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    New purchase, where to link offset account PPOR or IP?

    Thanks guys! Thought that sounded right.
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    New purchase, where to link offset account PPOR or IP?

    Hi all, After purchasing my first property (IP) two years ago, I have just purchased my second property (PPOR). The past 2 years I have had an offset account linked to my IP loan which is interest only. My question is, now that I will have an IP and a PPOR which loan should I link the offset...
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    Carlton 1 Bedroom Apartment

    Thanks for the reply Jake! I couldn't find much like these in the carlton area... only 30 on the block and sercure carpark (not basement). Although ascot vale also looks really good value!
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    Carlton 1 Bedroom Apartment

    True, although a quick Google search reveals 2M dollar plans for the Neill St Reserve in next years budget..
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    Carlton 1 Bedroom Apartment

    Why do you say that Aaron?
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    Carlton 1 Bedroom Apartment

    Hi, I am looking at investing in this block http://www.domain.com.au/Property/For-Sale/Apartment-Unit-Flat/VIC/Carlton/?adid=2010540652 I just wanted to see what the wise people on here think :) Feel free to reply with a yes/no and why or elaborate if you wish!
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    Setting up a Family Trust

    Hi all, I would love to hear your opinions on the Advantages and Disadvantages of setting up a Family Trust to purchase property under as oppose to regularly purchasing under your own name. Cheers
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    First Home Buyers Grant After Buying IP

    Hi all, Most likely a simple Q and A but I have heard/read conflicting opinions recently... If your first property purchase was an IP which you had never lived in, could you later purchase a property to live in and claim the First Home Buyers Grant? Cheers
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    What's hot 2013 (Melbourne)

    Jake, was wondering what your thoughts are on black rock units/townhouses?
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    Advice to 23yo wanting to build an investment portfolio

    Great stuff MTR sounds like your flying!!!
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    Advice to 23yo wanting to build an investment portfolio

    Great post MTR!! I think it would be a fair comment to say not many people would get things 100% right the first time. Can I ask what your end plan is now?
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    Advice to 23yo wanting to build an investment portfolio

    Hi Lynchy, Thanks for the post and sharing your story, its great to see a bunch of young investors on here :) I think what differs between you and I and our dealings with getting a bank loan and serviceability is your property was 340k mine was 500k (median unit price for suburb is 650k so...
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    Advice to 23yo wanting to build an investment portfolio

    Where's the Y Man's opinion when you need it!
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    Advice to 23yo wanting to build an investment portfolio

    In regards to my next purchase (whenever that may be) does anyone know whether i could claim the FHOG? Aaron C you seem very knowledgeable so I hope you see this... As most of you would now know, my situation is 1 IP tenants in common with mother (she has a PPOR). I have never lived in the...
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