Is your financial planner really working for you?
Financial Planners are required from July 1st 2013 to support self-directed clients (those who know what they want to invest in before their consultation) with good quality property investment advice. If they do not have specific qualifications or expertise in this area, they are required to refer the client to a suitable expert (such as an Accredited Property Investment Advisor), or send the client away. Read more here by Miriam Sandkuhler
The role of each party in a property transaction
Property is the most expensive purchase an average person will make in their lifetime and while it’s easy to sign your name on a contract, the many steps along the way need to be addressed properly to ensure the purchase is done carefully and accurately, while mitigating risk at the same time.