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Will rising interest rates and inflation cause house prices to collapse?

If some media articles were to be believed, the sky is falling in on us. The media like to focus on a…

How to break through your lending ceiling

One of the greatest challenges for any property investor is a problem called “hitting the lending ceiling”.Once an investor gets to a…

APRA announces changes to lending laws

Today APRA announced changes to loan serviceability expectations which raise the interest rate buffer from 2.5% to 3.0%. OpenCorp CEO, Matthew Lewison…

Nothing can stop the property market – Are you on the property train?

CoreLogic’s National Housing Data Report released this morning shows property prices rose 2.2% last month, continuing the current property surge across Australia…

Property markets are full steam ahead!

Last month we said some of the Core Logic numbers were simply mouth-watering. Core Logic’s Month Housing Data Report shows dwellings continue…

Proposed relaxing of lending laws a big plus for property investors

How property investors can benefit from relaxed lending laws Expanded credit approval would be a shot in the arm for the economy…

Why the numbers add up for ‘rentvestors’

Rent where you want to live and free up cashflow to create future growth, says Michael Beresford It’s the classic property catch…

When it comes to investing in property, the winning formula is often the simplest one

Treat your investment property as a business and you’ll reap the benefits, says Michael Beresford of OpenCorp Everyone who ventures into property investment…

Four ways to amp up your borrowing power

By Cam McLellan, Co-founder, OpenCorp Investing in property requires belief, mindset and action, but it also requires finance! As an investor, if…

How to win the battle of control with the banks

By Cam McLellan, co-founder, OpenCorp Of around 25 million Australians, 2.2 million own one investment property; 460,000 own two, and around 19,000…

Why debt isn’t a dirty word for Treasurer Josh Frydenberg

Why debt isn’t a dirty word for Treasurer Josh Frydenberg BY MATT LEWISON, DIRECTOR, OPENCORP OpenCorp’s Matthew Lewison has been making sense…

OpenCorp Live Q&A Show #8 (DECEMBER)

The OpenCorp Live Q&A Show is done and dusted for 2019 and we’ve gone out with a bang! Here is a replay…

Assets and liabilities: Appreciating the difference

By Cam McLellan, Director, OpenCorp   An asset is something that makes things better. Let’s look at a few basic examples of…

Beware the Perils of Credit Cards

Credit Cards: Beware the Evil Financial Instrument Walking Among Us! By Cam McLellan A little while ago I went on a rant…

How to live off equity

At the end of the year as we get closer to Christmas, I always find people start thinking about how great it…

How to avoid cross collateralisation – Property WOD |Ep. 240|

In property investing cross collateralisation is one of the big no-nos if you want to keep your own home safe from the…

Everything you need to know about depreciation schedules – Property WOD |Ep. 238|

It’s a property investors best friend, so why do so many people neglect their depreciation schedules at tax time? In today’s Property…

Getting the Most Out of Your Tax

By Michael Beresford A lot of property investors ask us about the best way to maximise their tax benefits. In terms of…

Two important things you need to be financially secure – Property WOD |Ep. 233|

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How to manage risk

By Matthew Lewison If most people and businesses get the big things right most of the time it’s the ability to get…

How to let go

By Matthew Lewison There’s a saying in property circles: “We build them to sell, not to love”. After a year or two…

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