Buy now, pay now: the importance of budgeting for gifts

How much do you think the average Aussie spends on gifts each month? $20, $50 or 100? (hint: we’re a generous bunch). Today we’ll look at why it’s important to budget for these expenses correctly, rather than succumbing to ‘buy now, pay later’ services.

Tips to Purchase a House with a Huge Student Loan In-Tow

Have you finally finished your higher education? Do you plan to settle down and make an investment in real estate? Homes can be a costly affair for those who are already encumbered with student loans. But with careful planning, you can find ways to save for and purchase the home of your dreams. Six ways […]

Signs that Show the Time to Sell Your Investment Property is Near

Real estate property is an excellent investment and a great source of income. But at times, it can become a dangerous asset to hold, one which may not give you the ROI you desire. Luckily, property always shows certain signs which tell owners that the time to sell is near. 5 signs that indicate your […]

Top 5 Tips to Rain-proof Your Property

With spring in full swing and monsoon in the wings, homeowners need to get started on rain-proofing their properties to avoid any nasty surprises later on. If you’re interested in getting started on rain-proofing your home, this article will be a great read for you. 5 easy ways to make your home rain-readyAt Total Mortgages, […]

5 Things to Do to Improve Your Credit

The decision to buy a house is monumental. Not only is it an expensive process but one which is fraught with multiple challenges. For one, if your credit standing isn’t great, your mortgage application may be rejected. However, with care and good planning, you can make yourself loan-worthy in no time. Here are our top […]

How to Select the Ideal Investment Property?

  Image Credits: Pixabay Have you always wanted to buy an investment property? If yes, you may have had a lot of questions about selecting the right kind of building. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve set down some cardinal tasks that you need to perform when choosing an investment property. Narrow down […]

7 Things to Consider When Choosing a Property Maintenance Company

Image Credits: Flickr Every property deserves routine repair and maintenance, and it’s best to contact a professional property maintenance company for this assistance. But, with so many players in the market, it becomes extremely difficult to choose a particular company. To help you make an informed decision, we’ve listed out the criteria which you need […]

Your Guide to Residential Real Estate: 5 Types of Property You Can Buy

Image Credits: Pixabay Are you planning on purchasing a new property? Today, New Zealand has a very vibrant real estate market, which happens to be very buyer-friendly. But before you go to an open house, it’s important to brush up your knowledge on the types of residential properties available for purchase. Knowledge of the various […]