2021 Australian Investment Property Stats

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Buying an investment property can be a great way to secure your financial future, which is why so many Australians become landlords. 2021 was a big year for property investors across the country. Read on to find out all the key investment property stats nationally, as well as in each capital city and major regional […]

The Maitland Property Market

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If you’re thinking about getting into the Maitland property market as an owner-occupier or investor, it’s important to do your research. Here’s an overview of the latest available statistics. Median Maitland property prices The median property price for Maitland houses is now over $500,000, while units are over $400,000. Those prices makes it among the […]

The Newcastle Property Market

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If you’re thinking about getting into the Newcastle property market as an owner-occupier or investor, it’s important to do your research. Here’s an overview of the latest available statistics. Median property prices The median property price for Newcastle houses is now over $1.2 million, while units are over $750,000. Like most property markets in Australia, […]

Can Home Loan Refinancing Save You Much Money?

Extra Costs to Consider When Buying a Home

If you’ve had a home or investment property loan for a few years and you haven’t looked at refinancing, you’re probably paying a higher interest rate than more recent borrowers are. That’s because banks and other lenders tend to offer the best interest rate deals to new borrowers rather than existing customers. But there’s an […]

Investment Property Loan Interest Rates

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Investment property loan interest rates are usually higher than owner-occupier home loan rates. It’s crucial to find a great interest rate to maximise your return on investment (ROI). Read on to find out everything you need to know about investment property loan interest rates in Australia. Why are investment property interest rates higher? Investment property […]

How to Find Good Tenants

3 Refinancing Mistakes to Avoid

Finding good tenants is a crucial aspect of owning an investment property. Read on to find out the benefits of having good tenants and how you can find them for your investment property. The benefits of having good tenants The major benefits of having good tenants are: receiving your rental income on time. your property […]

What Happens on Home Loan Settlement Day?

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Settlement day is the finish line when you’re buying a home or investment property, so it’s important to know what happens on the day. Read on to find out everything you need to know as a buyer, including answers to FAQs. What is settlement day? Settlement day is the day that ownership of the property […]

How to Become a Landlord

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More and more Australians are becoming landlords by buying investment properties. Having an investment property allows you to: generate rental income from tenants (that you can use to pay off your investment property loan). pay less tax if you use negative gearing as a strategy. build your long-term wealth as your property increases in value […]

How to Capitalise on the Property Boom

First Home Buyer FAQS

Australia has been in a property boom over the last 18 months. Prices have been rising at levels not seen since the early 1990s. If you bought or owned any property before the boom, you might be surprised at how much it’s now worth. Rising prices means that the level of equity (ownership) you have […]

How to Choose an Investment Property Loan

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Choosing the right investment property loan is just as important as choosing the right investment property. It helps you to maximise your return on investment (ROI).   Here are our top 6 tips for choosing an investment property loan. Tip 1: Understand your investment strategy There are 3 ways to make money on an investment property: […]