The new mortgage brokers on the block – Mum & Dad bank

As lending rates are at a record low, the market becomes achievable and enticing for the first homebuyer. While the incentives provided by the Government certainly make for an attractive offer for the young purchaser, they also increase the pressure on families to help their kids acquire their first home. Enter the mum & dad … Continued

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Rentvesting – enter the property market without sacrificing your current lifestyle

As property prices continue to rise, purchasing in a centrally-located or sought-after area is out of reach for the average working millennial. Instead, many are opting to rent rather than buy as it means not having to compromise their inner city or beachside lifestyle. But for those who are still eager to enter the market, … Continued

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Buying your dream home or investment property – how to guarantee a buy before auction

Auction day is always very stressful, especially if you have already set your heart on buying the property. Better properties in better suburbs often sell before auction, so how can you guarantee that you’ll secure that perfect property? Know what you’re looking for. Firstly, you need a clear picture of what you are looking for. … Continued

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Buying in a boom market

Source: Chris Gray, CEO of Empire which builds property portfolios for other people – searching, negotiating and renovating on their behalf. For clients or to add to his personal portfolio, Chris buys around 1-2 property per week, providing a unique insight into market conditions and buyer and seller sentiment. Chris hosts “Your Property Empire’ each … Continued

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