Tips for buying your first home

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What tips do you have for people starting on their search?

Pay off bad debt first- Do you have credit cards or personal loans? Not only do these hinder your ability to borrow they will also kill your cashflow once you get in the new house. If possible, google the debt snowball method and spend a few months clearing as much bad debt as possible. Remember, it will only get harder to pay off bad debt once you are in your ...

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Market Update November 2018

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Market Update- By Sarah (Rogers) Stow

I have had a few clients asking me lately if they should be worried about what is happening in the share market and whether they should be doing anything about it.

I thought it would be a good time now to send a market update out to everyone.

 

What’s happening with the share market

October was a hard month for shares with Global share prices dropping 6.8% and Australian shares dropping 6.1% which was the biggest loss we’ve ...

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Seeking Financial Advice When Going Through A Divorce

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Financially, there are few things more devastating than a divorce. However, the sad reality is that a third of all marriages in Australia will end in divorce after an average of 12.1 years: the average age for men is 44.1 and for women 41.5 years. Even though many couples file for divorce, surprisingly few seek financial advice. They often rely on their lawyers to handle their financial affairs, but lawyers often don’t understand the implications of a financial settlement, such ...

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How to Set Yourself Up to Achieve Your Savings Goals

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Saving for something significant like a car, school or university fees or a property deposit  is not easy, which is why a target is essential. And it’s a fact that those who establish savings goals save faster than those who don’t.

 

  • Establish your savings goals: One you’ve determined what you’re saving for, work out how much you can save each month and stick to it

 

  • Establish A Budget: Can you save the amount you want each month while still having enough to ...
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Five Factors To Remember for Successful Property Investing

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Most Australian investors buy property for financial gain. According to a survey conducted in 2015, 76% of investors stated that they bought property to try and secure their future. The following are five factors that you need to take into account when investing in property.

 

Location: Purchasing in the right suburb is a key factor when choosing a property. It’s vital to buy a property in a good location to ensure that you always have tenants and thus strong capital growth.

 

Buy ...

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What makes a good property manager- By Kaly Smith

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WHAT MAKES A GOOD PROPERTY MANAGER

Have you just purchased your first investment property and thinking now what? Or not satisfied with the way your portfolio is being managed?

This is your investment future, therefore you need to ensure you are putting it in the right hands of someone who offers the knowledge, passion and experience. Would you put your hard earned cash with an amateur bank or in a bank who offers service and a good price where you know your ...

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The benefits of using a buyer’s agent- By Miriam Sandkuhler

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If you have been considering buying an investment property or home, this question may have been one of the first to come to mind. While you can always choose to conduct the research, selection, purchasing and negotiation on your own, it may not always be the best option. This is especially true if it’s your first time purchasing property.
Much like property investing ...

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Honey, leave your wallet at the door- 7 tips to consider before sharing finances

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Honey, leave your wallet at the door.

7 Tips to consider before sharing finances.

What a romantic notion, sharing finances, that’s how you know you are really in love, right? Wrong, but for some people sharing finances is almost a validation of their relationship, something to prove they’ve reached that amazingly loving point where what’s hers is hers, ...

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