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Investing in a real estate property gives you the potential to grow your wealth over time. Changing the interiors or exteriors can even increase its value. One thing you can’t change, though, is the property’s location. That is why it is important to pick the right investment location for your chosen property. Picking the wrong...
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Are you planning to buy an investment property? Buying an investment property is a financial commitment. You need to be aware of all the costs involved in doing so. Knowing what these costs are will help you know how much you can afford and how much you are going to owe. So what are the...
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Over 1 million Australians[1] are swapping their nine-to-five jobs for the freedom of self-employment, picking up work from a variety of freelance jobs – from designing websites to data entry jobs.  Self-employment can be rewarding from both a financial and lifestyle perspective. The downside comes when you want to purchase a home.  Getting a mortgage...
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There are many reasons to consider a home refinance. Getting a better interest rate to lower monthly payments is still one of the leading reasons to refinance your home. Moreover, refinancing your home also means that you can access your home equity and put your money in long-term investments. However, applying for a home refinance...
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A line of credit (LOC) home loan allows borrowers to access funds from the equity in their property. This can be used separately or simultaneously for different purposes. Perhaps you want to do a home renovation or have emergency medical expenses. Perhaps you want to utilise the equity in your home as a deposit for...
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Rich people love owning property. They know they literally do not have to lift a finger (or spend a dime) and the value of that land will increase. They know their mates in the government will unfairly tax the majority (poor people) and with all that tax money they will improve infrastructure and amenity in...
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A good business is always growing and expanding – and looking for ways to improve your investment properties are no different. You are already an investment property owner, so the hard part is over. Growing your investment property portfolio should be a fun, lucrative way to build your business. In this article, I will be...
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In Part 3 of this series I’m going to touch on how government schemes always help push the market higher.  People like to blame events like booms and crashes on one thing.  It’s nice and convenient to blame one thing.  The GFC was caused by “the bankers”.  The dot com crash was “tech speculators”.  The...
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My name is Will Bell, I run a small mortgage broker business in Melbourne.  I guess you could say I’ve got front row seats to the spectacle that is the property market.  We see property market boom followed by property market boom.  In my mind history is set to repeat.  I think we will have...
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Rent or Buy a Home
Shelling out a large sum of money for either option is not easy. This is why you should weigh all the pros and cons to get the most out of your budget. But what aspects should you consider to get the best deal? To help you make the right choice, I made this short comparison...
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