The Conveyancing Process in Real Estate [Step by Step Guide]

If you’re a first-time home buyer or property investor, you might not have come across the term ‘conveyancing’ before. Likewise, terms such as unconditional, settlement and ‘cooling-off’ period are also terms you may not be overly familiar with. And even if you’re a seasoned property investor, you would have employed a conveyancer or solicitor to […]

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The ultimate guide to home and property loans

Doesn’t it seem like there are more home loans on the market now than ever before? Well, that’s because there are!  Let’s face it: first-tier lenders like the Big Four and second-tier banks such as credit unions are locked in a battle for your business. The hard part, of course, is determining which is the […]

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Property development guide part 12

In this article, Bryce Yardney, Property Development Specialist at Metropole Projects, explains the role of a town planning consultant and what you need to be asking yours.  Town planning consultants are professionals with a qualification in town planning or urban planning.  Those in private practice have usually been employed by local councils or planning organisations for a number […]

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Property Investment: Complete 20-Step Investor Guide

If you’re looking to get into property investing or move up to the next rung of the ladder, here are some words of advice on how to invest in property. Property investment is simple, but not easy –  and that’s not a play on words. In other words it’s not something you should enter into […]

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A Complete Guide to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in Australia

The thing about property investing is that eventually you, or your beneficiaries if you hold for the extremely long-term, will likely have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT). This is the time when the Federal Government gets their share of the profit that you’ve made from investing in property as it’s technically classed as personal […]

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