When selling your home, there are a number of controllable factors which can positively influence your sale price, such as cleaning, maintenance and good marketing. However, sometimes people forget that other market conditions can have a significant impact on the final sale price. Economic climate With an economy in a growth phase, wages and income
We’ve all heard of this strategy. It’s a commonly held belief that purchasing a property next to a blue-chip or wealthy suburb results in riding the wave of the better suburb’s success. The principle behind this is that the capital growth effects of the blue-chip suburb will ripple out and affect the surrounding suburbs as
Yep, it’s that time of the year again – budget time! We know that most of you aren’t THAT interested in the budget itself, but rather how it affects you, your job, your investments… basically, your life. Housing affordability has been a key policy area in this year’s budget. Here’s how the 2017 federal budget
So you’re thinking about buying an investment property in Brisbane but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s normal to feel a little overwhelmed. With over 450 suburbs across the Brisbane metropolitan area, there are lots of places to choose – but which is the best? The best place to start
In today’s episode, we’re talking about a strategy called debt recycling. You can recycle your plastic and paper, AND also your debt. It’s a long term wealth building strategy, it’s not an overnight ‘make $1M investment strategy’, but the whole concept is that most people have equity in their homes. For example, in the property that
Welcome to this week’s episode of the Rentvesting podcast. This is actually a pretty interesting episode. I was reading the newspaper recently and there was yet another article about a “20-year-old property young gun who bought three properties in three years, he’s so amazing, here are his 7 tips”. I’ve seen a few of those.
What is the first home owners grant? The Great Start Grant is an initiative started by the state government to help first home owners get into the property market. At the moment, the government will provide you with $20,000 to get into your first home, which is a great incentive to buy. With Australian housing
Three’s a crowd in today’s episode. This week we’ve got Joshua Coleman – a valuer, buyer’s agent and finalist of 2016 Buyers Agent of the Year. First, What is a Buyers Agent? A buyers agent is basically a hybrid between a real estate and a property valuer that works for you to find, negotiate and buy