For the majority of investors looking to build a decent sized property portfolio, it’s likely you’re going to need finance at some stage.
Todays article looks at at 3 Ways To Finance An Investment Property Deposit.
For many of us saving for a deposit for a home is something we’re not likely to do many times in our lifetime.
Saving for a deposit requires budgeting and discipline.
Lenders like to see a consistent savings history. They also like to see you can save your way to a deposit .
The total amount you can borrow depends on a variety of things, including your income, your savings, your job, etc.
The second way people create a deposit for an investment property is through equity.
Equity is simply the difference between the value of your property and how much you owe the bank.
Value of property: $450,000
Debt on property: $350,000
Equity only becomes a possibility once you own another property.
Many investors use the equity generated from their own home, usually their primary place of residence, as a deposit for their next purchase.
There is an old saying – you’ve got to have money to make money – which is true in this case. For most investors the hard work is saving for your first deposit, after you own one property it becomes increasingly easy to buy more.
There are several ways you can manufacture profit or growth into a property without relying the market.
- Self Managed Super Fund
Self Managed Super Fund’s are another way you can access money in order to finance a loan, or pay a deposit.
In SMSF’s you need a deposit of at least 20% to purchase a property and the rules are slightly different to regular investment lending.
There are a couple of other ways you can generate a deposit; such as being gifted money or an inheritance, etc. Unfortunately not many of us will have this opportunity in our lifetime.
Now that we have spoken about how to generate a deposit, we can talk about how to finance a loan.
The most common way to finance a loan is through a bank. We recommend you contact a mortgage broker as they have access to a range of lenders with a range interest rates.
A broker can compare the market for you, and will also give you a realistic idea of what sort of loan you could afford to service based on your current financial situation.
Aside from borrowing money from the bank for a loan, you can look at joint venture’s, options, paying cash or paying using an inheritance.
The information contained in this article is for general information purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for professional legal, financial or real estate advice. The information is provided by Pumped On Property and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained in this article for any purpose. Because every persons needs and financial situations are different, the information in this article are intended as a guide only. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this article or which may be suffered by any recipient through relying on anything contained in or omitted from this article.
Through this article you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of Pumped On Property. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.