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What you should know about buying a tenanted investment property

Buying a rental property is a popular way to invest. But where do you stand if the property you’re eyeing off already has a tenant? We’ll fill you in on what you need to know. So you’re primed to expand your financial horizons and want to buy an investment property? 2023 may provide promise, with double-digit…

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4 New Year’s resolutions for financial fitness

As the sun rises on January 1, many Australians will be getting started on their new year’s pacts. The gym will be full of determined resolution keepers; the pavement pounded by brand-new sneakers. But what about shaping up your finances? There’s no denying 2022 was a tough year for many mortgage holders – with eight…

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When Would I Refinance My Mortgage?

Whenever it makes financial sense to do so. Heard about mortgage refinancing? In the past, most people who took out a mortgage doggedly continued with it until they had paid it off. These days, people refinance their mortgages much more frequently. The average duration of a home loan in Australia now is just 4-5 years….

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Will Investing In A Small Property Provide A Good ROI?

Choosing the right small investment property is key to making a profitable investment. Thorough research is essential for success with any investment property. In this post, we examine how to conduct your research and select the right small space property to provide you with the investment property returns you desire. Why Purchase A Small Space…

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First home buyer numbers have halved: is it time to swoop in?

Repeated cash rate hikes have put many first home buyer plans on hold. So could you swoop in and reap the benefits with less competition in the market? In case you missed it, from May to December the RBA lifted the cash rate from 0.10% to 3.10%. This has no doubt hit many mortgage holders…

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Here’s a Simple Guide to Equipment Financing in Australia

Small business owners may not necessarily have the means to acquire the equipment they need. For some, certain equipment may only be necessary for a certain period of time and may not be worth investing in to purchase equipment. Luckily, there is the option of equipment financing. But what exactly is equipment financing, and how…

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5 Kinds of Asset Finance You Should Need to Know About

There are many types of asset finance available to businesses, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. There are various forms of asset finance available. Businesses that need high-cost equipment – vehicles, machinery, IT systems – usually don’t have the cash on hand to make the purchases. One option is to take out a commercial…

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Buying First Home

A Couple’s Guide to Buying Your First Home Together

As a couple, you will experience a lot of firsts. But perhaps one of the biggest milestones you will have as a couple is purchasing your first home together. This is definitely a big deal since a home is a long-term investment. So, purchasing a home as a couple can signify stability in the relationship. …

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A Guide to What You Should Know About Construction Loans

Building your own home is an extremely rewarding experience. It allows you to design everything from the very beginning, but there are additional benefits to building a new home. Instead of paying a real estate agent and selling your old property, you can save yourself a lot of money by building your own home. You…

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5 Key Factors to Keep in Mind Before Refinancing a Mortgage

When low mortgage interest rates are making headlines in Australia, many homeowners are considering whether or not to refinance their mortgages. However, the decision to refinance your mortgage should not be based on this week’s interest rates alone. Here are five things to keep in mind when making refinancing decisions. 1. The Interest Rates Before…

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