FREE APPRAISAL
JOIN US

Real Estate Blog

At First National we put you first

Latest Posts

Find out what’s happening in our world

Our Feature

Blog Article

Get the latest blog articles delivered to your inbox

acreage lifestyle

Investing

Would a lifestyle acreage give you a happier life?

Many of us have developed a love-hate relationship with the inner-city property market in recent years. Whether you have been priced out of it, or watched the value of your current property plummet, it’s a roller coaster that... more
AdobeStock_105551590-2

Investing

How APRA’s changes to investor loans can affect you

If you’ve been in the market for a home loan over the past few years, with the goal of investing in property, you will not doubt have seen APRA’s name pop up numerous times in various capacities. The Australian Prudential... more
AdobeStock_101765890-3

Investing

If you have an interest only loan, you must read this!

For many Australians wanting to get into the investment property market, interest only loans have provided a convenient and affordable way to leverage the equity in their principal place of residence. This type of loan has been... more
iStock_000000989151Medium-1

Investing

Is Airbnb too good to be true for rental investment?

Although it may feel like the sharing economy is still new, the reality is that ride and home-sharing companies, like Uber and Airbnb, have been around for close to a decade. The uptake of these services started with a slower... more
Property Investment in Regional Victoria

Investing

Regional Victoria: the affordable investment for investors

As most buyers give up on the possibility of an affordable property investment in Australia’s major cities, the prospect of taking their money out of town starts to look more appealing. With many inner city areas in Sydney and... more
iStock_000006203499Medium-1

Investing

How to renovate your home for less than $10,000

Large scale renovation has become a way of life for many property investors, however this should not deter first home buyers and people on a tight budget who also want to improve on their investment. As well as keeping on top of... more
AdobeStock_104841865

Investing

Benefits of buying a holiday home through your SMSF

Australians are always looking for new ways to maximise their investment in their superannuation funds. This is why so many decide to set up self-managed super funds (SMSF), then look for innovative ways to get the best return... more