Blog Archive March 2013

Want to bag a bargain? Go to auctions on Wednesday and Thursday

  • March 31, 2013
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

Everybody loves a bargain, right? Well if you want to bag a bargain, and we are not talking about saving 50 cents on a bottle of coke, then you need to go to Wednesday and Thursday auctions, you can get real bargains there, savings thousands of dollars bargains.

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Should you allow tenants to own a dog?

  • March 29, 2013
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

This is one of those extremely difficult questions. For many property owners the answer is a simple and unequivocal no and often these decisions are based on protecting the property from the potential of extra damage. However, there are a few considerations that should be mulled over before a total ban is enforced.

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Should I invest in property?

  • March 28, 2013
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

Investing in property is a great way to get a good return, which is why it is the perennial favourite. However, it is not without its outlays, risks and demands. Here is some food for thought:

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Reserve bank rates are on hold, what will the banks do?

  • March 26, 2013
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

Picking what the banks will do is a full time job for some, but that doesn’t mean that the rest of us should just leave it up to them. Having a good idea of where interest rates are going and how the banks will react is a prudent course of action for anyone with a mortgage and if you own investment properties then you need to become an expert amateur. The more mortgages you have the more interest you should take in interest rates.

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Queensland Government the best stimulator

  • March 24, 2013
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

You could be forgiven for thinking that governments and politicians were there only to stuff up and make mistakes, especially with the way federal politics is going at the moment, but every so often a government does the right thing. Take the current Queensland Administration.

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