Finance

How to use the SMART approach to setting your financial goals

Setting yourself regular financial goals is an integral part of your journey towards financial freedom. One of the best ways to ensure that you are setting your financial goals in the right way is by using the SMART criteria for goal setting.


Finance

Understanding property taxes

If you’re thinking of making the exciting step into property investment or expanding your portfolio you should know what taxes you will incur. This gives you a sound financial framework with which to operate and will help in tailoring your property investment strategy. Here we explain the main taxes you’re likely to face and things to watch out for.


Strategy

When should you subdivide?

If you’re a professional and love investing then subdividing on a large property to get a double rental yield sounds very attractive. But here’s what you need to consider.


Strategy

What is a property market?

There are as many property markets as there are suburbs in Australia. This means we’re looking at around 8,800 different markets. Each will, at any given time, be either rising or falling.


Strategy

What to do with an inheritance

Inheritances are windfalls that not many of us are lucky enough to receive. They usually arrive unexpectedly and, like a winning lottery ticket, can seem like money falling from the sky.


Strategy

Top traits of successful landlords

After buying the right investment property, you’re on your way to building wealth. Now that it’s time to put your landlord hat on, check out our top tips for being a successful one.


Research

What does a Property Manager actually do?

Whether as a landlord or a tenant, chances are you’ve met a Property Manager. What you might not know, is that there’s a lot more to the job description than meets the eye.