Investing in Real Estate 103 (Leveraging for a Pre-approval)

Happy Australia Day folks! To all our international friends – January’s usually a good month here in Australia, because so shortly after the New Year celebrations – there’s a three week hiatus which culminates into another party for the Australia Day long weekend. Surely there are worse things in life than moments spent with your … More Investing in Real Estate 103 (Leveraging for a Pre-approval)

Investing in Real Estate 102 (Mindset and More)

HEY news flash guys – did you know big circles are really hard to fit inside small rectangles? After 2 hours of trying, MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be and I know now. Yep, that’s the scenario that confronted her and I when one of her good friends’ generously offered a barely-used dining table to us. With hindsight, I should … More Investing in Real Estate 102 (Mindset and More)

Investing in Real Estate 101 (The Beginning)

“Hey TheFrugalSamurai, I’m keen to purchase this property but don’t know if I should do it – what are your thoughts?” This message popped up on my private messages one morning. YIPPEE KI-YAY was my first thought, finally through the mist of obscurity I’ve become someone of repute, of unquestionable character, a subject matter expert, … More Investing in Real Estate 101 (The Beginning)

First Day At Work

What’s up guys, back again! Feels like I never left right? Hope everyone’s having a great week so far, I know I am… because it’s the fortnightly payday today! Yay! Money from our corporate masters – Huzzah! To be honest, I was tempted to transfer some of my hard-earned into a crypto account. But then I … More First Day At Work

Hello 2018!

HAY YOU! SNNNNNIFFFFF – smell that, it’s the smell of the new year, so fresh and clean! Welcome to 2018. I’m EXCITED! Hope everyone’s recovered from the New Year party hangover. How’d you spend yours?! I spent NYE with MrsFrugalSamurai-to-be together on an epic roadtrip: firstly to a spa retreat on the other side of … More Hello 2018!