2023 Landlord Resolutions

As a landlord, the start of the new year is a great opportunity to revisit your financial goals and take steps to add value to or protect your property investment. Here are five resolutions to consider for 2023.

The questions to ask if you’re buying a property off the plan

Buying a brand-new home off the plan is an increasingly popular way for all segments of the market. Buyers need to be hands-on when it comes to knowing how the purchase works to ensure a smooth experience from start to finish. Here are the essential questions to ask when buying off the plan.

What is yield and how do you calculate it?

Looking at investing in property but not sure how to calculate the potential return? We have found the ultimate guide including all the terminology you need to know before investing.

Sustainable households: How can they save you money?

Want to save money and be kind to the environment? Consider these 6 tips for a sustainable household which can set you up for a better future – both environmentally and financially. 1. Consider your insulation when building or renovating   If building or renovating, insulation should be a top priority. For instance, consider concrete…Read More→

Help those in need this Easter

Did you know over 6,000 South Australians will experience homelessness this Easter.* How can you help? Help provide comfort and much-needed support to people sleeping rough this Easter. Harcourts Packham have teamed up with the Toward Home Alliance (THA) to continue supporting the fight to end homelessness in SA. The Toward Home Alliance consists of…Read More→

Australian Housing Boom Continues

Australian housing values continued to record a broad-based rise despite the disruption from lockdowns.  According to CoreLogic’s national home value index, dwelling values rose 1.5% in August; a rate of growth that is still well above average, but the lowest monthly rise since January. The lift in housing values continues to be broad-based, with every capital…Read More→

Adelaide Residential Rental Return on a High

The Adelaide market still has the most affordable median rent of $430 per week of the eight Australian capitals across all dwelling types. But according to CoreLogic figures released today, this figure has grown by 7.2 per cent in the 12 months to June 30 compared with the national average increase of 6.6 per cent….Read More→

New law gives consumers another reason to use a Mortgage Broker

Great news for anyone planning to take out a home loan – new legislation means consumers are even better protected when they use a mortgage broker. The Best Interests Duty, which took effect on 1 January 2021, legally obliges brokers to act in the best interests of their clients. This new law is on top of…Read More→