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  • Marathon Must Do’s

    Over four big days the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon’s event timetable is full of awesome must-do events. Here’s some must-see & do’s to add to your weekend itinerary. 1. Get down to the event expo from Friday 1pm and while you’re registering/picking up your race pack check out the exhibitors, food … Read more

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  • Why Is A Yearly Mortgage Review So Essential?

    In April alone Australians held close to $1.28 trillion in residential mortgages with New Zealanders coming in at $277 billion. With an average loan value over $600,000. We can be fairly certain that a significant proportion of those home loans haven’t been reviewed for years. Why does that matter? Because as … Read more

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  • What Are Interest-Only Loans?

    Interest-only loans are just that; interest only. The main difference between an interest-only loan and a regular principal and interest loan is that the borrower repays only the interest during the interest-only period, instead of paying back both the interest and principal loan amount. Although the main benefit of an … Read more

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  • Why It’s About To Be Easier To Buy Property

    In the near future your mortgage may cost less, homes may be cheaper to buy and there may be more properties to choose from. All of these factors should combine to make the market more accessible for all Australians, helping to ensure that dreams of home ownership can become reality. … Read more

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  • 5 Things To Consider When Moving Interstate

    What goes into an interstate move? From organising your belongings to managing service providers, there are a number of tasks that must be completed before you can finally settle into your new life. While moving homes can often be associated with stress and chaos, it doesn’t have to be. By hiring … Read more

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  • Understand Low-Value Pooling

    Low-value pooling is a method of depreciating fixtures, fittings, plant and equipment assets within a property at an accelerated rate to maximise deductions and increase an owner’s annual cash flow. The following categories of assets can be allocated into a low-value pool: Low-cost assets A low-cost asset is a depreciable … Read more

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  • Body Corporate Fees VS Buying A House

    Buying an apartment, unit or townhouse usually means being part of a body corporate who handles the management and upkeep of the building and sometimes the entire vicinity. It is responsible for common areas and in some cases may pay for services like pools, gyms and in some cases concierge. … Read more

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  • Busting Four Common Mortgage Myths

    Mortgages are much maligned, often seen as burdens rather than the useful tools that they really are. But that’s just because they’re misunderstood. There are several myths – that are widely believed – that tarnish the name of the humble home loan. We’ve busted just four of these myths to help … Read more

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  • How To Add Value With A Granny Flat

    Adding a self contained unit, or ‘granny flat’ to your home can be a cost effective way to provide a home for elderly relatives or older children struggling with rising rent. It can also be a great way for homeowners and investors to generate extra cash flow through rental income … Read more

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