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How to find a first home that will also be a great investment

Finding the right property is a difficult task for anybody, but an even harder feat for the first home buyer. How do you know if you are buying a good investment, or if you are committing yourself to something that you are going to regret down the line? Here are 3 things to consider when […]


How to improve your cash flow on your investment in a tough market

If you are one of the many Australians who owns an investment property, your top priority is securing a good rental return. There are 2 critical components to the equation in a tough market. 1) The tenant Firstly, you need to attract good, long term tenants. This is particularly important in a market where there […]

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5 Essential tips when buying an investment property

If you have already bought an investment property, would you do things differently if you were buying today? Alternatively, if you are thinking of selling an investment property, consider what the buyer may thinking and how you can ensure that property presents in the best possible way. Here are 5 useful tips to help you […]

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Buying Australian Real Estate when on a temporary visa

If you are looking to purchase a property, holding a Permanent Residence (PR) removes the need to go through the Foreign Investment Review Board (www.firb.gov.au) for approval. The website states that: “Foreign persons are prohibited from acquiring established dwellings for investment purposes (that is, they cannot be purchased to be used as a rental or holiday […]

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Don’t get caught out in the latest ATO crackdown on Property Investors

The long lists of wordy classifications, endless questions, categories and sub-categories, can make the process of claiming with the ATO daunting and at times, perplexing. With the ATO this year set to focus on residential property owners and their rental property deductions, it is crucial that all claims comply with current guidelines. BMT Tax Depreciation […]

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An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest

Increase your knowledge with these related articles:   Are you protected when accepting an offer? 5 Reasons to sell your Perth investment property 5 Tips on home presentation when selling Selling before buying vs buying before selling Buyer beware – before it is too late 7 Tips on how to choose the right real estate […]

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5 Tips on home presentation when selling

The presentation of your property is key when selling and its presentation can increase the price by thousands, if not tens of thousands of dollars. Furthermore, it may also increase the speed at which your property sells as it will be attractive to a larger range of buyers. If you are preparing to sell your […]

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Selling before buying vs buying before selling

What should I do first? Selling before buying or buying before selling. Both of these methods have their specific pros and cons but your financial capabilities determine the best method you will choose. Buy before you sell If you have the financial capacity this is the best option as you will be in a position to make […]

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7 Tips on how to choose the right real estate agent

Are you looking for a good real estate agent to assist you in selling a property but you don’t like any of them? Here I will provide you with 7 tips that will prove beneficial in choosing a suitable real estate agent. Before you invite real estate agents to appraise your property, it’s important to […]