News

How to teach your kids to be smart investors

By | 2018-10-29T11:09:25+00:00 October 29th, 2018|News|

Many Aussies want to buy their own home to raise a family and set themselves up for the future. Owning a property is also one way to look at securing your children’s future. If you’re a parent, you might have wondered at some point, ‘how can I help my kids develop good habits with money

Australia Leads World on Wealth

By | 2018-10-29T10:58:47+00:00 October 29th, 2018|News|

The typical Australian is richer than the typical person in any other country in the world, according to a new survey. Australia has seized from Switzerland the global title of having the highest "median wealth per adult", in Credit Suisse’s 2018 Global Wealth Report. Not only are Australians rich by global standards, our wealth is

Brisbane house prices tipped to rise 11% in 3yrs

By | 2018-10-30T09:25:59+00:00 October 29th, 2018|News|

BRISBANE homeowners will be the envy of their southern counterparts over the next few years, with property price growth predicted to be the strongest in the country after Adelaide. House prices in the Queensland capital are forecast to rise by 11.3 per cent in the next three years, according to the latest BIS Economics Australian

A whole new twist to the kids coming home

By | 2018-09-19T14:23:33+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|

  In a tough housing market, more and more young people are opting to stay living at home for longer. But there is another growing trend — baby boomers moving back in with their adult kids. And it is by choice. Research suggests about one in five Australians live in a multi-generational household — and

What to look for in a neighbourhood before investing

By | 2018-09-19T14:10:47+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|

Finding the right investment property takes a lot of research and consideration. It’s not just a matter of choosing a quiet, leafy suburb, but finding a property in a neighbourhood that will attract a steady flow of tenants. Here are three key things to look for in a neighbourhood before you invest in a property.

Brisbane Stands Out As Top Property Performer

By | 2018-09-19T14:12:16+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|

June quarter figures reflect a changing dynamic in the property market as real estate prices drop in major capital cities, and its renters who are coming out on top, new research shows. Property prices across Australia’s capital cities fell in the June quarter with the weighted average median prices dropping by 0.8 per cent for

Why is QLD a good place to invest?

By | 2018-09-19T14:07:59+00:00 September 19th, 2018|News|

BIS Oxford Economics described Brisbane as a “surprise performer” in its recent report, with expected house price growth of 2 to 3 per cent to 2019-20, before greater growth of six per cent forecast in 2020-21. According to property commentator Terry Ryder of Hotspotting, there are growing signs of improvement in Queensland's key economic indicators that are

Why Women need to talk about money

By | 2018-08-27T10:55:39+00:00 August 27th, 2018|News|

Guest Contributor: MC Mortgage Solutions The federal government announced in the 2018–19 budget that it would be providing $10 million for initiatives that “develop women’s financial capability” and put “women in control of their financial lives” as part of a $50 million fund to promote the financial capabilities of Australian consumers. ASIC is the lead agency responsible

The most in-demand Brisbane suburbs for July 2018

By | 2018-07-12T13:28:09+00:00 July 12th, 2018|News|

Brisbane may not be the most popular Queensland location to invest into compared to other markets, but it is certainly seeing a rise in demand and in median price, according to new data. Data from realestate.com.au’s Property Outlook – July 2018 report shows that demand in Brisbane is up 5.9 per cent year-on-year. Both houses and apartments