Category: Property Investment

New Study into mortgages by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission.

  The mortgage fees and practices by the major banks have been examined in a new study by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC). It stated that the discretionary pricing practices of residential mortgages by the banks are not

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Are you looking to invest in property? Here’s what you need to know before you get finance.

If you’ve made the decision to invest in property you’ve probably done your due diligence in making sure it’s the right choice for you. If you’ve considered shares, stock market or gold and decided property investment is for you then

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Buy at the bottom Part 1: Best deals under $300k

Are you ready to shop for bargains but not sure how to tell the difference between ‘bottomed out’ and ‘down and out’? We dig deep into the numbers and identify suburbs to watch across the country where strong fundamentals point

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Sense and Sentiment

Forget the talk around the water cooler. Anyone reading today’s finance pages, watching market reports on TV or simply listening to chit chat around the dinner table could be forgiven for thinking that in the coming months we’re going to

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Australia’s Top Cash-Flow Positive Hotspots

In today’s slow property market, investors are increasingly searching for properties that will put money in their back pocket straight away. You may wish to do this to tide you over until capital growth returns to the Australian property market

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Your Golden Ticket To Discover Australia’s Best Long-Term Property Investment

Property prices in general, have flattened recently. However, there are many areas across Australia that have consistently defied the downturn and have grown strongly year after year over the past 20 years. We examine these top performers to see what’s

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Hottest Suburbs For 2012

Locating areas that would suit your property investment strategy has just become easier with this list of top suburbs to explore in the year ahead. Everyone is in a different circumstance and at a unique point in their investing career.

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Top 10 Things You Need To Know Before Investing In Mining Towns

Mining towns present some of the most attractive opportunities for property investors at the moment. It would be fair to say that never before in the history of property investment in Australia have we (ordinary investors) been presented with such

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35 Reasons Why Property Is The Smartest Investment In 2012

Bricks and mortar have taken a knocking in recent months, but it’s still one of the most robust investment classes, especially in the long term. Here’s why. 1. It’s safe (as houses) There’s a reason why ‘safe as houses’ is

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Top 18 Regional Investment Power houses

Where to buy to supercharge your portfolio Conventional investment wisdom has taught property investors to stick to the capital cities of Australia. After all, 70% of the country’s population lives in these urban centres, and they’ve historically provided solid, long-term

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