In our August edition of Property Management Focus we look at:
- Buyers guide: Purchasing off-the-plan
- How important is rental yield when investing?
The provisions in Labor’s policy to “grandfather” negative gearing on current investments will do little to help existing investors, and nothing to protect them from the likely negative repercussions of the policy.
In our June edition of Property Management Focus we look at:
The greatest hurdle for first home buyers isn’t actually the purchase price.
Most lenders now require a 20% deposit due to APRA requirements designed to mitigate against the kind of bad loans that helped trigger banking collapses in the US and UK during the Global Financial Crisis; the few lenders who will lend more than 80% of the purchase price also require the upfront purchase of mortgage insurance, which in itself can run into thousands of dollars.
In our May edition of Property Focus we look at: