5 top tips for sorting out a home loan application with credit issues

2018-12-03T10:30:56+10:00December 15th, 2018|Finance, General|

Bad credit rating making it hard to get a home loan? Lots of things can affect someone’s credit history, getting sick, redundancy, divorce, forgetting to redirect bills if you move, or just an accidental slip on timing can mean late or even missed payments. If you have credit issues from [...]

7 hot tips if your resolution is to get a mortgage in the New Year

2018-12-03T10:27:57+10:00December 3rd, 2018|Mortgages & Loans|

Sometimes, just getting through Christmas can be enough of a slog without worrying about the New Year. But if buying a home is top of your priorities, here are 7 things to think about that could definitely improve your chances of a mortgage. 1. Don’t lose sight of your debt [...]

How to avoid bad advice – it might cost you more than you think…

2018-09-24T15:03:53+10:00October 1st, 2018|Investment, Property|

How many experienced and successful property investors do you know? There’s at least one expert at every barbeque – but you might be surprised to learn that only a very small percentage of Australians own more than a few properties. This image from Property Way shows exactly how rare ‘real’ [...]

The big question – is property investment the right choice for you?

2018-09-24T14:57:43+10:00September 5th, 2018|Investment, Property|

In previous weeks we discussed the different ways of building your wealth through property investment.  But is property investment the right choice for your situation? Just because you have the capacity to borrow and purchase an investment property doesn’t mean you necessarily should.   Know your reasons… There are lots [...]

Take the confusion out of positive and negative gearing

2018-09-24T14:57:28+10:00July 17th, 2018|Property|

In previous weeks, we discussed the reasons for investing in property, and how to avoid becoming a cautionary tale for others. Now it’s time to demystify positive and negative gearing, although - there’s no substitute for advice from a financial planner or your accountant so please seek their opinion on [...]