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New research says women don’t find sports cars sexy.

Alright, alright. OF COURSE women find sports cars sexy. But if I put the word insurance in the title of this blog would you have read it? Didn’t think so. Why? Because, let’s face it, insurance ain’t sexy. Actually, most of us Aussies think insurance is such an un-sexy subject that we’d rather not talk…

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Four key steps to becoming a property investor.

If you’re interested in becoming a property investor, there are a few things you need to consider before you get started. Here are what we think are the four most important.   Ask yourself: what’s my long-term goal? What kind of financial strategy do I need?  Is it achievable with property? Work through the numbers so…

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How much can I borrow?

Ready to buy a home or investment? Online calculators are a great tool for working out how much you can borrow. But there are other factors in the equation too.   These are the big four.   How much is your deposit? I have to admit that when it comes to property deposits, bigger is…

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Buy an investment property using the equity in your home.

You might have seen our latest video: ‘How to release equity in your home to buy a second property’. We’ve written a couple of blogs on this subject too and one of most common areas of concern for investors who want to pursue this strategy is worrying about not having enough equity to actually get…

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Paying off your mortgage quickly

Tim Gurner – a real estate millionaire recently caused a media frenzy by suggesting that if young people didn’t go out to cafes and spend money on smashed avocado on toast, then they’d be better able to save for a home. This month, a young couple from Western Australia are making headlines for saying much…

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Preparing for tax time

More Australians have become landlords in the past few years than ever before. This is because it’s one of the innovative ways people are using to get a foothold into the property market. Secondly, it’s because people have seen real opportunity to make money in the property market which has been booming for more than…

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How to use equity in your home to build wealth

Did you know that you can use the equity in your home to build wealth? The equity in your home can be a powerful ally when it comes to building a real estate portfolio. Over the long term this can help you build personal wealth. This is a strategy that has been used by many…

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