Finance

Maybe you are like me and have some property in your super scheme.  We did it quite some time ago and while it was not easy at the time, it has been a good investment.  Ian Rodrigues lays out the pros and cons of doing...

It almost seems that every day brings with it new lending policies, doesn’t it? Interest rates are changed for investors and interest-only lenders, while loan to value ratios seems to be more fluid than a retreating tide. While it can be difficult to understand the current lending...

Why is there such a difference between principal and interest loans and interest only loans?  As Andrew Mirams, our finance expert explains, in most countries about 30% of loans are interest only but it is much higher in Australia and as a result banks are...

Our system to maximise your claim Closed circuit television systems, garden watering systems, intercom systems and solar powered generating system assets are all assets which are often missed by property investors when claiming depreciation. These and other missed assets such as door closers, freestanding bathroom accessories, garbage...

Margaret Lomas will tell us that she has a portfolio of 40 plus properties but how many do you need to retire.  Margaret say “not that many” but you might be surprised with the number she nominates. Transcript : Kevin:  A question I’m asked so often is...

Probably the original ‘rent-vestor’ – Brad Beer – joins us to explain why he waited until age 40 to buy his first principal place of residence.  He is a man ahead of his time! Transcript: Kevin:  We have spoken on the show about rentvesting in the past....

Just the mention of bridging finance can strike fear into the hearts of some people but Andrew Mirams has some ways to make sure you use it wisely. Transcript : Kevin:  We quite often talk about bridging finance, but I wonder how many people realize what’s involved, what...

Many property buyers think that “finance pre-approval” is the same as “approved finance”, leading some to come unstuck.   We sort out the differences with Andrew Mirams. Transcript : Kevin:  It’s such a confusing issue for buyers sometimes to understand exactly where they are with their finance...

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