ANZ, Westpac, Bankwest cut rates on home loans

There was a flurry of rate cuts this week, as two of the big four and other lenders made moves ahead of the Reserve Bank's cash rate decision next month.

What does a property manager do?

Being a property investor is not easy at the best of times, and it’s not just about simply buying the property. You also need to have tenants living there to return a rental income, which can present a whole new slew of issues.

How much rent should you charge?

Investors want to make as much money out of their properties as possible, but deciding on an appropriate amount of rent to charge is no easy task.

What are the costs of investing in property?

Property investment is enormous in Australia, with Australian Taxation Office (ATO) statistics showing there are more than 2.15 million property investors throughout the country.

Guide to body corporate fees

A body corporate and its fees may seem like a mysterious and expensive thing, but it doesn’t have to be.

Guide to investing in a duplex home

Ever thought you could invest in a property, split it in two and charge two sets of rent? A duplex could allow you to do just that. But it mightn’t be as simple as it sounds.

A guide to tenants' rights for landlords

Owning an investment property can be a solid way to grow your wealth over time, but you’ll need to have a tenant in that property if you’re to make any regular income from it.