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

Why the property market was not impacted by Covid

This week’s correspondence from the treasurer Josh Frydenberg included some juicy insights around why the property market was not severely impacted due to Covid…

February 26, 2021

Weekly auction results – 22 February 2021

Auction results 22 February 2021

The highlights from last weekend’s auction results were…

February 22, 2021

How to keep your first property as an investment and why most home owner’s don’t do it

In an ideal world, we all would keep our first property or current home when we upgrade. Unfortunately, most people are not able to achieve this outcome because…

Weekly auction results – 15 February 2021

Weekly auction results

Despite Melbournians entering yet another lockdown, weekly auction results and clearance rates continue to soar. The highlights from last weekend’s auction results were…

February 15, 2021

Weekly auction and clearance results – 8 February 2021

This weeks property auction results show the national property market continues to build momentum as all capital cities turn in preliminary clearance rates above 70%, which signifies…

February 8, 2021

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