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  1. cmafra

    PPOR into IP1

    Hi SS Gurus, I seek your suggestions on how to structure the mortgage/mortgages on my situation for the best finance and tax outcome. Actual scenario: PPOR - unit with value around 275K , paid in full , no mortgages bought an off the plan apartment for 540k (deposit 54k) , I plan to...
  2. asante

    First Home Buyer/Investor - advice please

    Hello I have just joined as I am a prospective first home buyer who intends to learn as much as I can before diving into the deep end. I am a "mature" first home buyer with limited resources. I am NOT looking for "get rich quick" deals! I aim to learn and work hard towards achieving my goal...
  3. M

    Reflections of an investment newbie

    Hi everyone, I've been reading this forum for quite some time now, but never have written a post (apart from PM's). Having just successfully bought and tenanted my first investment this week I think it's time I gave back to the forum and in particular to those who are starting out. Recently...
  4. P

    OTP buying - Fortitude Valley -2016 completion

    Hello All, I am close to signing up for an off the plan apartment in one of the multi-storey building being constructed in Fortitude Valley with my SO. This would be my first IP for an approximately $530K property to be setled in 2016 with a 10% deposit now. This is being done with a...
  5. D

    Buy and Hold unit in Harris Park

    Hi guys, First of all, I am new to property investment. I was thinking to buy and hold a unit somewhere in Parramatta area. Given that Parramatta is outside of my budget range, I started to look around the surrounding suburbs (eg. Merrylands, Granville, etc). Recently I have decided to go...
  6. D

    Advice on investment strategy please

    Hi, am new to this forum but am humbly seeking advice on how to next invest in my porfolio. Currently I have 3 IP in my portfolio. But have made mistakes in the past and am just starting to learn more about property investing. Financial situation as follows: I have $500k in equity from...
  7. D

    Doonside - to buy or not to buy (for investment)

    Hi, I am brand new to this forum but have been reading/following some threads and it seems like a really helpful and knowledgeable community. I am humbly seeking some advice on property investment/possible small development project. I have a budget of around $1.2-1.5m. Initially...
  8. wrexter

    First Time Subdividing

    Hi All, My wife and i have no subdivision experience but we are about to embark on our first subdivision (i can hear the scream!). We are actually assisting my mother subdivide her property in Riverton in order to then sell the existing house, build on the rear battleaxe lot. The ultimate...
  9. R

    Suggestions in QLD for newby investor?

    Hi all, Stumbled across this forum whilst researching - and it is great! so much info from people who have done it all before. Best people to learn from in my opinion! So any help/advice would be greatly appreciated - as I am new to investing, and don't want to stuff it up the first time...
  10. R

    Suggestions in QLD for newby investor?

    Hi all, Stumbled across this forum whilst researching - and it is great! so much info from people who have done it all before. Best people to learn from in my opinion! So any help/advice would be greatly appreciated - as I am new to investing, and don't want to stuff it up the first time...
  11. T

    Brisbane Market

    Hi Everyone, I am brand new to the site:rolleyes: I am looking at my second Investment property in the Brisbane market.. I previously bought my first Investment property in Feb 2012 in Glenmore Park,Sydney for $317k.. This has been going along nicely with a bit of CG and stable tenants That...
  12. G

    Mount Gravatt East/around for investment

    I am looking at the Mount Gravatt East and surrounding suburbs for investment upto $350k in 2014. I am new to Brisbane. Can any of the experienced investors in the forum give some guidance. My major concern is if the area is flood prone and if it has the potential. I am looking for CG over a...
  13. A

    Assistance with Subdivision Feasibility in Adelaide

    Hi Everyone, In a similar vein to this post, I’m looking at the feasibility of subdividing & building in Adelaide, though with my own money and either on my own or with one of the groups who will ‘hold your hand’ through the subdivision and sale process. I’ve opted to use a town planner in...
  14. S

    Buddina, Sunshine Coast - first IP

    Hi all, Long time reader first time poster. I am a newbie and planning to purchase my first IP within the next few months or so. I am looking to spend up to $450K for a house in Buddina or surrounding suburbs. I did a quick forum search and didn't find much information on the area but I am...
  15. D

    property not what they said.

    Hello. I bought a newly built property in Brisbane approx 1 year ago that was advertised and sold as a dual income dual living property. Basically a 3 bedroom single level house with a double garage on one end and a 2 bedroom unit on top of the garage. both are completely independent of each...
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