Swimming is one of the favourite pastimes of Australians over the hot summer months, but does a backyard pool increase or decrease the value of your home? It's a topic that has been argued for many years and as the article below outlines, there's unlikely to be a conclusive verdict anytime soon!
Hotspotting is our page 2 article. We answer some of the common questions about hotspotting, including what it means, how you can find a hotspot and what to be aware of.
On page 3 we look at the risks that property developers face, whether in the shape of cost blow outs, interest rate rises or changes to property laws. Anticipating and preparing for things to go wrong can mean the difference between success and failure.
An article on 'how to avoid a credit card hangover' wraps up our newsletter for the year. Merry Christmas!
Director - Cairns Home Loans