How to turn your garage into a home gym

12-Aug-2019 10:20:28 Share this:

 

Finding the motivation to exercise at home can be tough – especially if you don’t have the space. Here are some of our favourite home gym ideas to turn your garage into your very own personal workout space. 

 

 


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Topics: Newsletters, Home Maintenance


Maximise your tax return

12-Aug-2019 09:13:53 Share this:

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) recently performed a review of individual tax returns and found that an astounding 90 per cent of investment property owners were making mistakes in their tax return. The most common errors were around loan interest, borrowing expenses, repairs and improvements.

 

If you’re a property investor, here are some tips from our business partners at BMT Tax Depreciation for the new financial year that could help you avoid mistakes and save you thousands next tax time.

 

 

 


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Topics: Newsletters, Blog


Is Your Home Sale Ready?

19-Jul-2019 10:42:49 Share this:

 

Preparing any property for sale can feel like a daunting and overwhelming task however, a few simple techniques can make all the difference in securing a sale. Making sure your house is presented in the best possible light could have a dramatic impact on the selling price. Use our top tips to get your home into ideal selling condition. 

 

 


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Topics: Newsletters


Rentvesting: a property investment strategy

22-Jun-2019 14:00:00 Share this:

Consider whether its worth renting for a couple of years so you can buy your dream home.

 

It’s the latest buzzword in the property industry: Rentvesting. Renting where you want to live, buying where you can afford to. This is becoming increasingly popular amongst younger first home buyers. So what are the benefits of doing this and is it for everyone?

 

 

 


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Topics: Newsletters


Preparing your home for extreme weather

21-Jun-2019 14:00:00 Share this:

 

 

No one wants to find themselves in a situation where they're faced with mounting repair bills because of unforeseen weather events. Weather is completely unpredictable but you can be proactive and take steps to be prepared at this time of year.  

 


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Topics: Newsletters


Adding value with DIY projects

18-Mar-2019 15:51:28 Share this:

 

Cost is usually a major factor when it comes to any home renovations, and weighing up the cost versus return is an important part of your decision making. Whether you’re looking to sell your home or just freshen it up, here are a few low cost projects that you can do yourself to revitalise your home and add value.

 


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Topics: Newsletters, Home Tips


Why hold Property Inspections?

12-Feb-2019 10:17:33 Share this:

 

Residential property inspections take a great deal of preparation. Your sales consultant will do all the necessary marketing to attract the maximum amount of visitors. Therefore, it is essential to present your home in the best possible light.


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Topics: Newsletters, Open For Inspection, Home Tips


Nine tips for hiring a builder

12-Feb-2019 09:40:36 Share this:

 

Making updates and changes to your home is stressful enough without having to worry about reckless builders ruining your experience. If you’ve never dealt with a builder before how do you know where to start?


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Topics: Newsletters, Home Tips


How to Choose - Fixed or variable?

14-Jun-2018 08:00:00 Share this:

Should you lock in your interest rate for a fixed period? Or take a chance on interest rates dropping even further and choose a variable rate?

 

Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to these questions. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve outlined the pros and cons of fixed and variable interest home loans.


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Topics: Newsletters, Mortgage Broker, Blog, Australia Property, australia finance, mortgage stress, Mortgage Debt, Variable Interest Rate, Fixed Interest Rate


To downsize or not to downsize?

13-Jun-2018 10:21:40 Share this:

Whether you are retiring, looking to free up some capital, or simply wanting to de-clutter, downsizing can offer some real advantages – but it also comes with some downsides. We weigh up the pros and cons of making this lifestyle change.

 


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Topics: Newsletters, Australia Real Estate