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Happy Holidays

By Matthew Kenworthy | News

We hope you & your family have a Merry Christmas and a Happy & Safe New Year. Over the Christmas period our office will be closed from Thursday 24 December 2015, reopening from Monday 11 January 2016. We will still be available for appointments and be contactable by email and by telephone, however available times […]

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The Rise Of The Rentvestor

By Matthew Kenworthy | News

There have been a few articles in the media lately about the concept of ‘Rentvestors’. Rentvestors are people that choose to buy property for their future as a long-term property investment but live elsewhere. Many of these people choose to live with their parents to save more money to buy the house they want to […]

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Recent Investment Loan Changes

By Matthew Kenworthy | News

Banks have recently started making changes to their investment loan policies. These changes will make property investment more expensive for some due to higher interest rates as well as deposit requirements. Why are Investment Loans changing? APRA, who regulates Australian banks & lenders, has had property investors and investment loans in their sights for some […]

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WA First Home Owners Grant Changes 2015

By Matthew Kenworthy | News

The government has recently announced the scrapping of the WA First Home Owners Grant for established properties. Stamp Duty concessions however do still exist. Changes to the First Home Owners Grant The First Home Owners Grant was $3,000, having been reduced from the $7,000 it was in 2013. There are no changes to the grant […]

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