How to Host a Summer House Party

The party season is hotting up, but can your home handle the heat? Summer can be a tricky month for entertaining at home. With the sun blazing down, it can get too hot to host. On the other hand, long days and good friends make wonderful memories. Here are some tips to help you make….

How to Purchase an Investment Property

If you’re interested in becoming a property investor, it can be hard to know where to start. Seven Tips in Purchasing an Investment Property Here are seven tips to help get the ball rolling: 1. Make a plan and stick to it The property itself isn’t the end goal – you’re likely looking to make….

The Property Market: Looking Back in 2016

Thinking about buying a house this year? Before you start exploring property listings, brush up on your knowledge of the property market in your area. To help you get started, here’s a snapshot of the property markets around Australia. Looking back on Australia’s property market in 2016 The year ended on a high note, as….

Avoid Confusion About Home Loan Pre-Approvals

Confused about home loan pre-approvals? Here’s everything you need to know before you start house hunting. What information do you need? First, your broker will want to build a comprehensive picture of your finances. To do this, you’ll need to provide evidence of everything including: pay slips and tax returns for your income title deeds….

How to Pay Off Your Home Loan Sooner

Are you looking for ways to save on your mortgage? Try some of these tips. Increase your repayment amounts The simplest way to pay off your home loan sooner is to increase the amount you repay. By repaying more than the minimum you can cut the overall term of the loan and save thousands of….

Tips On Maintaining Your Deck

Do you own a house with a deck? Decks are really cool places to relax, enjoy the morning sun, entertain guests or to enjoy good weather. When properly maintained, it could be an area that attracts people to your home. However, you need to take care to ensure your deck is clean and well-maintained. House….

6 Things to Consider Before You Renovate Your Home

Renovating can be big or little and considering your home if your asset, you want to make sure you cover everything that may pop up. Tips Before Renovating Your Home Here are some tips before you start renovating: It is very important that you trust the contractor you choose to work with. Look at feedback,….

The Ultimate Guide to Monetizing Renovations

Renovations are not a new concept in the world of construction, but what most people don’t realize is how renovations have now emerged as one of the best places to invest your money in. Basically, you search for poorly presented properties, ones that are below the median price, and pledge to change that through the….