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[Infographic] 10 Tips To Minimise Vacancy Rates


 

Minimising vacancy rates gives you more financial freedom to boost cash flow and grow your investment portfolio.

If your property is left vacant for too long in between tenants, it may mean you'll have to dip into your own savings to make mortgage repayments and maintain the property, which is obviously not ideal.

This infographic shows 10 ways investors can keep their rental properties in high demand, so they'll never be left short changed.

Hope it helps!

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Cash Rate Unchanged at 1.50%


Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision

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Landlord Insurance - Commonly Asked Questions


Landlord insurance aims to protect landlords from tenancy related risks to their investment property

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[On-Demand Webinar] What is Landlord Insurance?


Landlord insurance aims to protect landlords from tenancy related risks to their investment property

In this webinar we are joined by Carolyn Parella, Executive Manager of Terri Scheer.

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[Infographic] 6 Ways to Optimise your Property Portfolio

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Optimising your property investment portfolio is a key goal for any property investor, looking to maximise the return on their investments. 

You can achieve this in a number of different ways, depending on the types of property you own and your long terms goals.

Your goal should be to improve the performance of your portfolio, whether it is improved capital growth, manufactured equity or additional cash flow and income.

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[On-Demand Webinar] Finance Fundamentals - Hints, Tips and Strategies

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Are you looking to purchase property in 2017? Before you start searching, it is important to look at your finance first. 

Presented by one of Australia's leading financial experts and eChoice Mortgage Broker, Paul da Silva, this recorded webinar shows you how you can get your financial structure right, tips to save on interest repayments, and how to maximise your buying power.

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[On-Demand Webinar] Crucial Depreciation Tips to Help Boost Your Cash Flow



As a property investor you are legally entitled to claim the depreciation of your investment property against your taxable income, enhancing cash flow. 

This recorded webinar, features one of Australia's foremost depreciation experts revealing some great tips to help you maximise your after-tax cash flow and ensure you claim your full legal entitlement through depreciation. 

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4 Inherent Risks of Property Investing

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The purpose of this article is to identify potential risks associated with real estate investing, and how investors can manage them.

With any type of investment comes risk. Your level of comfort with investment risk will usually depend on your current financial situation, age and your personal circumstances at the time.

The principles of working out your level of comfort with investment risk are the same no matter what type of investment you are considering.


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Buying Property With a Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF)



Thousands of Australian investors have taken control of their super funds and are using them to invest in property. 

Self-managed super funds (SMSFs) have become the single biggest asset class in Australia. 2013 statistics show that the number of self-managed super funds registered each week in Australia is now over 1000.

This essential guide includes SMSF pros and cons, frequently asked questions and how to learn more if you are interested in setting one up yourself and this pursuing this strategy.

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Budgeting for Maintenance on your Investment Property

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The purpose of this article is to outline the importance of budgeting for maintenance involved in owning an investment property.

By setting a realistic budget for regular maintenance and understanding how you may need to distribute your money can help you avoid small issues turning into major costly repairs.

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4 Investment Property Exit Strategies

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The purpose of this article is to help investors understand the options available when planning to exit an investment property.

You may think selling your investment property is the smartest exit strategy, however, there are many other options to consider first.

Some strategies might be better suited to your needs than others.  

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[On-Demand Webinar] Ten Tips to be a Successful Property Investor

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You will learn the approach, principles and rules that the most successful property investors live by and apply to their investments, which the vast majority of us are unaware of.

Dennis Wong was joined on the webinar by Ken Raiss, director of Chan & Naylor, Australia’s leading property tax accounting and wealth advisory group.

They shared their expert knowledge of property investing, asset protection, business and tax planning matters in this content rich, educational webinar.  

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How a Property Inspection Can Save You Money

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It is tempting to perceive property inspections as an unnecessary task, prolonging the property investment buying process and another expense out of your pocket.

Getting a pre-purchase property inspection completed however, can actually save you thousands of dollars in future expenses and help you during the negotiating process.

By investing in a professionally carried out building inspection, you avoid the possibility of expensive financial outlays due to repairs and structural damage, and also the risk of putting yourself and others in danger.      

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[On-Demand Webinar] Property Inspection Tips

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This interactive webinar will provide you with crucial property inspection tips that you need to know before purchasing your next property investment.

In this blog you will find:

  • A video recording of the property inspection webinar and Q&A, which was presented on 18 August 2015.
  • A downloadable copy of the property investing slide deck.
  • A link to get a free quote on your next property inspection.
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10 Mistakes to Avoid When Renovating for Profit

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You have found a property below fair market value, it is poorly presented, well below the suburb median price and you believe it has great potential as an investment property you can renovate for profit.

Before you start on your renovation however, here is a checklist of 10 renovation mistakes to avoid.

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