How to Choose - Fixed vs. variable

Jun 12, 2018 8:31:08 AM Share this:

Should you lock in your interest rate for a fixed period? Or take a chance on interest rates dropping even further and choose a variable rate? Unfortunately, there’s no simple answer to these questions. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve outlined the pros and cons of fixed and variable interest home loans.


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Topics: Mortgage Broker, Blog, property focus, Newsletter, Australia Property, australia finance, mortgage stress, Mortgage Debt, Variable Interest Rate, Fixed Interest Rate

Upcycling in the Home

May 3, 2018 2:14:15 PM Share this:

With the Winter season comes indoor pursuits. It’s the perfect time to clean up and decorate around the home. Try ‘upcycling’, the popular transformation of discarded or useless items into something new or useful. Here are a few ideas for inspiration.


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Topics: DIY, Winter, property focus, Newsletter, winter home, Home Decor & Furnishing

Meth screening rental properties a best-practice approach

Apr 9, 2018 7:26:00 AM Share this:

Meth use is increasing at an alarming rate in Australia and is putting both people and properties at serious risk.


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Topics: Property Management, Newsletter, Property Management Focus, Australia Property, meth contamination

Garage Sale Success Tips

Mar 16, 2018 2:33:00 PM Share this:

Moving to a new house is a great opportunity to get rid of junk and unwanted household items which have accumulated in dark corners, cupboards, attics over the years. Garage sales are an Australian institution, with seasoned garage sale chasers searching the advertising columns every weekend and seeking out bargains. Whether you hold a traditional garage sale or are readying for an online sale, your junk is certainly someone else’s treasure.


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Topics: property focus, Newsletter, tips, Australia Real Estate, Garages

The December issue of Property Focus is here!

Dec 14, 2017 4:57:48 PM Share this:

This month's newsletter shares tips on insuring your home, plus getting the best exchange rate when buying or selling a property. 


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Topics: Australia, Blog, property focus, Newsletter, Australia Property, buying property, selling property

The October issue of Property Management Focus is here!

Oct 23, 2017 12:19:31 PM Share this:

This month's newsletter shares tips on how to keep moving up the property ladder, along with a guide to depreciation from our business partner BMT Tax Depreciation. 


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Topics: Newsletter, Property Management Focus, Australia Property

The August edition of Property Management Focus is here!

Aug 22, 2017 2:07:01 PM Share this:

In this issue, we look at tips to renovate wisely, along with expert tips from our business partner BMT Tax Depreciation on what the proposed changes to deductions might mean. 


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Topics: Add Value To Your Property, property focus, Newsletter, Australia Property, home renovation