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.

ASIC slams timeshares as harmful and risky

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has released a report today outlining the potential harm caused to consumers by timeshare schemes.

REIQ: No winners under QLD rental reforms

The Real Estate Institute of Queensland (REIQ) has slammed changes to Queensland rental legislation, labelling them reckless and damaging.

Fewer first home buyers as property prices recover

For the first time this year, the monthly number of new loans to first home buyers has fallen, perhaps reigniting housing affordability concerns as property prices rebound.