5 people you need as a property investor

One of the first things I learned when I started investing was the value of surrounding yourself with a great team. Doing so can, quite literally, save you thousands, not only as you begin but throughout your entire investing journey. When choosing your team, seek the recommendations of those you trust, be they friends, work … Read more 5 people you need as a property investor

Factor in Child Safety when choosing a property to buy or rent

There are many factors to consider when buying or renting a property. The obvious ones include price, location, public transport links, schools and community spirit. However buying or renting can be a particularly stressful time and often important factors are overlooked, such as child safety. Each year approximately 241 Australian children (aged 0-14 years) are … Read more Factor in Child Safety when choosing a property to buy or rent

5 ways to help your parents feel at home in retirement

Many of us choose to relocate as part of our retirement – to villages, communities, the country, or just a bigger or smaller property in a nearby spot. If your parents are going moving as part of their retirement, here’s some simple ways you can help them out. It’s still all about location Location, location, … Read more 5 ways to help your parents feel at home in retirement

Home loans rise at fastest pace since 2009

Owner-occupier home loan approvals have posted the strongest jump in four years. Personal and business financing are also showing signs of growth, following a series of interest rate cuts. But home loan approvals are experiencing the strongest revival, rising by 5.8 per cent in March to cap off a 9.3 per cent increase since the … Read more Home loans rise at fastest pace since 2009

Qld ‘moving on’ public housing tenants

Queenslanders living in public housing will be encouraged to see their homes as transitional and the management of housing stock will be outsourced. Housing Minister Tim Mander announced on Thursday his 2020 vision for public housing, which focuses on encouraging tenants to move into the private rental market. Mr Mander said while high-needs tenants would … Read more Qld ‘moving on’ public housing tenants

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