insights fantastic as usual!
One point i am still struggling with is not being able to borrow against a property in SMSF, I see this as limiting your growth opportunities. Would you recommend buying a place, creating an offset account and putting any additional funds into that account so that it can be used to purchase another property down the…[Read more]
they had some loan issues which isnt a big problem because there is a 7month settlement on the contract. they were just not advised by their lawyers properly and that is the issue.
the contract the lawyer wrote had no conditions such as "finance, building, pest"
very very frustrating.
they are now in a position where they have to go ahead…[Read more]
Just to throw something in the works, they were told by the realestate agent that they will just lose their deposit if they dont go ahead by the cooling off period.
Also I read:
"NSW law provides for a cooling off period in contracts for the sale of residential property (fewer than 2.5 hectares) of five working days. The cooling…[Read more]
I guess its interesting to see how much money is spent advertising for our money, and secondly just seeing how the australian market is different to the US. While we look for longer term loans, 3, 5, or 10 year loans, global searches focus is more on the short term loans. Specifically they are looking at 1month or 12months loans,…[Read more]
just found one….but under offer:
ive heard the talk about QLD, and with the way the market had been going over the last 3 or so years its probably reasonable to think it will have a spike. i guess similar to the share market once prices drop, its a good time to buy.
I am not the kind of person that will listen to the news about property prices dropping by some 25% over the next…[Read more]
sam2011 replied to the topic Am I better off renting my house, and living in rent? in the forum Creative Investing 12 years, 1 month ago
also depends on your lifestyle. i have a couple of ips i would never live in
wow i cant believe i just saw your post. I have an ip in orange and was thinking about granny flats last week. I havent started my research into it yet, but have a friend who is partnering up to build granny flats…not sure what the rental income would be though. any ideas?
north east not so good, but i bought in glenroi which is east of the station and getting a pretty good return. general discount is about 14% mine was advertised for 190 and negotiated to around 160, and took the rent up from $150 to $210
so really does depend on what you are after, west of the station price goes up but so does quality, though…[Read more]
you can definitely get a positive cash flow property if you do enough research….there are a few areas i would watch out for as they are not pleasant even though they are extremely cheap i personally wouldnt go there, and im very open minded
have a look also at sqm research at the vacancy rates in the area and how low they have become
i have always looked in the state i live in, but would love to invest in other states, just dont have the confidence…..have looked at vic, qld and sa….but i think its a very general question to ask as at the end of the day you need to drill down to suburb level.
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