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7 reasons to buy a house this Winter 2019

A large percentage of home buyers usually make their move in the warmer weather, simply because spring and summer is a more pleasant time of year to be out and about. Rightly or wrongly, people are more likely to get out and shop when the weather is nice. However, if you want to potentially bag a great buy, you should look to buy counter-cyclical.

By |2019-07-01T16:38:42+10:00July 1st, 2019|Mario's blog|0 Comments

8 must do’s before applying for a home or investment loan in 2019

For most people, buying a home or investment property is only possible by taking out a home or investment loan. If this is you, you need to know how the game has changed and what it takes to be approved in 2019.

I compiled a list of 8 must do’s […]

By |2019-06-17T20:58:46+10:00February 12th, 2019|Mario's blog|0 Comments

Family guarantee home loans could be the answer

House prices in Australia have cooled over the past 12 to 18 months attributed by a number of factors. A rigorous lending environment, the Royal Commission, talk of a change in government, change to foreign buyer policy, and a reduction in borrowing capacity for most (particularly investors). These factors have created uncertainty in the market […]

By |2019-06-17T20:58:46+10:00January 29th, 2019|Mario's blog|0 Comments

Is opportunity cost destroying your long term wealth?

The dictionary definition of opportunity cost is 'the loss of other alternatives when one alternative is chosen'. When it comes to buying property, the 'alternative' chosen is usually to do nothing and wait. This is happening right now as many people think they can time the market.

By |2019-06-17T20:58:46+10:00November 11th, 2018|Mario's blog|0 Comments

Borrowing money is challenging, focus on what you can control to win

Borrowing money should be easy right? You have a good paying job, your debts are under control, you rarely use your credit card(s), and you have clean credit history. But you've just been knocked back to borrow money? How can that be?

By |2019-06-17T20:58:46+10:00August 22nd, 2018|Mario's blog|0 Comments

Comprehensive Credit Reporting from 1 July 2018

Back in November 2017, the Federal Government announced that it will be mandatory for the big four banks to provide Comprehensive Credit Report (CCR) effective 1 July 2018. Previously your credit file only showed your 'bad' credit behavior. From 1 July 2018, your credit file will show the lot... the good, the bad, and the ugly.

By |2019-06-17T20:58:46+10:00June 20th, 2018|Mario's blog|0 Comments

Rentvesting as an alternative strategy

Rentvesting is a strategy which has been used by many as an alternative method for creating wealth through property. This type of strategy has been most popular with first time property buyers, as well as those wanting to live their desired lifestyle whilst committing to creating long term wealth through the power of property.

By |2019-06-17T20:58:46+10:00May 28th, 2018|Mario's blog|0 Comments