September 2017 – RBA Newsletter
RBA Rate Decision – September 2017 Announcement
Ben announces the latest RBA cash rate! Find out if they kept the base rate on hold or if they decided to drop it even further. Also, learn what’s going on with the recent Unemployment Rate, Business Confidence, ANZ Job Numbers and — of course — which Australian States are showing signs of a good investment location! Read more
Top Seven Negotiation Tactics for Spring
Spring: it’s the “Selling Season”. More properties are coming into the market, but this also means higher competition. As a buyer, you have to sharpen your negotiating skills to make sure the property is yours, and at the price you want it for. Bryce gives you Seven Tactics to use when you’re negotiating with the real estate agents who make a living out of doing just this! Read more
Which Suburb Will Boom Next?
Wondering how you can use Big Data to find the next Boom Suburb? Jeremy Sheppard, explains to Your Investment Property the variables you need to look at. Read the article to find out where the next “big boom” will be in 2018! Hint: it’s not where you think it would be. Download article here
Mia* and her partner were passionate about property. Both had previously used the services of a Melbourne Buyers Agent, but after listening to Ben and Bryce on The Property Couch and having an initial chat with our Buyer Agent, Christa Batt, they were convinced their wealth-building journey would flourish with the support of Empower Wealth. Mia was intent on using a newly-formed Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) for her investment property.
If you’re in a similar situation, click here to read their purchasing story!
Episode 132 | Josh and Jenna from The Block! New things for this Bickering Couple and their Tiny House Movement in Australia
We’re very excited to announce that Josh & Jenna—who, let’s face it, ditched their surnames after becoming household names on the 2011 series of The Block—have landed, with their 8 week old bubba, Freddie, on the Couch!
The husband and wife duo, also featuring on The Block’s All-Star Series and Reno Rumble, are founders of Melbourne-based interior bicker design. With Josh a qualified plumber and Jenna currently sharing her knowledge and passion at Design School, they are here to chat about all things renovation—and how to make a profit out of it!