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To Build or Buy, that is the question!

To Build or Buy, that is the question!

A hot topic in real estate is if building a new home or purchase an existing one is a better option. There are pros and cons for each option, and it is best to consider these when making your decision. Pros and Cons of New Homes Pros There are a great number of advantages that…

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The Advantage of Using a Broker for Your Commercial Real Estate Finance

The Advantage of Using a Finance Broker in Australia for Your Commercial Real Estate Finance Using a finance broker in Australia for your commercial real estate finance can be a very wise decision simply because you are going to have much more in the way of choices. If you stay with your favorite banker only, you may…

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Finding a good mortgage broker

Finding a good mortgage broker

Finding a good mortgage broker is now more important than ever A mortgage broker’s job is to help you get the right loan. However, not all mortgage broker are the same. It is up to you to select the right mortgage broker. Basically you need to do your due diligence about any professional that you plan to use…

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Mortgage Brokers Can Ensure That You Have More Options for Financing Your Home

Mortgage Brokers Can Ensure That You Have More Options for Financing Your Home For most people looking to buy or build a home in Australia, financing it is one of the first hurdles that needs to be crossed. If you do proper research on this, you will find that there a whole host of options…

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How Do You Know If A Property Is Subject To Flooding That Could Restrict Development?

How Do You Know If A Property Is Subject To Flooding That Could Restrict Development?

Author: Penny Murray – Partner – DibbsBarker Lawyers. If a property is subject to flooding or localised stormwater drainage issues, then it can materially affect the viability of a property development and its prospects of being approved by a planning authority. In NSW most people rely on a planning certificate / section 149 certificate which…

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How to build the perfect property portfolio

How to build the perfect property portfolio The model portfolio is the Holy Grail for share and bond investors but can it be built with property? Kate Cowling and Matthew Smith investigate. by Kate Cowling and Matthew Smith There’s no denying portfolio construction is the lifeblood of savvy high-net-worth investors. A blend of stocks, bonds…

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What income do first home buyers need to buy in Melbourne?

Home ownership is becoming a distant dream for a growing number of young buyers as price growth increasingly outstrips savings. Over the past year, first-home buyers looking to purchase a property in Melbourne have had to put aside an extra $100 to $200 a week for a deposit as house prices have jumped by about…

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What is a Mortgage broker?

What is a Mortgage broker? “A mortgage broker is an intermediary between the borrower and the banks or lenders. Mortgage brokers usually specialises in home loans and other loans for individuals where as a finance broker specializes in business or commercial loans. A mortgage broker can help you compare the suitability of different mortgages to find a one that is…

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A good builder is a key part of your development project

A good builder is a key part of your development project When undertaking a construction of development project many things can go wrong. As the project progresses aspects about the site or the project will be uncovered that may not have been planned for. It is typically the contractors or your builder that discover these issues but…

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Development finance

Development finance Development funding underwent some significant changes recently when a number of development lenders have pulled back and money became more challenging to obtain. However, you may still find lenders willing to fund developments. It’s vital to find lenders with that are willing to take a little risk. Developers need to find the right lender for the development and ensure they…

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