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2008 was a year all of us would like to forget.  It was the year when the global financial crisis (GFC) hit and many individuals, businesses and countries went bankrupt, redundancies happened in their droves, unemployment went up and government cutbacks were the norm.  ..

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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY PROPERTIES?

by Salesh Chand 04 Nov 13

From my personal experience over the years, I have learnt that the best time to buy properties is towards the end of November, December and January. Towards the end of November most vendors are looking at offloading their stock to avoid holding costs, as the..

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The voidable preference regime is a complex area and is undoubtedly one of the most controversial aspects of the statutory powers provided to liquidators.   It must be remembered that insolvency law, particularly in relation to voidable charges or transactions, is constantly evolving as creditors..

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The answer to this question is, "It depends on the scenario". If you are planning to buy a rental property that is cash flow negative, you need to look at the future capital growth potential and the land size of the property, i.e. is this..

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HOW DO YOU FIND GOOD PROPERTY DEALS?

by Salesh Chand 15 Apr 13

It's human nature to want a good deal, and that applies to buying property as much as anything else. Finding good property deals can have a significant influence on your wealth creation, whether you're buying your own home or an investment. There are several strategies..

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SHOULD I PAY THE PRINCIPAL OFF MY LOAN?

by Salesh Chand 21 Feb 13

I get asked this question on a regular basis. The answer is simple: yes you should pay the principal off your loan. But then the question arises, which loan should I pay first - investment or personal? And, how much should I pay? You should always..

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