Most Australians use a combination of available cash and a loan to invest in property. Less than 4% used their Superannuation to buy property because borrowing from one’s Super wasn’t an option. Governmental concerns as to whether the new laws would stay in affect were an issue as well.
As of the changing laws of September 2007, you can borrow in a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF)!
While most of us don't play in the same league as Mr. Buffett. Investors worldwide try to mimmick his strategies in hopes of achieving even a fraction of his success. So, when Buffett hands out free investment tips, the world takes note. Recently in a TV interview, Buffett surprised those whoJun 2011 READ ARTICLE
Property as an asset class dovetails right into an Australian investors psyche as Australians are true believers in brick and mortar. It's not just a belief but it's a trust that over time, property will appreciate. The standard protocol for an Australian property investor is to purchase the properJun 2011 READ ARTICLE
The median U.S. home price has declined 26 percent since a June 2007 peak to $170,500, according to data from Washington-based National Association of Realtors. Photographer: Chris Rank/Bloomberg Vincent Selleck, whose Sydney-based 888 U.S. Real Estate started finding foreclosed U.S. homes a yearDec 2010 READ ARTICLE