With more and more first home buyers jumping straight into the investment property market, there’s a whole new world of landlord insurance that needs to be explored.
As Wizard chairman Mark Bouris says: “Young Australians in particular are choosing an alternative road to home ownership for a range of financial and lifestyle reasons. Research confirms that first home investors are a distinct group in the market and are here to stay.” Continue reading Landlords Insurance →
Renting your property out by the room can be a profitable strategy, but you need to be aware of the risks involved.
Over the last few years there has been a push by some property investment ‘experts’ to use certain strategies to maximise rental return to increase the speed at which they become cash flow positive. Continue reading Renting by the room – can it double your profit? →
Invest and retire in luxury … that’s the dream but there are many traps for the unwary player.
Successful investors are either very lucky or they have surrounded themselves with quality advisers. There is simply no middle ground.
Successful investors are also avid researchers and the types of people who ask a million questions before making a commitment. Continue reading The Six Golden Keys to property investment →
This is the perfect time to become an investor in Mudgee and Mudgee agency, The Property Shop, explains why.
Thinking of buying an investment property or adding to a portfolio you’ve already launched?
There’s a five word answer to such thoughts: “This is the ideal time!”
In fact there are so many signs pointing investors in that direction that it’s possible to list only a few of the main ones. Continue reading Time to buy in Mudgee is NOW! →
Most people, whether they are owner occupiers or investors, have to borrow money when purchasing property.
When you are in this situation, one of the most commonly asked questions you will ask yourself is:
“Should I take out a principal and interest or interest only loan?” Continue reading What sort of loan grabs your interest? →
Buyers are embracing the state government’s property concessions.
More than $19 million in stamp duty concessions has been handed out to buyers of land and new houses and apartments since the state government introduced incentives to spur building activity. Continue reading Buying new off the plan →
When you’re buying residential property, you’re focused on what to buy, where to buy it and how much you’ll spend.
In the effort to get the “what”, “where” and “how much” right, it’s easy to overlook the “who” – the name to appear on the title as the property’s legally recognised owner. Continue reading Choose the form of ownership that is right for you →
The best investment opportunities can often be found right in your own backyard.
That’s the view of The Property Shop’s principal, Hugh Bateman, who believes the Mudgee region is one of the most under-rated property markets in New South Wales. Continue reading Invest in your own backyard →