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Investing 101: The Real Estate Dictionary

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Half of the difficulty for new investors and property owners comes down to understanding the complex and unusual terminology around real estate and investing. There are so many intricate parts of property and although most are simple concepts, they have new terms that take some getting used to. So get familiar with the lingo now, so when you set out…

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Every property investor needs one of these

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On the whole, Australian’s aren’t great at saving money. It’s why investment platforms like shares, property and term deposits have been so successful – because they prevent us from doing what we’re good at… spending. In September 2016, Australians were saving just 8% of their income, down on the 11.8% they were saving after the GFC. However, property investors need…

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Tips and tricks for property negotiations

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Too often we hear stories from clients who have been looking to buy a property and have missed out because they offered too low, too little and someone else came in and swooped up the property. They often tell us that they were doing what they thought was the best thing, come in low and build up and that is…

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Pre-approval: a property buyers’ asset  

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When you buy property, there are some things that can make the process easier and some things that can make the process more difficult. By having some things in order first, you can have some distinctive advantages to your purchasing game. One of them, is mortgage pre-approval.   Pre-approval for a mortgage is when a lender has actually checked your…

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The four types of property investors should have on their radar

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The properties that make the best investments vary year to year, sometimes even month to month. It all comes down to a balance of purchase price, capital growth rental yield and overall projected return on investment – and predicting those things can be tricky. So, we’ve sorted out the four best types of investment properties right now. So your hunt…

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How easy is it to own your own home?

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In September the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released their survey of household income and wealth. The statistics identified a trend that isn’t a good one for the Australian economy of the future of our families. Home ownership rates are continuing to fall. The statistics showed that very few Australian homes are owned outright with mortgage-free owner occupier properties falling…

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How do we select investment properties for our clients?

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When our Business Development Manager Jarryd receives an enquiry about our Property Investment services, there is one question he is always asked – almost without fail. “How do you choose the properties you recommend for investment?”  The good thing is, nine times out of ten, those people that ask the question become our clients. Because it’s an important question –…

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Why work with a Buyers Agent?

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One of the services we offer our clients is a Buyers Agency. While about 63% of property owners engage a Buyer Agent to purchase property on their behalf in the United States, we aren’t using them that often in Australia - but we should be. Buyers Agents present some really valuable advantaged to property buyers in the Australian market, so…

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The one suburb you should know about if you’re thinking of investing in property

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In the last five years, there is one Queensland suburb that has really stood out against the rest as a true ‘boom town’ on the property landscape. It is located just off the M1 between Brisbane and the Gold Coast and is becoming a huge lifestyle hub. With unparalleled population growth, it doesn’t just present an attractive option for owner…

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First home buyer? You need to know about this…

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At E-Fishient we work with a lot of First Home Buyers who are taking their first steps in the property market. Something that we have realised over time is that despite most First Home Buyers being eligible for the First Home Owners Grant, very few actually know about it, understand it or realise how close it brings them to buying…

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