Big city living vs. suburban living

Tuesday, 19 February 2019 by
Big city living vs. suburban living

There are various advantages and disadvantages for living in or buying a property in the big smoke (the CBD) compared to in the suburbs. Whether you’re choosing where to buy a home for yourself or looking to buy an investment property, it’s important to consider the different living conditions that present themselves. Reasons for living

Am I too old to invest in property?

Friday, 01 February 2019 by
Am I too old to invest in property?

I’ve had conversations with plenty of discouraged folks who are in their 50s (or even older) and they’re wondering how they’re going to survive in their retirement. They start to question if it’s too late to invest in property. Is there ever a time when you’re just too old? In general my response would be

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