Finance

Despite all the recent changes to the finance sector and Australia's enjoyment of some of the lowest interest rates in history, refinancing still requires very careful consideration.  We talk to Chris Shaw about his concerns. Transcript: Kevin: Well, despite all the recent changes to the finance sector and...

The lowest interest rates we have experienced in a long time could be encouraging some first time investors to stick their toe in the water.  If that is you - Richard Crabb from Aspire Advisor Network has the seven essential factors to consider before you...

If something sounds too good to be true, then it probably is. Many opportunities are speculative. If you are simply throwing money at something and hoping to get a result, you are speculating.  Successful investors know when and when not to speculate according to Property...

SMSF trustees are showing a growing interest in commercial property as a long-term investment that offers security, yield, and capital gain. Jonathon Street, CEO of specialist commercial property lender, Thinktank talks about the benefits and who is being attracted to it. Transcript: Kevin:  There’s a growing interest in...

Have you ever thought about investing in a squash court and re-developing it into mass accommodation?  Ian Ugarte has been doing it very successfully.   He talks about how to do and how he gets 4 apartments out of every court.  4 courts equals 16 apartments. Transcript: Kevin:  I...

Refinancing your existing portfolio to help it grow the number of properties is an option many investors are exploring so we talk to Ian Rodrigues about the pros and cons and what you should be aware of before doing it. Transcript: Kevin:  Well, amidst the rising interest rates...

You’d be excused for thinking that the property market in Australia is all doom and gloom. We’re hearing about reductions in price, the Sydney market falling and so on, but you’re going to be really surprised to hear a report that we’ll be talking about...

Every buyer wants to get a property below what it is worth.   Some agents pitch that as the opportunity offered by a quiet listing or a pre-market offering.  Is it real?  How do you find those opportunities?  Paul Wilcox and Robert Skeen say it is. Transcript: Kevin:  You’ve...

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