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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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Philippe Brach

What mortgage holders need to know about Westpac’s rate hike

An interest rate increase of 0.20 per cent has been announced by Westpac this week, with the rate hike applying to all m...
Philippe Brach

What’s stopping you from succeeding in property investment?

Why do some property investors flourish, while others fail to gain traction? This one single quality makes all the diffe...
Philippe Brach

3 big risks to your positively geared portfolio

Even with the best of planning, a positively geared strategy can be brought undone by the unexpected. But anticipating ...
Philippe Brach

Budgeting for your financial future

Many people put their hands up when asked if they're in a comfortable financial position, without realising that they'v...
Philippe Brach

Why you NEED a property manager

A good property manager can be invaluable, with a high level of expertise and experience and an extensive list of servic...
Philippe Brach

Who’s on your property team?

The most successful property investors are those who treat property investing as a business, and behind every successful...
Philippe Brach

Navigating the market hype

With so much talk about the state of the property market at the moment some investors are inclined to wait and see, but ...
Philippe Brach

Strata living – the ups and downs

Changing lifestyle considerations mean that many Australians will gravitate toward apartment developments in the future...
Philippe Brach

Capital growth versus cash flow

The strategy which you pursue and the properties that you target will depend on a number of factors - so which is best f...
Philippe Brach

When to increase the rent

In a hot property market, it can be tempting to frequently increase the rent you're charging, but there are four key con...
Philippe Brach

Is it time to fix your loan?

With rates at record lows, many investors are weighing up how they can get the best deal from the banks.  ...
Philippe Brach

Are you too old to invest in property?

Many investors wonder if they're too old to invest in property. When is it too late to start buying – and when do you...
Philippe Brach

How to overcome fear in the property marketplace

Why do so many investors stop at just one property? Let's take a look at what is holding people back from success.  ...
Philippe Brach

How to beat the clock

Young investors face a unique set of challenges, but it's still possible for you to get a head start on your wealth crea...
Philippe Brach

4 tips for successfully structuring your portfolio

Financing your properties may not be the most exciting part of investing – but if you get it right from the beginnin...


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