Predicting Real Estate Hot Spots

In May this year, a parking space in Potts Point sold for $264,000, quickly becoming the most expensive car park in Australia. While this sounds like an exorbitant amount to pay, it highlights the value of even a small space within close proximity to the CBD. As recently as last month, the finale of Australia’s

Should you consider negative gearing for your property purchase?

Purchasing a property and taking out a loan in Australia are typically one and the same. Borrowing to buy pricey items is basically part of financial reality, because how many of us could afford a home out of our own pocket? According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, we (owner-occupiers and investors) commit to about

The Top 4 Property Investment Research Mistakes

Unless you enjoy gambling with your finances, research is the backbone of any successful property investment. Without it, you’re negotiating your way through the market blind, stumbling and faltering your way to a purchase using your gut and not your noggin. A report from Mortgage Choice questioned more than 800 Australians who had purchased a

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