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Keeping you accountable to your resolutions

Category: Property Purchasing

The new year is an opportunity to reflect on the past 12 months and focus on starting the year on the right foot to ensure you achieve what it is you set out to.
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Silvertail secures WEST project

Category: Property Purchasing

Silvertail are extremely excited to announce their new partnership with one of Australia’s most respected and leading property development company’s, Commercial and General. This new and emerging relationship comes as Commercial and General have appointed Silvertail as the sales arm for investor housing for one of their major developments, the West Lakes residential project - WEST.
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Duplex: Creating Equity with a High Growth Investment

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Duplex: Creating Equity with a High Growth Investment By Nidal Rasheed, Managing Director, Silvertail Property Group Keen to build equity through property investment but short on time? A duplex may be the right investment strategy for you. I’ll help you discover the benefits and things to consider before you start.
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Renting while Investing… Is it a good idea?

Category: Property Purchasing, Property Selections

As property prices are increasing, many young Australians are finding it extremely difficult to take their first steps into the property market. We’re starting to see that rather than buying their first home, Australians are choosing to buy a property as an investment and then continue to rent.
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Old vs New – Which one is a better investment?

Category: Property Purchasing, Property Research, Property Selections

A question many investors want the answer to is whether they should purchase an existing property or build a brand new one.
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​The 5 Biggest Mortgage Mistakes!

Category: Property Financing, Property Purchasing

There are many mistakes that home buyers make when purchasing a property. Many of which, are associated with the mortgage. Let’s take a look at the 5 biggest mistakes that are made so you can avoid making the same ones:
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Property vs. Superannuation

Category: Property Purchasing, Property Research

A recent study shows that to fund a comfortable life during retirement a man needs $590,000 and a woman needs $660,000 in superannuation assets. This will give them approximately $41,197 each year.
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How to buy property through your superannuation fund

Category: Property Purchasing

People can borrow using their super fund as leverage (current rates around 60-70%). This means, if you have $200,000 in superannuation, you can use those funds to leverage approximately a $600,000 purchase.
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DIY Property Management – Why You Shouldn’t Self Manage Tenants

Category: Property Management

​Many investors contemplate managing their property themselves, as this is an easy way to save some money. But is it worth it? Let’s have a look at just a few issues with managing your property yourself:
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How to Choose a Finance Broker

Category: Property Financing

If you are thinking about taking out a home loan you should definitely consult a finance broker as they are connected with a number of different lenders. This makes it a lot easier for you to find the right deal that is going to suit your needs.
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NRAS – What is it and how does it work?

Category: Property Research, Property Selections

We have heard a lot about NRAS (National Rental Affordability Scheme) over the past few years and we will continue hearing about it in future.
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Why you should use a professional to help you invest

Category: Property Purchasing, Property Research

Property investing is not easy, especially for first time investors. There are many different options, and many different opportunities for mistakes to be made if you don’t know what you’re doing. It is always wise to seek advice from a professional for obvious reasons.
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​Invest in property or pay off your home?

Category: Property Purchasing

Many people believe that the best way to build wealth is to pay off your home as quickly as possible, but is this really the best way to go about it? We’re going to explain how investing in property may be the better option.
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The Eight Fundamentals of Property Investing

Category: Property Purchasing

​Discover the eight fundamentals to make every property in your portfolio cash flow positive!
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​Positive or Negative Gearing – Which is best?

Category: Property Financing

All investors would have heard of the terms positive and negative gearing but very few would understand exactly what they mean or which one is best.
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The 13 Biggest Mistakes Made by Property Investors

Category: Property Purchasing

Did you know that almost half of those who invest in property end up selling within the first five years? And most of those who stay in the market never end up buying their second investment property. However, some investors do very well.
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Category: Property Purchasing

Did you know that almost half of those who invest in property end up selling within the first five years? And most of those who stay in the market never end up buying their second investment property. However, some investors do very well.
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