Many investors consider mortgages necessary evil. However, in my personal opinion that doesn’t have to be the case. Long-time industry stalwart and consumer advocate, George Markoski offers these five key insights to enlighten the dark world of mortgages.
Mortgages are a tool for wealth creation
People invest in property for different
Are you waiting to find the ideal investment property? Investors who play by the textbook and wait for the perfect opportunity may end up just missing out on the best returns.
If there’s one thing that has become crystal clear to me throughout my encounters with investors is that no property is
This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on Negative gearing. Please click here start with Part 1.
The arguments for keeping negative gearing as it is
In my first post on negative gearing, I outlined what negative gearing is, and debunked some of the myths surrounding it. I'll now go into
If you've missed the recent political and media beat-up surrounding the negative gearing debate, it's likely you've been hiding under a rock. Suddenly, it seems, negative gearing is a terrible thing that favours the rich and creates inequality for the average tax payer. It's been blamed for various ills including
It is crucial to know the difference between being a passive and active investor. Things like profit, control and responsibility are taken away from you when you’re a passive investor. And the main thing to realise about being a passive rather than an active investor is that you haven’t done anything