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Cairns council plans to raise rates for ...

Owners of investment properties in one of Queensland’s most stressed housing markets are set to be charged more in council rates from next year. Key points: Cairns Regional Council plans to introduce a new rating category for investment properties next year The council has just scrapped discounted rate categories for higher value properties Housing advocates […]

Can you get a HELOC on an investment pro...

Editorial Note: We earn a commission on partner links on Forbes Advisor. Commissions do not affect the opinions or ratings of our editors. Investment properties are a great way to make your money work for you. And if you have enough equity in your home, you might want to consider taking out a home equity […]

Can you get a HELOC on an investment pro...

IInvestment properties are a great way to make your money work for you. And if you have enough equity in your home, you might want to consider taking out a home equity line of credit (HELOC) on an investment property. While it’s possible to get a HELOC on an investment property, it’s not quite the […]

USDOT Seeks Applicants for First Round o...

© Shutterstock The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHA) last week opened a funding opportunity for the Competitive Bridge Investment Program created by the Public Investment and Jobs Act of 2021. infrastructure, pledging nearly $2.4 billion this year for bridge work. This money, drawn from the nearly $12.5 billion to be provided […]

Afraid to buy an investment property? B...

© Reuters. Afraid to buy an investment property? Buy this REIT instead The real estate sector is currently going through a difficult period. The interest rate hikes instituted by the Bank of Canada (BoC) have undoubtedly started to affect activity in the Canadian housing market. Home prices continue to fall across the country. The Canadian […]

Launch of the real estate investment app...

A new real estate investment app has been launched for investors, accountants and financial planners with custom SMSF taxation features. Fintech company Investor Forecasts has developed a new app that provides comprehensive forecasts for investment properties. The app provides forecasts for property values, cash flow, loans, and other key metrics for real estate investments. Investor […]

Should you use Super to buy an investmen...

Lloyd Edge is the director and founder of Other Real Estate Professionals. His new book, Buy Now, is the ultimate guide to owning and investing in real estate. It’s no secret that housing affordability has become an issue for many Australians, especially those living in capitals such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. While real estate […]