August 2018 – The State of Real Estate For First Home Buyers in Melbourne

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Sarah Boyle

More than most areas within Australia, Melbourne’s property market is in a constant state of change. This makes navigating the market difficult for first time buyers and investors alike, as ideal buying opportunities can fluctuate from month to month. At My Rental, we are dedicated to assisting landlords and homeowners in traversing the Melbourne property landscape. So,.

Understanding the 2018 Melbourne Property Market

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Sarah Boyle

Way back in 2014, Australian investors were hit with a housing investor loan cap. This was designed to reduce risky investment lending by banks and other financial institutions. Dubbed the housing investor ‘speed limit’, its intention was to limit growth in investor lending to no more than ten percent. Seemingly having achieved its intended goal,.

Augmented Reality in Real Estate: Tangible Benefits From Intangible Tech

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Sarah Boyle

The world of real estate is in a constant state of flux and change. From average housing prices shifting on a near-daily basis to new technological advancements giving us new ways to decide which house we should call home. However, one realm that people weren’t anticipating real estate to venture into is augmented reality. Much.

What You Should Expect From Your Property Manager

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Ben Williams

    Property Investor’s often don’t have the time or inclination to run the day to day requirements of their investment. It is the goal to have a property manager that will allow you to sit back and watch your investment succeed.   However, not all Melbourne property management firms have the same approach to.

Questions You Need To Ask Your Property Manager Before You Employ Them

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Ben Williams

Melbourne Property Manager For a long time, property management has been relegated to dated management processes that often leave investors with a lack of support, leaving them feeling alone in managing the success of their property investment.   We believe that a property manager, especially in important investment areas like Melbourne, should do the exact.

Never accept the first offer: why negotiating your home loan is essential

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Steve Jovcevski

At financial comparison site Mozo, we’ve recently conducted our annual home loan mystery shop, and found that all four of the big banks were willing to slash interest rates by up to 0.72% for investors.   That might surprise you, given APRA’s clampdown on investment lending this year, but it seems lenders are still keen.

How To Add Value To Your Investment Property

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Ben Williams

Finding ways to maximise the potential of an investment property can be a challenge for new investors. Luckily, plenty can be done to add value to an investment property, it just takes a little experience and a few tips to know what you should be looking for.   The first thing investors should understand is.

What To Expect From A Gun Property Manager

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Ben Williams

Gun property managers do more than collect rent once a month and pass it onto their client with their cut taken out. So, what should you expect from a gun property manager?   A property manager has some core tasks that should maximise a landlord, or investors return on what is probably their most significant.

What To Avoid When Choosing Your Residential Property Management Service

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Sarah Boyle

Choosing a residential property management service is always a challenge for owners. After all, your property is not just an investment, but a vital aspect of your financial future. For a property to really succeed and pave the way for you being financially stale, you need real estate property management that you can trust. So,.

How To Become A Landlord In Your 20s

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Sarah Boyle

In recent years there has been much doom and gloom surrounding millennials’ prospects of getting a foothold in the property market. Circumstances as diverse as rising property prices, and Generation Y’s love for the humble smashed avo breakfast have contributed to despair about millennial investment prospects. However, the good news is entering the market isn’t.

What Are The Hidden Costs When Buying An Investment Property?

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Ben Williams

Buying an investment property can be a great way to build financial prosperity, however it is very important to factor all the additional costs into the investment proposal. From the initial marketing and Letting, to the ongoing Property Management and Maintenance, we have identified 5 key areas that investors fail to adequately budget for when.