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    2015-2016 Budget

    fyi another interesting one to watch from the budget ... GST now imposed on companies providing services / software/gaming sales like netflix however the government hasnt worked out how the hell they are going to collect this lolll ...
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    2015-2016 Budget

    bugger the iPads.. get something worth $20k :)
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    What's gonna stop the Sydney boom?

    as a complete beginner iam quickly learning there is much much truth to this..
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    buy & hold strategy... when to cash in?

    Thanks again for your comments Rixter .. again the answer seems so obvious when reading if first thing in the morning over a cup of coffee..
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    are folks using the AU Netflix or US netflix via VPN?
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    No more owner builder duplexes allowed in NSW

    cheers Rockstar
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    buy & hold strategy... when to cash in?

    with this.. i assume in order to retire all the IP's accumulated would have to be CF+ ? (not even considering the rental yield) currently am considering cashing in just to restructure my current loans (including the one against my ppor)... if for no other reason its a good one at that i think
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    buy & hold strategy... when to cash in?

    Hi Folks Dumb question time.. when it comes to buy & hold strategy for IP's... How do you know when to cash in and sell? thinking of letting go my IP but have had alot of family and friends always commenting never sell never sell... IF you never sell.. then i the strategy is revalue...
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    No more owner builder duplexes allowed in NSW

    so effectively you now need a builder for any duplex projects in NSW correct?
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    Western Sydney Meetup - Wednesday 20/5/15

    interested.... what happens at these meetings? is there room for complete novices ?
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    rates to be cut in 2015?

    so opinions on investing for 2015? stock, housing, gold, or nothing? :D
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    risks of dealing with a 'smaller' broker

    thanks so much everyone for all ur helpful replies...! :D
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    risks of dealing with a 'smaller' broker

    Hi Folks I managed to get in touch with a local broker, once somewhat active here and recommended now and then... Its a self run business and im curious to know what (if any) are the 'risks' with dealing with a smaller broker? would they have access to a limited range of banking...
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    solicitor for defending claim against gas infrastructure owners?

    good news.. the gas company accepted the fact the pipe was way to high and credited the full amount.. telstra on the other hand... are being ******s..
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    solicitor for defending claim against gas infrastructure owners?

    Hi all Close mates were doing some renno on their drive way and hit a gas pipe. Now facing a bill by the infrastructure owner of the particular gas network for $3k bill. Was wondering what options are there to fight this on the basis the 'digging' done as part of the renno was no more than...
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    cup day rate cut

    whats the chances of the banks passing this on?
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    Sellor withdrawing from sale? post deposit taken

    Hi all Can a sellor cancel/withdraw from selling their house. This has happened AFTER a deposit has been put down for the purchase and about 5 days after contract has been signed. Was told this had happened by a friend.. this doesn't make sense to me.. because if a BUYER was to do the...
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    Young investors - tell all

    Hi Nothing wrong with this imho...i think its a great achievement.. Currently going through similar situation.. mid twenties with 1IP, bought a PPOR & car last year with fiance, and deposit for Ip #2 saved up. However we are holding off on buying for same reasons.. i.e wedding, honeymoon, etc...
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    Why would you choose P&I loan over IO?

    add to this, the cultural aspects of it. eg asian background people (includig myself) have been raised with 'ownership mentality'... i.e buy something.. pay it off asap and own it.. dont carry debt...i must confess this was my mentality until i was shown the 'light'... so P&I is good because...
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    Inexpensive kitchen fit-out in Sydney

    whats the quality and finsih like of some of these kitchens.. good for IP only? or would consider for PPOR?