As Australians’ acceptance of working from home sparks a shift in regional and interstate property prices, an interesting list of suburbs around the nation are enjoying a property sales boom. More buyers trying Tasmania for property bargains According to new data published by realestate.com.au, houses in the scenic waterside suburb of Seven Mile Beach, on […]

Read More

Australia’s bank regulator is keeping a close eye on continually climbing house prices, which look set to keep rising before the country’s regulators take active steps to slow the pace of the property market. Despite the pandemic upheaval that has impacted on so many industries and households, the latest official figures* reveal that there has […]

Read More

If your vision of yourself as a first home-buyer is more about owning an investment property, rather than living in your own home, the best possible time to prepare is while you are still living at home with your parents. Be realistic Look at your income and the fixed costs in your life that can’t […]

Read More

Whether you are saving to buy your first home, or add another investment property to your portfolio, finding smart ways to save money is always a positive thing. Think you can’t boost your savings? Think again. A careful exploration of your bank statements will remind you what you are spending and what you can do […]

Read More

That dusty, dirt block may not be as glamorous as the property that promises ‘nothing to do but move in and enjoy’ but, for many Australians keen to get their foot in the property market, investing in raw land is a smart step towards building a property portfolio. With the right research and knowledge at […]

Read More

Saving for a home deposit while paying hefty rental fees can make buying your first investment property or home challenging. But the good news is that, with a professional mortgage broker by your side to give you access to a wide variety of potential lenders, you can be approved for a mortgage based on your […]

Read More

COVID-19 has changed a lot of things, including the way banks and financial institutions interact with their customers. The impact on the mortgage industry has seen the innovation of online mortgage applications, supported by electronic documentation and the rise of video calls replacing the once-traditional face-to-face meetings. To find out more about what other ways […]

Read More

It’s a new way of living that has seen once stable ways of doing business flip completely, and the aftermath is yet to be fully realised. By working at home instead of the office, the once-stable industry of commercial office space has taken a hit and for anyone interested in commercial property investment, it’s a […]

Read More

Preparing your property for the bushfire season is a critical part of protecting your property’s value and the safety of everyone who lives there. Exactly what is legally required of property owners when it comes to preparing your home for the fire season depends on your own state and local municipality regulations but to give […]

Read More

The news that The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official interest rate by 0.15 percentage points reflects the first change since the previous historic low of 0.25 per cent was announced in March. With the cash rate now sitting at just 0.10 per cent, many leading Australian economists have called the cut a […]

Read More