Welcome to Mortgage Strategy 101, where we will uncover why strategy is more important than your interest rate! In this video, David breaks down the Top 5 Mortgage Strategies and why they are a critical foundation for your financial and property success.
Review your few months statements and look at the junk food you purchase at the supermarket and other impulse or one-off purchases. Add up the cost and multiply it over the year or multiple years!
If you own a property and want to consider diversifying your assets, it may be time to consider commercial property investment via direct buying, listed trusts and unlisted trusts. Commercial property is normally a superior cash flow focused investment, vs residential property historically provides the greatest returns through capital growth. Commercial property is traditionally more [...]
The suggestion that you should have a 50/50 balance of shares and property (or any other type of investment) is vastly oversimplifying the concept of diversification. I mention this because I have heard this statement uttered many a time. Ultimately, people who make ‘one size fits all’ investment statements are neglecting the most important element of the equation, YOU!
How can you save $5 every day? Environment Victoria states that the vast majority of items we purchase end up as landfill within six weeks. Keep that in mind when you’re shopping and take a pause prior to making an impulse buy.
New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics shows that the percentage of properties bought by first home buyers in January was 17.9%, which is higher than the 10 year average.This is great news and highlights that the regulatory and government policy changes over the last two to three years have taken affect, making it easier for first time buyers to get into the market.
The results are in! The top 10 locations with the lowest rental vacancy rates in 2018 have been revealed… But don’t be fooled, vacancy rates are not the be all and end all in property investment.
Another day, another story on why the roof is going to cave in on Australian property values – pun intended! Refreshingly, I discovered an article that took a different perspective and: 1. Took the time to explain what needs to happen for a property Armageddon. 2. Then explain why this is unlikely to occur.
Property advice is still neglected and unregulated, much to our chagrin and to the detriment of many Australian’s. This leaves the door open to property spruikers and anyone with an interest in selling property, to market their assets as great investment opportunities under the guise of property ‘advice’. The conflict of interest is obvious – so why are property advisors held to a lower standard than those providing advice on mortgages, insurance policies and investing in shares?