I have seen it done on YouTube & TV how hard could it be?

Gen Y will tell you that you don't have to do things anymore or read a textbook because now you can just look up how to do it on www.youtube.com. For Gen X I think the same thing happens with the reality TV shows. It easy to watch a master at their craft and not realise the hours of work that go into learning that skill. Do you sometimes look at the renovation or cooking shows and think ‘I could do that’? If you answered ‘yes’ it might be time for your reality check. Have you ever seen ...
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Tips for negotiating on property

I don’t get a lot of time to watch television and when I do it is most likely a documentary or some the discussion style television, but I have a hidden shame.  Occasionally I like to watch some of those semi-reality TV shows from the United States that are part reality and part Jerry Springer. My favourites are based on a pawn shop and two guys who travel around buying antiques from people who have them just sitting in a shed or barn. What has spiked my interest recently was the fact th...
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How to Banish the 6 Common Excuses That Stop You Investing

"Why put off until tomorrow what you can do today?" With the recent jump in Sydney Property prices lately at family gatherings, or hanging out with friends I am always hearing the moaning and groaning of people who “what if”s” or the “coulda, shoulda, wouldn't” . Now these are smart people who have lived in Sydney for over a decade and watched as demand built and it became apparent that prices were going to rise, and it was the right time for property investment in Sydney. All this star...
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6 Reasons Why You Should Love Refinancing

Are you contemplating refinancing but you’re not sure whether it is the right move for you? While there is no simple response to that question, there are numerous advantages associated with refinancing that you may wish to consider. Advantage 1: Home Loan Refinancing Could Reduce Your Monthly Repayments. Refinancing may give you a chance to make use of the lower interest rates on offer. By refinancing, you could secure reduced repayments. This could occur when the loan has a lower fixed...
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