November 27, 2015
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ASK AVIATE – Should I buy new or existing property as an investment?

QUESTION: I’ve been saving for years and I think I’m finally in a position to invest. A friend told me a brand new property is the […]
August 4, 2015

Has everything changed? What the APRA announcements mean to you

Changes announced by APRA have made it harder to secure debt for an investment property. Some lenders will require a minimum of 20% deposit, others will mandate mortgage insurance. Investor interest rates may be higher than comparable owner-occupier loans.
September 26, 2013

Preparing for retirement with property

After decades of hard work, many Australians are faced with the question of how much superannuation will be enough, and without a clear number in mind […]
September 26, 2013

New year the perfect time to pursue path to financial freedom

With a new year come the inevitable new year’s resolutions, but how often are these resolutions not only short sighted, but also short lived? What if, […]
September 26, 2013

Property investment not only the domain of the wealthy

Owning investment property is often associated with the wealthy as people who earn lower incomes typically assume it’s out of their reach. However specialist investment property […]
September 26, 2013

Investing to alleviate fear and anxiety

For many people tackling the rising cost of living, investing is an unnecessary source of anxiety. Fear of losing money prevents them from taking the necessary […]
September 26, 2013

The dos and don’ts of investing in property with super

The proportion of investment properties owned by self managed super funds (SMSFs) is growing on a national basis, with the comparatively low risk nature of residential […]
September 26, 2013

Cultural shift changes housing consumption

Housing in Australia is undergoing a cultural shift, as the quarter acre block previously aspired to is increasingly overlooked by a new generation of buyers focused […]