Welcome to the April edition of The Smartline Report. This month we explore how to use your home to build wealth. We give you ways to add value to your home, and explain the concept of using equity to springboard into further property investment.
Enjoy the read, and if you would like to discuss your current plans or future goals, don’t hesitate to call.
City or country property, which is a better investment?
Almost two-thirds of us live in cities, according to Australian Bureau of Statistics’ data. While many of us live in a metropolis, there are… Read more ›
Buying your first investment property
Buying property as an investment is different to buying property to live in. Here, we look at some considerations when investing in real estate. A great way to buy an investment property is to leverage the existing equity… Read more ›
Three ways to add value to your property
If you’re thinking about how to improve your home prior to putting it on the market, the preparation you do beforehand can make a big difference to the price it fetches on auction day… Read more >
Australian property market update
CoreLogic Research Director Tim Lawless presents Smartline April’s national housing and economic data, as well as a breakdown by capital city. More info ›
April property market outlook
The housing market’s dwelling values have continued to rise in March 2017. According to the CoreLogic Home Value Index results, combined capital city dwelling values increased by 1.4%. More info ›
The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia.
Smartline Article Archive
How does my job situation affect my chances of securing a home loan?
Have you just started a new job and are wondering how it could affect your chances of securing or refinancing a home loan? Here’s what you need to know. Read more ›
Are Aussies spending more on mortgages today than they were in the 1990s?
How have mortgage values changed over time? Is Australian property really less affordable today than it was in the 1990s? Let’s find out. Read more >
5 reasons to use a mortgage broker to find your home loan
Why should you use a mortgage broker to find a home loan, instead of dealing directly with a bank or lender? We give you five good reasons. Read more ›