Buying a home? Why you should use a professional bidder

It is interesting that for most complicated processes that fall outside of our personal experience we are quick to enlist the help of a professional. There are not many people who will take care of their own commercial accounting or defend themselves in a court of law.  However, when it comes to bidding at a […]

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Buying Investment Property in an SMSF: 6 Common Mistakes

More and more investors, and particularly Baby Boomers, are using their Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) as a vehicle to buy an investment property. So I’d like to share some of the most common mistakes I see people making so you can avoid them. Key points 1. Debt Your Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) can borrow money to: […]

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5 ways buying property in super is different

Investing in property with your super has been extremely popular over the past few years, hasn’t it? And the reasons why are far more interesting than it just being a bit trendy!  The main benefit is that super is an alternative avenue for property investing that has very little impact on personal finances or your future […]

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Understanding The Psychology Of Buying A Home

There’s no denying that buying a home is a big decision and yet you may be surprised by the number of people who are influenced by factors other than price, resale value and location. From the number of a house to a lick of new paint on the walls, it seems we are influenced by […]

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Buying house on a main road or near busy street

All investors know that location is one of the most critical components of any successful property investment. When long term capital growth is the sought after reward at the end of the real estate rainbow (as it always should be), it is vital that you not only find the best possible property, but the best possible […]

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The Ultimate 12-point property buying checklist

Buying your first (or next!) property is an exciting venture, but it can also be quite daunting – especially if you don’t know what to look for. Interestingly, most investors find a property in a location they feel comfortable with, often around the corner from where they live, and then work backwards and try and […]

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