Why-Should-First-Home-Owners-Invest-First

I spoke at a networking event recently where a lovely young lady (let’s call her Kate) was sharing with me her dream home that she is currently saving for. It was a unique home with an interesting style, and she was not going to settle for anything else – she was prepared to wait until…

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WIFA18_Individual Awards_Finalist_ALL_Innovator of the Year

I’ve always felt grateful to work with my clients, who allow me into their homes, help them to achieve their life goals and share that experience with family and friends. Therefore, it was with great surprise that I found out last week (11 August 2018) that my Client Relationship Manager, Debi, had nominated me in…

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Why you should buy and hold property

Why you should buy and hold property. It’s no surprise that there are many costs involved with the purchasing and selling of property. At the front end, you’re faced with stamp duty, mortgage fees and building inspections where applicable. At both ends of the deal there are conveyancing costs, then when you sell agents fees and…

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Top 3 reasons not to buy that investment property

Top 3 reasons not to buy that investment property! Sometimes it seems the stars align, you make a decision to invest and the very next day you’ve found the perfect property… Or is it? How do you know when something is too good to be true? One technique that’s never let me down is the…

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Where should I buy an investment property?

Where should I buy an investment property? If I got a dollar for every time someone asked me that question I could retire now. At Smarter Property Investing, the fundamental basis of our business is based on solid research. In fact, we use the same research companies such as Coles, McDonalds, KMart, Aldi, Shell service…

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Routine inspection of your investment property

A routine inspection of your investment property is essential and sometimes underestimated by property investors. Any property manager worth their salt will tell you that a periodic or routine inspection is essential for keeping things on track with your residential investment. While it’s not essential for you to attend the inspection in person, your manager…

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Suddenly single? Where to now?

Suddenly single? Where to now? As someone who divorced at 35 I know what it’s like to start again. I dusted myself down and re-built a secure financial foundation through residential investment property. And now it’s your turn… Even with a household income of $77,000 per annum you can still afford to invest in property. My…

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