Understanding Rent Fair – Rental Reforms for Victorians

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Sarah Boyle

Victorian rental laws have been the subject of sweeping changes over the past couple of years. These changes have generally been met favourably as necessary revisions to laws that no longer make sense for modern Australians. According to the Victorian Government website, new “affordable” lettings in Melbourne have dwindled from 30% to only 7.6% in.

The Importance of Landlord Insurance in 2019

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Sarah Boyle

Owning and renting out property is just one of the benefits that befall a homeowner, although it is not without risks. Landlordship and the responsibilities that come with can plague the minds of owners who may not possess the solution that offers peace of mind and financial support in dire circumstances. If you had not.

New Year, New Investment: Melbourne Property Investment Options in 2019

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Sarah Boyle

Australian real estate has been in an unexpected place over the past 12 months, with property investment options in 2019 looking completely different than they did even a few short years ago. These changes have meant great things for those looking to enter the Melbourne market, as house prices have started to stagnate and drop.

Contract Considerations: What to Look For In An Investment Property

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Sarah Boyle

Not all Australians will experience the pride and joy of acquiring an investment property. In fact only 7.9% of Australians are likely to take advantage of available investment options. Plus, for those that are investors, if your peers and family are not in the market, you may be lacking a sounding board or mentor to.

Property Investment in Melbourne Takes Lead For 2019

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Sarah Boyle

According to a new report (Emerging Trends in Real Estate Asia Pacific 2019 – Link), development property investment in Melbourne has overtaken Sydney and Singapore as having the best prospects heading into the new year. This news comes at a very uncertain time for homeowners and investors, as publications debate the longevity of price drops across.

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.