When you first decide to invest in a property the excitement pumps you up. Your heart starts racing, you already see the cash rolling in…
But before your ambitions run away with your good judgement you should take a step back and evaluate whether the property you're looking to invest in will provide you with growth - or is it a cash-trap that'll suck your wallet dry.
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If you want to start investing in property, you have a number of options.
You can look to buy existing properties, ones that need a bit of work done, properties coming up at auction and properties in new developments.
For the new property investor, new developments can be a good starting point.
Let's take a closer look…
The benefits of buying property in new developments
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The number of new vehicles bought in SA last month jumped as fears intensify over price increases. It's thought the weaker rand could be the driving factor. Read on to find out more…
Earlier today, the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers released some good news.
“New vehicle sales rose 7.5% year on year in July,” reports BDLive. This is a marked increase from June, which sa... ››› more
Bumper house price data helped the US markets get off to a great start today. Home prices are now at their highest level since 2006. Let's have a closer look at the data…
The S&P/Cash-Shiller index of home prices showed promising data for May earlier today.
The data revealed that for 20 of the US’s largest cities, home prices “increased 2.4% in May compared with April,” reports Fin24.... ››› more
Have you ever heard of FLISP?
It's a government initiative that gives people 'free money', sums as large as R87,000 to buy a house with!
Now while most of us can't profit directly from receiving a massive government subsidy like this (you need to earn less than R15,000 and it must be for your first home purchase) there is a way you can make big money from this government programme!
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A recovery in the US economy means US consumers will spend much more than they have in the past couple of years.
You see, the US is the world's biggest economy by a long margin. And the more money US consumers spend, the more demand they create for goods and services from all around the world.
And right now, world markets are in an economic sweet spot.
The US Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) wo... ››› more
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