We’ve all heard that APRA’s restriction has caused the banks to tighten the screws and make it harder for many investors to get a new loan or refinance their existing loans. But the availability finance is the lifeblood of every property investor, giving them the means to leverage into real estate with other people’s money

What happens to your loans and debts when you die? It’s probably not something you’ve given much thought to, but understanding the way debt works after we pass on is important for all investors to consider, so as to ensure that our loved ones are financially taken care of – and not burdened – afterwards.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and this certainly holds true in the world of real estate. Not all of us will love the same style of property. Some may prefer modern architecture and a contemporary lay-out and finish, while others may only be interested in buying period properties offering lots of charm

Where should I buy my next investment property? If I had a dollar for every time I was asked that question, I’d retire a rich man…never mind the property portfolio! But when it comes to purchasing residential real estate investments, there are generally two different approaches. One will succeed at all stages of the property