RBA leaves rate at 1.5

Ian MillerHome loan interest rates, Investing in Property0 Comments

Today’s Reserve Bank of Australia Board meeting saw the cash rate remain at the historical low of 1.5%. With much conjecture about whether this is a good or bad thing for Australia’s economy and home ownership across the generations, and on the first day of a new financial year, it’s the perfect time to talk to your finance advisor about … Read More

Everything you need to know about ‘rentvesting’

Ian MillerInvesting in Property0 Comments

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Are you looking to take your first step on the property ladder, but real estate prices are preventing you from buying a home in your dream location? You’re not the only one. The property market is booming in Australia, with data from January 2017 recording a 10.7 per cent year-on-year increase in home values across the country’s capital cities. This is great news for property … Read More

Full House Finances a finalist in the 2017 Better Business Awards!

Ian MillerInvesting in Property, Property investment advisors0 Comments

Full House Finances has been named as a NSW finalist in the 2017 Better Business Awards. Woo hoo! Now in its fourth year, the Better Business Awards is the mortgage and finance industry’s leading program for mortgage brokers and the lenders and service providers that support them. The strong submissions from the finalists in the 2017 Better Business Awards, in partnership … Read More

Hot property investment tip: Get out of town!

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Property investment in Sydney has been in a state of seemingly endless boom for a while now, but it’s finally time to look elsewhere. It makes sense that when property values increase at a significant rate (like we’ve seen in Sydney over the past few years), it’s a good idea to access your home equity and use it to build … Read More

Why putting family first can be a bad financial plan

Ian MillerAsset Protection, Investing in Property, Retirement, Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs)0 Comments

Do you have children trying to get into the property market? Are your children wondering if it will ever be possible to buy a property? Outgoing Reserve Bank governor Glenn Stevens stated last month that the only way for young people to get onto the property ladder in Australia’s most heated market (that’s Sydney, by the way) is with the … Read More

Would you impulse-buy a house?

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More than 2,000 British homeowners recently said they spend more time buying a pair of shoes than a house. Yep. And in Australia, it seems we’re also keen to splash the cash on a new home, with about 30% of homeowners saying they made their decision to buy in under two minutes — despite spending between six and 12 months … Read More

A lesson on leverage from your property investment advisor. Make your money go further!

Ian MillerInvesting in Property, Investment options, Investment property advice, Property investment advisors0 Comments

Knowing a little about ‘leverage’ can help investors firm up a successful property investment strategy that grows your capital and creates lifestyle-fuelling wealth. Leverage essentially refers to the way you can make your money work harder than the sum of its parts. In property, leverage is particularly important because it usually involves a much higher asset base appreciating in value, … Read More