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[3 min Wed Finance series] What are white-label loans and why they could fit your needs?

A white-label loan is essentially a home-branded loan, much like the home-branded products you see in the supermarket aisles. Like these products, white-label loans aim to deliver many of the same great features as bank-branded home loans, but for a lower cost to you the customer.  A trend seen in supermarkets over recent years has…
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Demystifying “Equity”, and how you can use that to boost your property portfolio!

In Property Investing world equity is the magic word that everyone is chasing! But what exactly is equity, and why is it so magical? I remember I used to wonder about these questions as I start my journey, so today let’s uncover a bit about what Equity is and how you can use it against…
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Lend Power Deal of the Fortnight – 2 Ballinderry St, Everton Park QLD 4053

Our pick of the week this week is 2 Ballinderry St, Everton Park QLD 4053. Currently under offer, this 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom highset house sitting on 600sqm block is a classic dual-living potential property with good value add: Location – 200m to EP State School, bus stop nearby that goes to CBD, within 1km…
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What you need to know about Rental Yields

Rental yield – essentially the rate of rental income returned against the costs of an investment property is a great indicator of a property’s investment potential. But you need to keep things in perspective when you factor it into your decision to purchase property. Calculating rental yield  A good first step in examining rental yield’s…
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Lend Power Deal of the Fortnight – 32 Gertrude St, Redcliffe QLD 4020

Our pick of the week this week is 32 Gertrude St, Redcliffe QLD 4020. Sold in August for $345K, this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom highset house sitting on 405sqm block is one with good value add potential the following reasons: Location – 500m to Redcliffe hospital, less than 500m to Coles and just over 1km…
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TYPE OF TENANT REQUESTS AND HOW TO DEAL WITH THEM?

So, you have purchased an investment property and it’s settled! The tenant moved in and just when you thought everything is settled, popped the champagne and getting ready for the first sip… The PM called, and tells you there was an urgent request from tenant and it’ll now cost you X amount of money to…
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Should you get multiple low value properties or one high value property?

Getting multiple low value property vs one high value property – which way to go? Again this is one of those questions that I get asked a lot by our fellow investors. And again there are pros and cons for each and should be considered based on each individual investors situation. So I thought I’ll…
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Lend Power Deal of the Fortnight – 20 Juanita Grove, Springwood QLD 4127

Our pick of the week this week is 20 Juanita Grove, Springwood QLD 4127. Bought recently by one of our clients for $420K, this 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom lowset house sitting on 1050sqm block is an excellent addition to portfolio for the following reasons: 1. 500m to Springwood Shopping Centre Hub which is one of…
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BATTLE OF THE DECADE – NEW VS EXISTING, WHICH ONE SHOULD I CHOOSE?

Some of you may have a goal this year or the upcoming year to purchase an investment property, so I thought I’ll tackle a question that has been ongoing for a while – shall you buy new or existing?  

[Investing Tips] How to negotiate in a softer housing market?

Seller expectations are high but buyers want low prices – so how can you capitalize on this opportunity? We share some of our thoughts on how to negotiate in a declining market after discussing with 2 real estate agents.