10 ways to pay off your mortgage sooner

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - 10:15am
The mortgage on your own home (or the family home) is one of the biggest expenses you will incur each month and the quickest way you can achieve financial security is to pay it off as soon as possible. The quicker you pay it off, the less...

Tax Effective Gearing

Friday, 11 December 2015 - 1:00pm
It’s time to get your tax back.Introducing tax-effective geared investing. It’s a term that sounds complicated but it’s really quite simple and can have massive benefits for investors.

Do you need property investment insurance?

Wednesday, 2 December 2015 - 3:15pm
If you are considering purchasing an investment property, there are a few different types of investment property insurance you may want to consider.

Understanding capital gains on investment property

Friday, 30 October 2015 - 3:00pm
Capital gains on investment property or a capital loss on an asset is the difference between what it cost you and what you receive when you sell it...

Using equity to buy investment property

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 - 4:15pm
With the median house price in Perth hovering around half a million dollars (and close to a million dollars in the eastern states), it is easy to understand why investors are struggling to find upwards of $100,000 which is the minimum 20%...

Tax reduction strategies for investors

Thursday, 11 June 2015 - 1:45pm
With 30 June rapidly looming, it is always a busy time in the Investor Assist office as many of our new and experienced investors want to make sure they have all bases covered before the end of the financial year. Many investors are...

Secret signs to help you invest in the Perth property market before an area explodes

Tuesday, 2 June 2015 - 10:30am
Investing in the Perth property market isn't just about buying the right property. It's almost always about buying in the right location and finding an area that will deliver capital growth.

How to choose the right builder for your investment property

Monday, 16 February 2015 - 12:00pm
Once you’ve decided to build an investment property, choosing the right builder is a crucial step in the process. You will be working with this builder for up to two years so it is important to choose wisely. There is an impressive...

Learn the Lingo

Monday, 10 November 2014 - 2:00pm
As you are going through the purchasing and home loan process for your investment property, you will come across many terms that you may not understand. You should ask your agent, lender or broker (if you are using one) to explain these...

Is the ‘halo effect’ a help or a hindrance for investors?

Friday, 14 March 2014 - 8:00pm
If you have a background in marketing or if you have just started to dig around in the world of property investment, you may have stumbled across the term, the ‘halo effect’.