When is property settlement?

25th
Mar 2010

The settlement date normally is four to six week after the exchange of contracts (unless you have purchased a property off the plan!). The settlement date is the day when the buyer, having paid the rest of the house price, receives the keys to his home.

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Property investment numbers on the up

16th
Mar 2010

The latest data released by the Australian Financial Group mortgage index has indicated the proportion of mortgages being taken by investors is the highest in the survey's four-year history, and a 25% increase from just six months ago in August 2009.

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Property myths busted - Part 2

10th
Mar 2010

"First home buyers are all in their early 20's"

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Long and short term property investment Brisbane

16th
Feb 2010

The Brisbane property market provides opportunities for investors looking to reap the rewards in both the long and short term.

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House Investment Brisbane

10th
Feb 2010

Investors flock Brisbane as 2010 proves to be year of the investor

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Property myths busted - Part 1

10th
Feb 2010

"I can't afford to buy an investment property"

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Negative & positive gearing explained

25th
Jan 2010

Put simply, gearing is borrowing money to invest. By adding borrowed funds to your own funds, you increase the total amount invested. So the returns, as a proportion of your original capital, are 'geared up', or magnified.

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Is your Investment Portfolio Reflecting your Needs?

18th
Dec 2009

Just because you had your personal and financial situation assessed by a property investment consultant and put into practise a year (or more) ago, doesn't mean that your investment portfolio and mortgage structure is doing you any favours today. In fact,

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Local Property Values Increase in Brisbane while rents tipped to spike

18th
Dec 2009

An uncertain economy has not impacted negatively on the Brisbane housing market this year, with values increasing over the last 12 months, house prices in Brisbane have increased by 1.59% and units have increased by 1.11%.

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Determining the next property growth sector

12th
Dec 2009

Changing demographics of the local population play a factor in which property types will increase in demand and therefore value.

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