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  • New Era for Ocean St as Developers Eye Major Project

    A SHORT-term accommodation facility is a step closer for the heart of the Maroochydore entertainment precinct. Approval has been given for a first-floor refurbishment of Pacific Place at 11-13 Ocean Street, Maroochydore. Currently home to ground-floor tenants including Elixiba, Peak and others, a proposal for a 19-room short-term accommodation facility … Read more

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  • What influences Borrowing Power

    Determining a client’s borrowing power will ultimately set the foundation for their next big property move. Many are mistaken to believe that a large deposit and multiple assets automatically mean there will be no hurdles when it comes to loan approval. There are two parts that a lender takes into … Read more

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  • How to buy a new home before selling: Bridging finance explained

    Many home buyers will need to sell their existing home to purchase a new one so it helps to understand all finance options. The sale of a property doesn’t always align with the purchase of a new property so you can often use a bridging loan to ease financial strain … Read more

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  • Competition for Coast Property Remains at an all time high!

    With the first weekend of auctions for 2018 now behind us; the questions have been answered about how buyers would react in 2018. Would they come back as strongly as 2017 or did the winds change over the holiday break that may cause some buyers to shy away in the … Read more

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  • The Three Ingredients to a Trouble Free Tenancy

    When letting your investment property its important to secure a lease that will not only maximise the return but also underpin the security of your investment. There are essentially three elements of making a good lease Quality Tenant Always number one on any list is quality. Everything will fall into … Read more

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  • Is 2018 The Year Interest Rates Will Rise?

    It has been well over a year since the last Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) rate change took place and the question on everyone’s mind is, when will interest rates rise in Australia? A combination of economic growth, wages and inflation are forecasted by economists to bounce back to a … Read more

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  • Looking for some extra spending money? Try refinancing

    Did you know interest rates are at record lows in Australia? Through our partnership with Wayne Pope from Loan Market, he can compare home loans from over 30 lenders to see if you could be saving money by switching to a new loan. Three sweet reasons to refinance: Lowering your … Read more

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  • What to Look out for When Buying Rural Property

    As of 2016, only 10 per cent of Australians lived in rural areas, according to World Bank data. That’s understandable as employment opportunities, infrastructure and other factors generally get worse as you get farther away from the city. However, if you’re looking for peace and quiet of a simpler lifestyle, … Read more

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  • The New Coastal

    Summer is the time for relaxing at home, doors flung open to let the outside in, lounging with a cool drink in hand. Take your summer relaxation to the next level this season and inject some coastal style into your space. We spoke with Amanda Pike, the director of Sydney … Read more

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  • Four Must Know Tips for Beginner Property Investors

    There are 2.03 million property investors in Australia, most of whom only own one property, according to CoreLogic. If you count yourself amongst this group, or you’re looking to purchase an investment soon, you’ll face several challenges before the money starts rolling in. Improve your chances of success and make … Read more

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