount co-op clubs where members...

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De-Cluttering The Minimalist Path To Financial Independence

One of the downsides of Australia’s consumption-based economic system is it plays havoc with our savings strategy. All too often we find ourselves drawn into satisfying our wants rather than our needs. Hence, the idea of living a simplified, minimalist life with far fewer possessions to weigh us down...

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What Is Fractional Property Investing?

If you’re frustrated by the high property prices in Australia’s capital cities, especially Sydney and Melbourne, then you’re not alone.  You just can’t see a way that you will be able to afford to invest in a property, let alone, buy your own home. But there may be a...

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What Is Lenders Mortgage Insurance (LMI)?

One of the key dilemmas confronting potential homebuyers is the issue of a deposit. Waiting until you have saved a deposit will save you money by avoiding the requirement to take out mortgage insurance. However, the downside of going down the deposit path is the waiting issue. People are...

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Is It Better To Use Your Equity To Renovate Your Current Home Or Buy A New One?

If you’ve been in your current home for a few years now, you’ve most likely built up some equity. You may also be finding that your home doesn’t quite meet your needs anymore. Certain areas like your kitchen or bathroom might be in need of an upgrade or your...

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