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What the 2019 Australian Budget Means for Property Investors

By |2019-04-09T08:34:56+08:00April 9th, 2019|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Capital Gains Tax, Home Loans, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

The 2019 Australian Federal Budget has just been released last week, and it has left Australian property investors with a range of items to be smiling about. With a Federal election, just around the corner

Perth Property Market Outlook – February 2019

By |2019-02-26T07:54:34+08:00February 26th, 2019|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Property Investment|

The Perth property market has been relatively weak since the mining boom and this has led to many investors wondering if we’re now at the bottom. Is 2019 the year to start looking seriously at

Can Australian Expats Still Get a Home Loan?

By |2019-01-30T08:02:21+08:00January 30th, 2019|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, First Home Buyers, Home Loan, Home Loans, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

We are often asked by Australian across the globe one very common question – “I’m an Australian expat, can I still get a home loan or investment property loan in Australia..? With all of the

Australian Mortgage & Property Outlook for 2019

By |2019-01-16T07:35:07+08:00January 16th, 2019|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Home Loan, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

As the festive season ends and we dive into a fresh new year, it’s always a great time to review your finances, repay any credit card debt that has resulted from the Christmas festivities, and

Good, Bad and Ugly of Australian Property

By |2018-11-13T09:05:37+08:00November 13th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Property Investment|

Investing in Australian property is a popular choice for many, including residents, expats and foreigners looking for a stable destination for their funds. We are sometimes asked by our clients whether they should stop looking

Long-Term Renting vs. Airbnb

By |2018-08-07T07:20:35+08:00August 7th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Property Investment|

We are often asked by our clients whether they should consider renting out their Australian investment property on Airbnb or stick with the traditional long-term rental model. There is currently a growing number of property

Land Tax for Australian Expat Property Investors

By |2018-06-26T08:33:39+08:00June 26th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Land Tax, Property Investment, Tax|

Nobody likes to receive an unexpected communication from the Tax Office, particularly if it contains a large bill for your Land Tax that you weren’t ready for. As Australian Expats, we often forget or don’t

Top Performing Australian Suburbs of 2018

By |2018-06-19T08:20:17+08:00June 19th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

“Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world…he who understands it, earns it…he who doesn’t, pays it” Albert Einstein   Australian property is one of the greatest examples of compounding returns, and as many

How To Find The RIGHT Property Manager

By |2018-05-30T08:44:56+08:00May 30th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Property Investment, Property Manager|

For many Australians, owning a property will be one of the most important financial commitments of their lives. For Australian expats, purchasing an investment property back home is often an attractive strategy, particularly when in

Buying Property with a Friend

By |2018-04-24T10:11:42+08:00April 24th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, First Home Buyers, Property Investment|

For many Australian expats, and particularly those living in Australia, buying property with a friend can be an attractive strategy to get onto the property ladder. With property prices in Australia now being out of

How To Start Your Property Investment Journey

By |2018-03-22T18:27:09+08:00February 20th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Property Investment|

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started” Mark Twain If you’re like most Australians, you’ve at some point in time thought about getting started and buying your first investment property. You’ve checked out the

Remove Emotion From Property Investing

By |2018-03-22T18:27:17+08:00February 13th, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

Mixing emotion with your property investment decisions can often become a very expensive lesson. As property is a tangible asset, far too often we will ‘fall in love’ with a particular property, ignore all of

New Year’s Resolutions To Slash Your Mortgage

By |2018-03-22T18:28:08+08:00January 22nd, 2018|Aussie Expats, Australian Expat Mortgages, Australian Expats, Finance, Home Loan, Home Loans, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

2017 has passed and we’ve survived a full year of Trump, Australia entered the 21st century and allowed same-sex couples to marry and North Korea continues to add tension with the threat of a nuclear

Lenders Pulling Out Of Investment Loans

By |2018-03-22T18:29:24+08:00September 6th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

Heritage Bank has just announced that they will no longer be offering investment property loans for both Australian residents and Australian expats. This is due to the fact that they would breach APRA’s lending growth

Property Loans 101 – Australian Expat Edition

By |2018-03-22T18:29:37+08:00August 24th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Interest Rates, Investment Savvy Mortgage Broker, Loans, Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or investment property, securing the financing can often be a time-consuming task. Add to this the element of living and working offshore as an Australian expat, and

Property Valuations vs Appraisals – Different?

By |2018-03-22T18:29:43+08:00August 14th, 2017|Aussie Expats, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Finance, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Loans, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

As a current or aspiring property investor, it’s important to be aware of the key differences between property valuations and appraisals. If you’re in the property market, chances are you’ve heard these terms discussed before.

RBA August 2017 Decision Update

By |2018-03-22T18:30:32+08:00August 8th, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) met this month and decided to keep rates on hold at the historically record low rate of 1.5%. What is this decision based on and what does this mean

Property Financing for Australian Expats

By |2018-03-22T18:30:58+08:00July 31st, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, Interest Rates, Loans, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

If you’re currently an Australian expat living and working abroad, we have good news! It’s still possible to secure attractive financing for your investment property back home in Australia. Whether you’re looking to invest, refinance

From Little Things Big Savings Grow

By |2018-03-22T18:31:25+08:00June 27th, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, First Home Buyers, Home Loans, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” Vincent Van Gogh “Millionaire tells millennials: if you want a house, stop buying avocado” – The Guardian “How can Gen Y actually get

Take Advantage of Low Interest Rates

By |2018-03-22T18:32:42+08:00May 11th, 2017|Australian Expats, Home Loans, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has yet again kept the Australian cash rate on hold at the record low 1.5%. With banks continuing to impose out-of-cycle interest rate increases, whether you’re a property investor,

6 Most Common Property Investor Mistakes

By |2018-03-22T18:33:03+08:00May 3rd, 2017|Australian Expats, Capital Gains Tax, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

Property investment can be an excellent part of your wealth creation strategy when implemented correctly. Unfortunately, we commonly see investors not receiving proper advice and making mistakes that could have been avoided. Our team at

End of Financial Year Checklist for Aussie Investors

By |2018-03-22T18:33:41+08:00April 4th, 2017|Capital Gains Tax, Finance, Mortgage Broker, Property Investment|

“Nothing is certain except death and taxes." Benjamin Franklin As we rapidly approach the end of another financial year, it’s important that we plan carefully and make smart decisions that can improve our tax positions.

Will Australia Raise Interest Rates in 2017?

By |2018-03-22T18:33:59+08:00March 20th, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, Interest Rates, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has kept the cash rate on hold at 1.5% in March, which remains a record low for Australia. RBA Governor Philip Lowe highlighted that conditions in the “global economy

Why Partner With an Investment-Savvy Mortgage Broker

By |2018-03-22T18:34:06+08:00March 4th, 2017|Australian Expats, Finance, Mortgage Broker, Mortgages, Property Investment|

The right mortgage broker can be one of your greatest assets in achieving your financial goals. Your investment-savvy mortgage broker is there to not only identify your financial goals, and then scour the hundreds of