Whether you should rent or buy has become a popular topic recently. Here’s our quick animated guide to help you weigh up the pros and cons of each.
South-east Queensland is predicted to be the standout performer in Australian property, with its markets forecast to increase rates of growth over 2016-17.
Offering your home for short term lettings can come with insurance issues. It’s important to check if regular home insurance policies provide protection if the home owner finds themselves embroiled in any sort of legal action.
It’s always tempting to invest in your local area – after all, it can be very handy to have a rental property a short drive or even a brief stroll away from home.
Despite house prices in many parts of Australia at record levels, with a bit of smart thinking it is still possible to beat the market.
Unused holiday homes can be a bit of a luxury, but experts say there is a way to make it a more viable proposition.
Home swapping doesn’t just mean inviting people you have never met in person into your home. It can also mean swapping cars for the duration of the holiday or even asking your guests to take care of family pets.
There are plenty of pros and cons to home ownership versus renting, but it’s your personal circumstances, future plans and goals and financial situation that should really guide your thinking.
Big increases to rent are unlikely to be achieved inexpensively, but there may be some things you can do to maximise your return that won’t cost you the earth.
The holiday season is finally here (phew!) and while for some this can be the time when our credit card is hit the hardest, there is an alternative to holiday spending.