January 2020 First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

 If you were to purchase a home today, you’d most likely need to have 20% of the property’s value saved as a deposit to secure a home loan. From January 1, 2020, things may get a little easier if you’re one of 10,000 borrowers eligible for the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme.

Selling a Property without an Agent

Selling a Property without an Agent

Many home owners are tempted to sell agent free and save thousands of dollars in fees, but is it really that simple?

The biggest reason to sell without using an agent is the age old burden of commission. Every home owner thinks right at the moment they decide to sell ‘maybe I could sell it myself and save heaps of cash. 

8 Steps to Getting Started in Property Investment

8 Steps to Getting Started in Property Investment

Don’t rule out property investment until you’ve done the numbers.  You’ve read the books, magazine articles and reports. And you’ve been religiously checking real estate websites for properties. But when push comes to shove, you never follow through.   Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, despite real estate being a national pastime, only 8.4% of Australians, or roughly 2.1 million people, owned an investment property, according to the Australian Tax Office.