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