5 areas in Australia to buy a holiday home for under $600k

With the summer weather in full swing here in Australia, investing in a holiday home seems like a great way to have rent-free holidays whenever you want. Ideally, you’ll also be able to rent out the property to help offset maintenance costs. However, finding a holiday home in Australia for under $600k isn’t an easy

Know the crime rate of a neighbourhood before you buy

Australia is hardly synonymous with high rates of crime. In fact, a recent survey showed more than 2 million of us leave our doors unlocked. That said, this is no reason to be complacent when purchasing a property. One in five Australian homes will be robbed at some point. As recently as 2015, Australia had

National Housing Market Update  | December 2018

Australian dwelling values continued to trend lower last month, with the CoreLogic hedonic home value index recording its weakest month-on-month change in dwelling values since the Global Financial Crisis. Core Logic has released their newest housing market update for December 2018. National dwelling values slipped 0.7% lower the month, led by larger falls in Sydney

The top 4 New Year money resolutions you should be making

As we head towards the end of 2018 — can you believe another year has passed so quickly — it’s a good time to sit back and look at how your money is working for you. How have you gone with your finances this year? Did you achieve the savings goals you set out to