Should you pay off your home loan before you invest?

Paying off your home loan sounds like a great idea. So does investing for your future. If you don’t have enough money to do both – and a lot of people don’t – which do you go for?  Most people are actively paying off both the principal and the interest, because that’s what they’ve always done. […]

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Why you shouldn’t invest in shiny new houses or apartments

The fresh smell, the clean slate, the low maintenance and the primal need to be the first to mark your territory: these are just some of the reasons why buying a brand new house or unit is enticing. However, that doesn’t mean it is a smart decision. The truth is, there are no ifs or […]

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50 years of valid reasons not to invest

Have you noticed? There will always be someone telling you not to invest in property. Despite all the positives that investing in real estate can offer, over the years there has always been somebody telling us why property investment should be avoided. Just look back to 2008 when we were working our way out of […]

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