Archive for the ‘Property’ Category

Are falls in interest rates good or bad for homebuyers?

By admin • May 30th, 2017
Are falls in interest rates good or bad for homebuyers?

A fall in interest rates is usually greeted with delight by homebuyers. The lower the interest rate the less the mortgage repayments on a particular house, right? Well, maybe. However, lower interest rates also mean borrowers can service a bigger loan. In a competitive housing market that can push up prices. So, what’s really going […]

Millennials and finance – your unique needs

By admin • May 30th, 2017

If you entered the world between 1980 and 1996, you’re part of the “millennial generation”. You’ve grown up in an age of unprecedented abundance and incredible technical innovation, and as a group, enjoy a greater wealth of opportunity – professionally, socially and recreationally – than any previous generation. Many goods and services have never been […]

The power of “average”

By admin • November 29th, 2016

When financial markets experience volatility, many investors obviously worry; but what are the real effects of a “volatile market”? If you are a long-term investor, with a timeframe of five years or more, you cannot afford to overlook the benefits of growth investments such as shares or property. As an astute investor you will be […]

The 9 golden rules of investing

By admin • June 2nd, 2016

While markets are performing well it’s easy to sit back and watch investments rise in value. However what happens when the markets are not performing so well and uncertainty abounds? In such periods, it’s easy to lose your nerve – so how do experienced investors handle this? Here are nine tips: 1. RECOGNISE THE CYCLE: […]

Australian shares or residential property?

By admin • August 1st, 2014

A great article on the performance comparison of shares versus property: 2 Jul 2014 – CHRIS WALKER (INVESTSMART) Which is the best investment – shares or residential property? It’s a question that enthrals most Australian investors, with many vehemently liking one, but not the other, and lots of people putting most if not all their investment eggs […]

Residential Property Update

By admin • July 3rd, 2013

Thanks to BIS Shrapnel for this article: Property Update July 2013    

Rent a home or buy a home?

By admin • July 30th, 2012

A common scenario faced by many a young couple or even singles for that matter is whether to rent a home of your own or go into debt and buy a home of your own. Of course everyone’s situation is different, so there is no one answer fits all solution. Having just succumbed to being […]

The foundations of wealth creation

By admin • March 16th, 2012

A great article from the FlyingSolo website: The foundations of wealth creation

10 Rules for successful property investing

By admin • March 16th, 2012

A great article from the Smartcompany website: 10 rules for successful property investing

Seven positive signs for Australia’s property markets

By admin • February 16th, 2012

Read the article below: Seven positive signs for Australia’s property markets

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