Last month, the Reserve Bank dropped the Official Cash Rate (OCR) to 1 percent. On 25 September, it held at that rate but the commentators are saying another cut could be in the offing. If you rely on bank term deposits for your income, this is not good news.
You want to find a home that’s both a nice place to live and a good investment, and a thorough inspection helps to gather the information you need to make the best decision. This quick guide will equip you with the fundamentals you need to get this right.
Property prices can fluctuate because of countless factors, but there are certain neighbourhood features that can have a significant impact on property prices. Here are our top 6.
Look at location When looking for an investment property, location is key. If the location is chosen carefully, the rental income could be far greater than a property in an undesirable area far from amenities. Think about close proximity to public transport and schools, parks, medical facilities and libraries, shopping centres, cafés, restaurants, beaches and […]