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Top 8 tips for property investment in 2014

Are you looking to purchase an investment property in 2014? If so the signs are looking good with Australian house price growth set to surpass those of all major economies. It is even said to outstrip those countries recovering from

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Don’t hold off on buying real estate, buy real estate and hold

Property investment has often been thought of as hard to achieve by everyday Australians, but right now with interest rates low, bargain priced property and excellent rental yields being achieved in some areas property investment it is well and truly

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Understanding the property cycle and when to take the leap

One of the major drivers or a successful property investment is market timing. Combine this with a long-term property strategy and you will be set to achieve your investment dreams. Here is our five-step plan to deciphering and profiting from

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Prepay your investment property interest and save

With the end of the financial year fast approaching now is a perfect time to review your tax and investment strategies. One strategy for property investors, which you may want to consider is prepaying the interest on your investment property

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Is now the time to fix?

With interest rates at historical lows is now the time to fix rates? The recent RBA interest rate cut down to 3% for cash rate have many mortgage specialists suggesting that now could be the perfect time for mortgage holders

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The Secret to Good Investing? Making a Plan!

Whether you’re a seasoned property investor or yet to purchase your first home, there is no time like the present to take stock of your finances and re-evaluate your spending, saving and investment strategies. In order to do any of

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New v Established Homes

The age old debate of whether to purchase a new or established home is one that has troubled property investors for many years. At Real Estate Investor, we nearly always suggest purchasing new as we believe the tax ramifications and

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What Exactly is NRAS?

The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is a federal government-backed program designed to provide 50,000 affordable rental properties by 2014. It is not a public housing program, but rather a tax incentive to induce more private investment in the lower

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