Laughing all the way to the bank

After dealing with so many investors  - we’d thought we’d share some tips that we’ve found can help you pay off your mortgage faster, save big of dollars and beat the banks at their own game. 1.      Add a little, often to your repayments If your mortgage repayment is $1,000 organise to increase this payment [...]

2017-11-17T09:22:37+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Under 30? Now’s the time to start.

Many people feel property investment is an older person’s game. WRONG! At Property Friends we have a number of investors who are under 30. Why wait? A lot of potential investors put the property in the “maybe later basket”.  Historically, house prices have doubled every 7-10 years. Younger investors have time to experience that second [...]

2017-11-17T09:08:23+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Property Investment|

Baby-boom or bust? Finally, the answers!

Our daily dealings with property investors and ongoing research for our newsletter and webinars has unearthed an interesting train of thought, which appears to be held by many. It goes along these lines: What might happen when baby boomers [people born between 1945 and 1964] retire and sell up their real estate en-mass? Will the [...]

2017-11-16T12:43:20+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Property Investment|

HOW to MAKE IT Financially? Get FIT (Financial Intelligence Training)

HOW to MAKE IT Financially? Get FIT (Financial Intelligence Training) STOP JUGGLING CREDIT CARDS. What would it mean for you, your family and your business if you could Master Your Cash Flow And Rid Yourself of Anxiety About Money? You need to get F.I.T- Financial Intelligence Training Join 14 other Australians that are going to [...]

2017-10-05T02:24:31+00:00 October 28th, 2017|

Tick Tock. What’s the time on the property clock?     

The property clock is a device that shows buyers, sellers and investors where the property market is at any time across Australia.  As all towns and cities are at different points in the clock, it’s hard for one clock to cover the entire country. However, it can be used within a defined territory and remains [...]

2017-10-09T11:50:43+00:00 October 9th, 2017|Property Investment|

Think you can’t buy property? Think again!

Average Australian capital city house prices rose around 1.8% in June 2017 according to research firm CoreLogic. Sydney remains the most expensive city with a median dwelling value of $880,000. This may make investing in Australian property seem like an unattainable dream. If you consider using your self-managed super fund (SMSF) to buy, you’re on [...]

2017-10-04T01:42:24+00:00 October 4th, 2017|Property Investment|

What’s super about uncertainty?

With the budget lifting the aged pension access age to 70 by 2035, affecting those born after 1965, what’s to become of our superannuation system? Our Treasure, Joe Hockey recently indicated more superannuation changes may be afoot – especially to the ages we can access our super. The Commission of Audit Report, released earlier this [...]

2017-10-04T01:34:18+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Financial Goals|

Financially Secure? Who me?

We all know there’s no such thing as job security. That’s why more Australian’s are looking at strategies that put them in charge of their financial destiny. There’s a number of investment options available. Many Australian’s are opting to purchase an investment property to increase their levels of financial security. We’re also seeing more and [...]

2017-10-04T01:34:33+00:00 September 20th, 2017|Financial Goals|

How foreign investment in Australian property effects you

China’s cabinet recently imposed new controls on the nation’s shadow-banking industry, targeting off-the-books loans. The result? China faces a record drop in new credit levels which could lead to further foreign investment in the Australian Property Market. “Your Investment Property” magazine recently reported that Australia represents the perfect place for Chinese investors to obtain finance [...]

2017-10-04T01:43:46+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Property Investment|

Power in negotiation

An important part of purchasing any large item requires the skill of negotiation. Completely correctly, it can save you thousands. If not done correctly, can cost you money or even the sale as the seller may turn to another interested party. Negotiation is a highly skilled attribute. Many don’t like to negotiate as it can [...]

2017-09-30T04:24:43+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Property Investment|