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7 Tips to Get Started in Property Investment

Property investment can be complex as each investor have their own goals, buying rules and journey they wish to follow and achieve specific goals. To help you get started, we have listed our top seven tips!

[Infographic] Good Debt vs. Bad Debt

Debt is created by living life. However there is a difference between good and bad debt and knowing a distinguished difference will enable you to build a debt elimination strategy and a customised plan of action. From owning your home, to cars and dining out, these all cost money which you earn through your income or borrowed from a financial institution.

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5 Factors to Consider Before Choosing a Property Manager

A property manager will be a major asset to your property investing team, however choosing the right one is a crucial decision and requires extended research. When researching, source some past testimonials and references from their existing customers. A investor should speak to at least four different property managers for a balance comparison. Here are our top factors to consider before making a decision:

How to Compare Sales Research on Potential Investments

Before you settle on an investment property it's advisable that you find accurate and timely comparable sales data. This is a great way to narrow down the most suitable houses for you. If you are not sure what that means, this article will explain everything you need to know. Hope it helps!

[Infographic] How to Prepare Your Property For Sale

If you want to sell your property and sell it quickly you need to put in a little time to make it attractive to potential buyers. A property should be presented as having been well looked after with no major issues. After all, you get one chance to make a first impression and you’d be surprised the small things that will put buyers off. This article shows you how a few inexpensive changes can make a whole lot of difference. Hope it helps.

[Infographic] New Zealand's Smarter To Own Than Rent Suburbs

The location of a property can help determine whether it is safer for you hip pocket to buy or rent. This infographic shows the top seven suburbs in New Zealand that makes more sense to purchase than to rent. It could come in handy when investing in a rental property, or if you prefer to rent yourself. Hope it helps!

Everthing You Need to Know About LVR

As a property investor you've probably heard of LVR. LVR is an acronym that stands for Loan to Value Ratio and is the proportion of money you borrow compared to the value of the property. It is expressed as a percentage. LVR is used by lenders to help assess the risk factor of borrowers before deciding whether to approve a loan. Keep reading to learn everything you need to know about LVR.

[Infographic] The Differences Between Variable and Fixed Home Loans

Choosing the right home loan for your situation is crucial to the success for your investment property. With so many different types of loans available it can be difficult to know which option is best for you. This infographic lists some differences between variable and fixed home loans to help you understand the pros and cons of each, and to make an informed decision. Hope it helps!

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