Sam Saggers+ - February 23, 2015, 3:41 PM
Property developing can be stressful enough without the added complications of a slow or uncooperative council.
There are ways, however, you can help both yourself and the council establish a good working relationship and ease the process of getting your development application processed more quickly.
Before you contact the town planner, spend some time sifting through the documents the council has provided which outline what they want for the community such as the Development Control ... Continue Reading »
Sam Saggers+ - February 17, 2015, 12:13 PM
What you should know about RBAs Rate Cut
You’ve probably read the headlines of the “slashed” interest rates now at an inconceivable low of 2.5%. But what do low interest rates really mean?
To understand the significance of these interest rate lows, you have to go back to 1968. A loaf of bread cost about 20 cents and Australians were enjoying a “buoyant” economy with a GDP growth of 8% over the previous year.
What else was happening in the summer of 1968? Rates were as low as ... Continue Reading »
Sam Saggers+ - February 12, 2015, 3:46 PM
Buy a $1 house for your Valentine this February 14
Instead of flowers this Valentine’s Day, why not ask for a house in Sydney? That might seem ridiculous…except that this Valentine’s Day it may be possible to get yourself a house cheaper than a dozen roses.
The property investor who owns the home shown in the video below is doing something few others would do. On February 14th, this family home in Blacktown NSW will go to auction with a reserve price set at $1.00!
Talk about ... Continue Reading »
Sam Saggers+ - January 27, 2015, 2:19 PM
Top 10 Reasons a pet friendly attitude can make you money
There is no doubt Australians are pet lovers. The survey titled Pet Ownership in Australia 2013 done by the Animal Health Alliance of Australia shows that 63% of Australian households have pets.
The ABS reports that 2.1 million Australians are renters. It’s safe to say that a majority of those individuals also have a furry family member that figures into their hunt for a place to call home.
Have you opened up your properties ... Continue Reading »