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Got Credit For Christmas?

Got Credit For Christmas?

Who pulled out the credit card over the holiday period? We all did, let’s face it. For whatever reason the Christmas period is just a license to buy the things you wanted throughout the year. So what can you do to clear the credit over the start of the New Year...
Property Market Marketing Madness

Property Market Marketing Madness

Guest writer Alex Stephen, takes you through the ins and outs of property marketing. How does a Real Estate agent use marketing tactics to manipulate and create unconscious desire for a particular home? What are the most common tactics employed by the industry?...
Planning In the New Year

Planning In the New Year

The New Year is now well and truly kicking off, so it’s time to start figuring out exactly what goals you want to achieve in the next few months. It’s now almost two weeks into the New Year. Businesses full of the over-indulged from Christmas are slowly winding back...
Christmas Spending and a Year in Review

Christmas Spending and a Year in Review

Christmas is a time for celebration, but also a time to keep a very steady eye on the bank accounts. With Christmas Spending in the retail sector 0.5% higher on average than last year, how much are you spending this year? We’ve talked a fair bit about saving this year...
How Much Money Do I Need to Have as a Deposit?

How Much Money Do I Need to Have as a Deposit?

It is one of the most important things young families have to think about. “How much will I need to purchase my first home?” I would like to say that there is a simple answer, but there are more parts to this story than just an easy dollar sum. We have previously...
Home Loan Interest Rates Should Not Be Above 4%

Home Loan Interest Rates Should Not Be Above 4%

One third of borrowers do not know their current home loan interest rate. Many believe that small fluctuations in their interest rates don’t make that large a difference in the long run. Are you in either one of these groups? You could be losing a lot of money! Home...
What is a Family Pledge?

What is a Family Pledge?

Every parent wants to be able to help their children. More often than not, getting started in the property market is one of the most difficult financial goals the younger generation has. So it makes sense that you want to support your kids to reach this important...
Australia’s New North Incoming

Australia’s New North Incoming

On the 12th of May the Australian Government committed $5 billion to building the Infrastructure of Northern Australia, all in the name of ‘enhancing the prosperity of the North.’ Infrastructure Australia’s Northern Australia Infrastructure Audit found that the North...
Sydney Property Market Set To Slump?

Sydney Property Market Set To Slump?

It doesn’t take a genius to understand the high costs of buying in Sydney. After all, the median house price of over a million is now a pretty well-known figure. But what does the future hold? What are current buyers and sellers doing? What does the Sydney property...