Three key steps to successful property investment

September 21, 2020

Property Investing is a popular wealth creation strategy in Australia with over 2 million individual property investors across the country. Buying a property is a […]

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Buying Property Overseas – do the hazards outweigh the upside?

September 16, 2020

We’ve all seen the ads – luxury properties in idyllic locations, it’s so easy to dream of escaping once or twice a year. But there […]

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The Pros and Cons of Downsizing

July 13, 2020

Thinking of selling your home and buying a smaller one? Downsizing has many benefits, not just for empty nesters or retirees but also for those […]

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How much does it really cost to build a house?

July 9, 2020

In June 2020, the Morrison government launched the HomeBuilders Scheme for buyers of newly constructed dwellings. Since then, we continue to receive many enquiries from […]

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Upsizers on the Move post COVID-19 easing of restrictions

July 6, 2020

One of the prime users of the Deposit Power Bond product are upsizers and according to Cameron Kusher, Director of Economic Research at, the […]

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New Law NSW provides greater protection for Apartment Owners

June 18, 2020

In June 2020 the Design & Building Practitioners Bill came into effect in NSW.  The bill will enable apartment owners to seek damages for building […]

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When a fall in this property stat is a good thing

June 11, 2020

We regularly see statistics that are put forward to add weight to a story line and the property market is no exception. Auction clearance rates […]

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The importance of interstate migration to Queensland

June 10, 2020

The Queensland Government is running a tight COVID-19 ship with borders still closed to interstate travel even though the total infection rate on the 4th […]

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Entrepreneurial Risk is Good

June 8, 2020

More than nine out of every ten business in Australia are small businesses. They account for 33% of Australia’s GDP and employ over 40 percent […]

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The “Valley of Death” awaits the construction industry if action is delayed

May 29, 2020

The Chief Executive of the Master Builders Association Denita Warn recently stated that the residential construction industry is facing a ‘valley of death’ if there […]

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How to catch a falling knife

May 28, 2020

One of the casualties of the economic crisis that has arisen due to the COVID-19 Pandemic has been the impact to the residential and commercial […]

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Auction clearance rates are up, but does that mean the property market is on the up?

May 27, 2020

If there is one thing I like about real estate agents, they are always in a positive frame of mind. No matter what the state […]

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Cash holdings at banks

May 26, 2020

Why in a time of economic crisis, are the banks swimming in cash? The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a global economic crisis not seen since […]

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Why the floor plan is critical when buying investment property

May 25, 2020

One thing you need to get right before you buy a property, is the floor plan. Why? Because you’ll be up for tens of thousands […]

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Property Investors Should Buy Owner Occupier Properties

Why Property Investors Should Buy Owner Occupier Properties

May 22, 2020

Here’s why property investors should buy owner occupier properties. It never ceases to amaze me when I see property investors buy properties they wouldn’t live […]

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does 2020 have in common with 1890

What does 2020 have in common with 1890? Yes, 1890!!

May 21, 2020

And the answer is NOT a Pandemic The curve’s been flattened and now with less than one in forty thousand people in Australia infected, the […]

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With interest rates at historic lows, can the RBA help the recovery?

May 20, 2020

One thing is for sure, now that the world economy has entered a recession and Australia will soon follow suit, the low interest rate environment […]

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Where to now for property?

May 5, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on the Australian property market. After two years of a bearish property market, the last quarter of 2019 and early 2020 […]

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Shares in shock. What next?

March 20, 2020

With global stock markets suffering major sell offs in recent weeks, people are now questioning how does this current environment compare to that of the […]

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Is Rentvesting a smart money choice

October 23, 2019

Australians have always had a dream of owning their own home. Some might call it an obsession. And whilst the dream is well and truly […]

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Killer Pests Tips

October 17, 2019

Not only does Spring time herald greater property market activity, it also signals an increase in insect activity in our homes! It is crucial to […]

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Is now a good time to invest in property?

October 11, 2019

For years now, property pundits have been warning of a coming Armageddon in the Australian property market. In 2004, The Economist magazine described Australia as […]

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First Home Buyers securing property with Deposit Guarantees

September 9, 2019

August was Deposit Power’s strongest trading month this year! We continue to see an increase in demand for deposit guarantees, in particular for first home […]

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Is the Property Market Rebounding?

July 15, 2019

First the good news…… the worst of the property market declines appear to be behind us and it now looks like we are entering a […]

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How to Win When Bidding at an Auction

June 18, 2019

You’ve done all the hard work getting the customer’s loan pre-approved so they can go to auction.  But as we all know, the auction process […]

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First home buyers re-enter the property market

June 14, 2019

After sitting on the sidelines for the past few years, first home buyers have re-entered the market following a decline in property prices over the […]

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Auction Clearance Rates Are Up!

June 13, 2019

So does that mean the market decline is over? Recent data released by Core Logic (Core Logic News 3rd June 2019) reveals that whilst properties […]

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Why Banks are shying away from issuing Bank Guarantees

June 12, 2019

A bank guarantee is an undertaking issued by a bank to a beneficiary for a specific amount of money that has the effect of guaranteeing […]

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The Property Market & First Home Buyers

May 23, 2019

Now that the Federal election is over and brokers can breathe a sigh of relief, we can all get on with helping our clients without […]

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First Home Buyer Scheme

May 13, 2019

Deposit Power welcomes the Coalition’s proposed First Home Loan Deposit Scheme that will offer up to $500 million in equity through the National Housing Finance […]

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