How to sell your home faster

May 11, 2017 7:01:37 PM

In a constantly changing real estate market, it’s often hard to predict how long it will take to sell a property. Sometimes there are no logical reasons for the length of time it takes. It may simply be a case of “right place, right time”. There are a few things you can do to help speed up the process, though. Read on to find our tips for selling your home faster.

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Topics: Property Article, Properties for sale

‘Debt vulture’ agreements on the rise

Apr 27, 2017 4:38:11 PM

As Australia’s housing debt continues to mount up, with interest-only loans now accounting for nearly a quarter of all owner-occupier mortgages, the debt management industry is growing. Debt management companies are marketing debt solutions to Australians who are struggling with credit card or mortgage debt. Just how safe are these debt agreements?

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Topics: Property Article, Debt

A closer look at Australia’s first home buyer grants

Mar 27, 2017 10:38:51 AM

First home buyers in Victoria are about to get a little more help getting onto the property ladder, as the First Home Owner Grant doubles from the start of the financial year. Elsewhere in Australia, first home buyers can access their own State and Territory First Home Owners Grants. Here’s a closer look at the Government financial help available in each region.

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Topics: Australia, First Home, Property Article, First Home Owner Grant

What to consider when buying investment property

Sep 23, 2016 7:58:59 AM

If you’re looking to secure your financial future, you can’t go wrong with a residential property investment. When you buy an investment property you're buying a physical asset, and for many people that means having a lot more control over where their money goes. To help you decide whether property investment is for you, here are some of the things you need to think about.

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Topics: Property Investment, Property Article

Has Australia’s property market growth reached an end?

Aug 24, 2016 12:50:50 PM

Across the country, property prices appear to be slowing down, and experts predict that house prices will continue to drop over the next three years. Declining confidence amongst property professionals, oversupply of apartments, and fewer buyers could all lead to a decline in house price growth, say analysts.

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Topics: Australia, Property Article

HILDA reveals some alarming trends

Jul 30, 2016 5:00:00 AM

The annual Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) report has been released, revealing some positive elements, some alarming trends and some policy implications. And, as the fall-out from Brexit becomes a little clearer, property investors are starting to look to Australia as an economically more stable alternative to Europe. Read on to find out more in this month’s property article.

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Topics: Australia, Real IS, HILDA, Property Article

How will Brexit affect Australia property prices?

Jul 27, 2016 6:00:00 AM

The UK’s decision to leave the EU last month, effectively ending their financial, trade and economic agreements with other member countries, could have some influence on Australia’s property market. It’s possible we’ll see a rise in overseas property buyers looking to Australia for a safer investment, while a growth in population could lead to more demand for housing and a subsequent rise in house prices. Read on to find out how Brexit could affect Australia property prices.

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Topics: Finance Update, BREXIT, Property Article

First-home buyers are getting a helping hand

Jun 27, 2016 5:00:00 PM

Despite increasing house prices across Australia making it seemingly impossible for entry-level buyers to get into the property market, the number of first-home buyers continues to rise across the country. But they’re not doing it alone; many first-home buyers are getting a helping hand from mum and dad.


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Topics: Property Article