Now is the best time in history to refinance!

Maximising your tax deductions by using a redraw facility

1. Interest rates are the lowest they have ever been. 
2. To get in ahead of the curve prior to income reduction, job pause, job loss or access to finance becoming more difficult. 
3. Move to a lower monthly repayment to improve your cash flow. 
4. Release equity to maximise your cash buffer.  
5. Consolidate debt to make repayments lower. 
6. Receive strategic advice regarding your mortgage strategy or buying a property.
And that’s just to name a few…

April 3, 2020

The November results are in | Melbourne is officially on the rise!!

November property value movements have been released today and largely as expected we saw…

December 1, 2020

Weekly auction clearances – 30 November 2020

The national property market finished off spring with a bang with a nationwide combined clearance rate of…

November 30, 2020

Property values are set to increase 10% and more in 2021

ANZ was the last of the major banks to come off the bench during the week and scrap its forecast for a pandemic-linked 10 per cent drop in house prices for 2020. Better late than never!

November 24, 2020

Melbourne house prices increasing again

Melbourne prices are on the rise and the dust has settled on the impact of the Covid pandemic. From peak to trough property values fell by…

November 20, 2020

Should you include a studio apartment in your next home renovation?

Before you decide to take the plunge to encroach on your outdoor space, such as a studio apartment, granny flat, pool house or outdoor study/rumpus room be sure to consider the following…

November 19, 2020

Nearly half of investors plan on buying property interstate next year: survey

A survey of property investors by PIPA has uncovered that nearly half of investors plan to buy a property interstate in the next year.  

We’ve always said that your next property decision could be anywhere in Australia. Each time you purchase a property, you should aim to purchase the highest quality asset you possibly can and the location should be based on your goals and personal situation, rather than where you live or where a buyer’s agent is based. Or worse, where they are buying but not based!  

January 30, 2020

High-rise apartment prices lag houses by 50 per cent in some suburbs

Over the last 10 years, high-rise apartment prices in Melbourne and Sydney have underperformed houses by more than 50%, and if you have been listening to our education for the last 15 years, this would come as no surprise whatsoever!

Core logic data indicates that Melbourne’s high-rise apartment market is by far the worst of every other city in Australia. As we’ve been banging on about for years, high-rise apartments rarely make the grade as quality investments, if your goal is capital growth. Low land-to-asset-ratio’s is just one reason for this as we have opined in an article for Domain, in Podcast Ep#16 “unpacking land to asset ratio” and alongside property professionals CateBakos and Petewargent on landtoassetratio.com.au. 

January 23, 2020