Investment

6 Things to Consider When Buying Property to Rent on Airbnb

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Airbnb has turned the holiday accommodation industry on its head: Airbnb currently has accommodation available in over 65,000 cities and across more than 191 countries. Anyone with a property, or even just a room to spare can potentially make some handy cash from this new segment of the travel market. Odds are you’ve stayed at […]

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How to Decide Where to Buy an Investment Property

Investment Property Location

Location, location, location. The first thing most of us look at when selecting an investment property is its location, starting with which state, then suburb and street in the suburb, and finally which specific property in the street. If the property itself isn’t quite right, you can always renovate, but it’s not as easy to […]

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How to Find Great Tenants for Your Rental Property

Great Tenants

Investing in rental property and becoming a landlord may be a purely financial decision for you, or it could become a lifestyle choice. Either way, it is an adventure made easier when you have great tenants. There are dream tenants out there Dream tenants We’ve all heard horror stories about disaster tenants. They destroy your […]

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Is Your Mortgage Like an Old Shoe?

Old Shoe Mortgage

Shoes are made for various purposes: protection, support, speed or elegance, to name just a few. The same goes for your mortgage, and it is important to choose the right one for your purpose. The perfect fit Let’s say you’re browsing your favourite shoe store and you find a stunning pair of heels at an […]

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DON’T Refinance: 4 Reasons NOT to Refinance

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Considering refinancing should be a part of your healthy mortgage diet. But, like good food, too much too often, or at the wrong times, can hurt you more than it helps. Here are four case where you might find it better if you DON’T refinance. 1 Interest-Rate Chasing, or, Too many, too often There are […]

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5 Things Every Great Investor Must Have

Great Investor

What makes the difference between a run-of-the-mill, win-some-and-lose-some investor and someone who seems to make a profit all the time, whatever the market is doing? What makes the difference to make you a truly great investor? The 5 C’s of a Great Investor: Character To be a great investor, you need to have strong character. […]

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Refinancing: Reach Your Goal

Refinancing: Reach Your Goal

Debt. Mortgage. Interest. Home. Business. Credit Card. Refinancing. Debt Most people carry debt in some form. You have debt for a reason. Ultimately, you have a goal you want to achieve. Owning your home outright. Becoming a successful property investor. Enjoying a comfortable life. Running a profitable business. In order to reach these long-term goals, […]

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5 Tips for Choosing Investment Property

Choosing Investment Property

You want to invest in property. You’ve been doing your research, you think it’s the right time, perhaps you even have a loan pre-approval. Now it’s time for choosing investment property. Capital growth vs rental income When choosing investment property, consider your strategy. Are you looking for high capital growth, or a steady rental? If […]

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Refinancing Costs Revealed

Refinancing Costs

Refinancing can save you a lot of money over the life of your loan. But it isn’t always the right time to refinance. Understanding what refinancing costs can help you determine when to refinance, and when to stick with your current loan. Refinancing costs Here are some of the most common costs you may be […]

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Property Success: An investor’s mindset

Property Success: An Investor's Mindset

Many people try their hand at property investment, but not so many succeed.  What makes the difference?  How can you achieve success? Some people will claim that their particular approach is the best way to invest.  But if you compare the methods of highly successful investors, you will find that everyone is unique. Others may […]

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