If you share our belief that anyone can achieve their home made dreams through home ownership, then welcome to the Know How family!

Whether you are buying your first home, renovating upgrading to your dream home – it doesn’t matter.  It all leads to the same place.   Your home, your dream.  Home-made dreams.

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So if you know you need to do something in property and finance. But you just can’t see how, then let us give you all the know how to make it happen!

Tips and Traps When Building a Home

Growing up in a family of builders, Build in Oz founder Natalie Stevens assumed that all Australians knew what she and her parents knew – that you should be able to construct a home for less than it costs to buy one. “If you use a process and you eliminate some of the... read more

Investment Lessons From Maverick Accountant Kym Nitschke

Kym Nitschke is an accountant, financial planner, a licenced builder and an active property investor. How many ‘accountant builders’ have you met? He is, by definition, a maverick – an independently minded person and non-conformist who thinks outside the square and... read more

The Benefits and Risks in Building Your Home

When it comes to the topic of your future home, the age old question is sure to come up – do I buy or build?  In our experience at Know How, building can save you tens of thousands of dollars and unleash huge value into your property portfolio. But some... read more

Why Real Estate is Such a Cut-Throat Business

Imagine a job where you have to cold-call people constantly. At that thought alone, most people would recoil. Now imagine that job, but you also have to work upwards of 70 hours a week for little or no money. Most people would think that you’re insane if you get into... read more

Common Success Strategies of Top Property Investors

Ever wondered what the secret sauce is that makes top property investors successful? Well, if I knew that I would have bottled it and be flogging it on the Internet. But, the fact is, there isn’t just one thing common to all success stories. This was something that... read more

5 Tips for Investment Success with Tony Dutton

With more than 20 years experience in accounting, Tony Dutton has seen his share of investment success stories — as well as his share of failures. Poor outcomes generally come from a lack of proper planning and the wrong kinds of people in your life, he says. On the... read more

The Keys to Finding a Good Property Manager

The value of a good property manager is often underestimated when comes to the long-term success in property investment. If you’ve got a good property manager your journey can be a dream. However, choose a bad one or, worse still, try and do it yourself and it often... read more

Success Pieces: Your Stepping Stones Towards Your Future

Figuring out what it is that you want to do with your life is a fantastic feeling. Once the elation slips away on discovering your ‘thing’, reality starts to sink in, what do I do next? How do I get from here to there? Some people can give up before they even start... read more

Why Your Health is Your Most Important Asset

When Sally Lydia Paech was hit with a debilitating thyroid disorder, she knew she had to make a change in her life. Over the span of roughly seven years, Sally battled fiercely against a violent case of hyperthyroidism, which saw her weight drop below 36 kilos on... read more

Calming the Mind for Clarity and Fulfillment

When I first meet clients at Know How, one of the first things I ask is: What does your ideal life look like to you? And usually, they can’t answer. They have no clarity of what they want to achieve and why. Like me, they struggle with the constant chattering of the... read more

Invest in Yourself and Take Control of Your Future

Like many of us in our thirties and beyond, you might be able to relate to the idea of working for years, sometimes decades, to build a skill set in your chosen profession only to find you’ve become a corporate slave of your own making. The lure of big bucks and... read more

The Key to Your Future Is Your Saving Priorities

Taking your first step into the property market is a journey that requires time and patience. And you need patience if you’re going to save enough money to afford the property you want to buy or to find the perfect one to invest in. We live in a world today that... read more

5 Reasons Real Estate Should Be a Long-Term Investment

Not so long ago, flipping houses seemed to be all the rage, and more than a few people started in real estate as a way to make quick money. It is, of course, not impossible to make money in the short-term with real estate, but for most people this is an ill-advised... read more

The Benefits of Altruism

In a capitalist society, everyone is out for their own interest to some extent. But whether you’re talking about investment or business, there is a real argument to be made for incorporating an element of altruism into your approach. These things aren’t necessarily... read more

How to Face Fear and Embrace Your Vulnerability

Fear is part of the human experience, plain and simple. It’s easy to assume that people who base jump, climb mountains or put it all on the line to start their businesses are fearless. But they aren’t. They’re just people who have found ways to manage their fears in a... read more

Your Most Valuable Asset: Time

If you tell people that time is their most valuable asset, most will nod affirmatively. There is not much debate here. We all have a limited time to exist on this planet and, while this resource seems plentiful, there are no certainties. Why then do so many people... read more

How to Build an Effective Team

Let’s face it, team building is a bit of a buzzword. Hearing it might conjure images of corporate employees going through the motions of some exercise, but there is a whole lot more to it than that. Defined one way, it’s simply the effort of enhancing social... read more

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to re-imagine a brighter future.

to safely buy your home.

to reduce your monthly costs.