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Home Truths

A few home truths about building a home and all that surrounds it.

Cash yield. Capital gain. Cross-collateralisation. There’s a lot of lingo to interpret when it comes to property investment. Two of the most common terms are negative and positive gearing. If you’re new to the world of property investment, you may be wondering what these terms mean. We talked to Managing Director of Mortgage Advice Bureau Darren Cantor who explains what negative and positive gearing are, the pros and cons of the two investment strategies and what to consider when deciding on the investment strategy that’s right for you.

Thinking about buying or building an investment property? The prospect can be exciting and nerve-wracking all at the same time, and you want to be sure you’re making sound investment decisions right from the start. General Manager of FinancePath Chris Collard helps ease the stress and instil your confidence by sharing the seven common property investment mistakehe commonly sees people make, and he tells us how you can avoid them.

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