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The federal budget & Canberra’s property market

At May 19, 2016
The recent Federal Budget was closely watched by many across the country.  Business owners, pensioners, families with kids in daycare and self funded retirees amongst other groups tuned in to see how the latest budget would effect them. Anyone with an interest in property (just about everyone)...
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How-to guide: selling your DHA-leased property

At Apr 18, 2016
There are many reasons why investors may decide to sell their DHA-leased property mid-lease, such as a change in circumstances or opting for a different investment strategy. Regardless of the reason, they would naturally want to get the best selling price possible and maximise the return on their...
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Sydney investors should be setting their sights on Canberra

At Mar 15, 2016
In the property investment space, Canberra is often referred to as the ‘quiet achiever’ of Australia’s capital cities. It does not seem to experience the same ‘market hyperventilation’ that cities like Sydney or Melbourne do. Instead Canberra offers investors solid fundamentals, a sound...
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Buying/selling a DHA-leased property mid-lease

At Feb 15, 2016
A Defence-leased property (DHA-leased property) comes with many benefits, such as a long-term lease that can range from 9 to 15 years. And as the saying goes, ‘it’s not so much the timing, but the time in the market’ that determines building wealth in the property market. But, what happens if...
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Taking a closer look at DHA's management fee

Taking a closer look at DHA’s management fee

At Jan 13, 2016
I know what you’re thinking, “16.5%, are you kidding!? I know property managers who will look after a property for half of that!”. Yes, that may be the case. However, if you care to do a proper comparison, you might be surprised to learn that a traditional property manager may end up costing...
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Thinking property investment? Here are 4 steps to get you going

At Nov 19, 2015
For generations, the preferred choice of investment for many Australians has been residential property - real estate. People often feel more comfortable with the tangible nature of a ‘bricks and mortar’ investment rather than alternatives such as shares or bonds. Once you’ve bought your own...
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Investing in a Defence (DHA) home. So how does it work?

At Oct 15, 2015
“I’ve seen the ads, I’ve heard about it on the radio and my friends have been talking to me about it for years. So tell me, how does it all work?” Many people asking this question have become one of the more than 13,000 investors with a Defence home. Understanding how a Defence home...
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Defence home investors now have a choice

Defence home investors now have a choice

At Sep 18, 2015
Flowers are budding and blossoms are bursting with new colour; it must be the beginning of Spring. Spring brings a tangible lift to the spirit in the Capital. After morning frosts and chilly nights, the cold is giving way to the sounds, colours and aromas of Spring. Leaving the scarf, gloves and...
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