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!

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

The #1 Investment for Young People

People often ask me, as a young person, what kind of things should I be considering investing in? And my answer often surprises them. In my opinion, the number one best thing a young person can invest in is themselves. The sooner you realise the benefits of investing... read more

Having Confidence in Long Term Planning

We have become used to getting everything we need without delay. Our ability to obtain what we want is only limited by our financial situation. The problem with living in this type of world is that people often avoid those things that have a longer timeframe, like... read more

Funding Your Retirement Is Not a One-Horse Race

Making sure that you have enough funds for your retirement is something that takes time and patience. There is no quick-fix solution for this, but that isn’t to say you can’t have multiple strategies working for you to reach your goal. When I sat down and worked... read more

Finding the Golden Nest Egg

Knowing the best property to invest in is like buying a lottery ticket – when the situations are just right you can be sitting on a winner. I have spent the last two decades elbow-deep in data and legislation so that I can provide my clients with the best... read more

Living Your Legacy: Don’t wait until it’s too late

When we think about legacies, what’s the first thing that springs to mind? Many people think it means the passing on of something tangible (be it wealth, investments, property, heirlooms, etc.) after one’s death, and this is true. A legacy can be so much more than... read more

Why DIY Property Management Is a Bad Idea

It’s understandable as an investor that you want to find all the ways you can to maximise your investment. From tax breaks to offsets to depreciation, squeezing every dollar you can is a smart and beneficial idea. Some investors save money by managing their properties... read more

When Should You Invest in Your Investment?

Anybody who knows me will tell you I am all for investing in new build properties. Not only do they allow you to take full advantage of the available tax offsets and benefits the government has put in place for new builds, they also come with the potential added... read more

What is Rentvesting? The Top 7 Things You Need to Know

To rent or buy? That’s the question many Australians are currently asking. But what if you could do both? Well now you can, thanks to rentvesting. Rentvesting is a relatively new concept and an innovative way of getting a foot in the door of the property market. The... read more

to live your home made dreams.

to re-imagine a brighter future.

to safely buy your home.

to reduce your monthly costs.