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Philippe Brach

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Multifocus Properties & Finance was established in 2005 with the aim of mentoring investors to create wealth and invest in their future by building an investment property portfolio.

The company is led by Philippe Brach who has over 25 years experience in the international corporate world specializing in finance, accounting and investment. He is a fully qualified and extremely experienced real estate agent, concentrating his attention solely on investment opportunities around Australia. In addition he is a highly regarded mortgage broker, being accredited with around 35 different lenders.

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5 Savings tips to pay your mortgages off sooner

5 savings tips to pay your mortgage off sooner

Paying off a mortgage as quickly as possible reaps many benefits – hundreds of thousands of them, actually!
How landlords can benefit from accepting tenants with pets

4 ways landlords can benefit from accepting tenants with pets

With floor stains, scratch marks and garden damage a potential outcome, why should you allow pets onto your property? ...
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How do your kids impact your borrowing capacity?

In the name of responsible lending, banks will only approve a loan to those consumers who they believe will be able to p...
Philippe Brach

Investing tips for single-income couples

What's yours is mine and what’s mine is yours when you’re a couple, right? While this is likely to be the case in p...
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5 things you need to know before investing with someone else

Joint ventures, where two or more parties combine their finances to purchase a property together are becoming increasing...
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How old is too old to start investing in property?

Most people leave it 'too late' when it comes to thinking about retirement, but are the amount of candles on your cake r...
Philippe Brach

Capital gains tax: what every investor should know

There’s one aspect of property investing that you really need to get your head around when you become a landlord, and ...
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Big 4 bank or boutique lender?

When you are in the market for a mortgage, choosing between a big four bank and a smaller lender is a big decision. ...
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Invest like an expert: 3 tips for success

If you want to create a profitable portfolio of properties that allows you to retire on your own terms, then it’s impo...
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How often should you increase your property’s rent?

Your investment property may be someone else's home, but to you it’s an income-producing asset. Here’s how you can k...
Philippe Brach

How to raise your rent and keep your tenants

In a rising market, it is essential to regularly review the rent for your investment property – but there are a few s...
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Interest rate predictions for 2016

Property owners are encouraged to consider interest rate conditions for the New Year to sufficiently manage their mortg...
Philippe Brach

Are student rentals a dangerous investment?

When considering buying a property in student housing, be sure to weigh up all of benefits and risks.
Philippe Brach

Thinking of fixing your mortgage rates?

Consider these three questions before making the decision to switch to fixed interest rates.
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Were the experts' predictions correct?

Twelve months ago, the Australian property market was quite a different beast to what it is today.


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