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Why buy off the plan?

It would seem that there are many clients who are still wary about buying 'off the plan'.  This seems to come largely from a number of developers who were unscrupulous during the boom period prior to the GFC.  By and large, the GFC has flushed out the unsavoury operators.  The businesses that were able to withstand the assault of the GFC, especially… Learn More

I want to buy my first property, but….

"9 years ago I took the plunge in buying my first Sydney property, a modest 2 bedroom apartment in Alexandria. I remember procrastinating for at least 2 years before I made that decision, thinking I didn't have enough deposit and coming up with all sorts of excuses.  In 2012, I sold the apartment, but I regretted delaying the decision to… Learn More

To cross collateralise or not cross collateralise…that is the question!

The structure of your loan is really important if you have a view to long term investing. You may or may not have heard of cross collateralisation or cross securitisation, however it is one of the fundamental structural concerns to get right from the outset. So what is it? (more…) Learn More

Hold and Grow

When it comes to investing in property there are two main areas to consider - how much will it cost to hold (holding costs) on to and how much will it grow (capital growth) over the time you plan to hold it?   (more…) Learn More