We’ve all heard the horror stories: the builder that went bust halfway through a project, the dodgy workmanship. Here’s how to avoid building and renovation hell.
With a mortgage, an investment loan, and a job change on the horizon, can Dom and his family afford to borrow money for a $300,000 renovation?
The April issue of Money is on sale now. From how to save up to $17,000 a year by switching to a better deal to paying for IVF, here’s what you can expect.
With a house in no condition to be rented and a recent $150,000 inheritance, Michelle asks if she should pay off the mortgage early or invest in ETFs. Paul Clitheroe has a better idea.
You can still make a profit, but you have to be very strategic about the property you buy and how much you spend on the renovation, and accurately forecast the price you’re likely to get.
Not all renovations will boost your property’s value. Spending on bells and whistles that buyers don’t care about is money down the drain.
The best way to understand the new depreciation rules is to break them down into nine simple key points.
Flipping houses to make a quick profit was big business in the early noughties, but the numbers have dropped.