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If I’m self-employed, how do I get an investment property loan?

If I’m self-employed, how do I get an investment property loan?

Are you living in Australia and happen to be self-employed? You might be wondering how you can go about getting an investment property loan. Investment property loans are pretty common and work much the same way as home loans however it’s important to seek a mortgage broker who specializes in working with property investors to […]
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The Top 5 Benefits of A Home Loan Pre-Approval

The Top 5 Benefits of A Home Loan Pre-Approval

A lot of property buyers start looking for property without arranging there finance and confirming there borrowing capacity. Getting a pre-approval gives you the confidence of knowing much you can borrow helping you set a budget for your property purchase and property goals. Pre-approvals are free and valid for up to three months and really […]
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Things to Consider When Obtaining A Mortgage for the First Time

Things to Consider When Obtaining A Mortgage for the First Time

Purchasing your first home is an exciting experience but it can also be very nerve-racking as it will probably be the most important and expensive purchase you will ever make. I remember when I purchased my first home several years ago at the age of 20 – just a couple years out of high school […]
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Is the Gold Coast a place to avoid for property investment?

Is the Gold Coast a place to avoid for property investment?

The Gold Coast property investment market has suffered over the last five years and while there seems to be signs of improvement on the property market recently I would still advise to tread very carefully in this market. There has been a major oversupply in high-rise apartments and there continues to be with $6 billion worth of […]

Property Investment in the Sunshine Coast – Tips and Insights

Having previously been stagnant by a struggling tourism economy, an oversupply of dwellings and poor affordability the Sunshine Coast investment property market is heading into a new growth phase in 2014 and beyond. The market is at the bottom of the property cycle and now would be the time to consider purchasing a Sunshine Coast […]
Reasons to get your Mortgage from a Broker

Reasons to get your Mortgage from a Broker

  If you are considering taking out a home loan then you should consider using a mortgage broker. Here are 7 reasons why: 1.       Provide you with more choice By engaging with a qualified mortgage broker you get exposure to a whole lot more choice. Real Estate Investment Finance for example is accredited with over […]
Questions to ask before Investing in Property

Questions to ask before Investing in Property

  Investing in property is a serious financial commitment and it’s something you want to get right before you plunge into it. I have collated a checklist of some questions you should always consider before investing in a Property. It’s actually the list I use when looking at investment property opportunities on the market. It’s […]
Tips to Efficiently Boost your Property Portfolio

Tips to Efficiently Boost your Property Portfolio

If you want to learn to boost your property portfolio by growing it but find yourself stuck and unsure about how to take that next step you are not alone and are a part of the majority of property Investors in Australia. Did you know that less than 10% of Australians actually own an investment […]
Property Investment tips from a Mortgage Broker

Property Investment tips from a Mortgage Broker

10 PROPERTY INVESTMENT TIPS FROM A MORTGAGE BROKER More and more Australians are building wealth through the property market. According to the Australian Taxation Office, there are over 1.7 million landlords in Australia. Over a quarter of these own more than one investment property. The largest percentage of property investors are not high income earners […]
Is there really a Property Bubble and is there a Housing Crash Coming to Australia?

Is there really a Property Bubble and is there a Housing Crash Coming to Australia?

There will always be critics from all over the world who suggest that property prices are going to crash. I’ve noticed the most recent critic, US demographer Harry Dent claiming Australian property prices could drop as much as half the value of property. He also goes on to say “… all of real estate in […]