What is mortgage stress
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5 strategies to avoid mortgage stress

- December 1, 2021 3 MIN READ

What exactly is mortgage stress, and how can you overcome it without losing your home? With the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) signalling that interest rates are anticipated to rise in 2024, many banks and home loan providers have started to shift their own fixed rates. Many of these changes have seen these financial institutions… Read more »

Smart investors stay away from a property hotspot
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Why smart investors shy away from property hotspots

- August 17, 2021 3 MIN READ

Everyone loves a bargain, so surely finding one in a property hotspot is even better? Not so, says investment expert Chris Gray. A cheap property in a booming area can seem like a great buy. It provides an affordable starting point into the property market and a way to gain immediate equity. However, these bargains… Read more »

Investment property warning signs
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5 warning signs that a property may be a bad investment

- July 13, 2021 6 MIN READ

There are definitely some key property investment warning signs to keep an eye on. That said, I am a firm believer that when it comes to property investment there isn’t one single ‘right strategy’ that suits everyone. Choosing a successful strategy should come down to your attitude to risk, time availability, skill, and financial circumstances… Read more »

Pay off your mortgage or invest
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Should you pay off your mortgage or invest?

- May 21, 2021 4 MIN READ

The continuing low interest rates has reignited the debate. Should you pay off your mortgage or invest? Mortgage interest rates are now around 3% and likely to go down further, so if you’re living the Australian dream and own your own property, your mortgage repayments could be less of a financial burden now than they once… Read more »