For more than a decade, DG Institute’s Real Estate Rescue Program has been teaching students the secrets of making money from distressed property. A core principle is ensuring that both investor and property owner walk away winners, explains DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique...
Rent vs Buy
Knowing when to rent and when to buy property in Australia is a decision that requires careful research and analysis. It’s important to understand the pros, cons and costs of both options, so you make the best decision for you. DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains the key...
How to make an offer on a house
Successful real estate buyers understand the most effective home offer strategies and how to get their offer accepted on a house. DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains what you need to know and do when making an offer on a house. How to make an offer on a house Get...
4 Types of trusts in Australia
Once used predominantly by the very wealthy, trusts are now being put to use by large numbers of regular Australian families. The reasons are simple. As well as delivering potential tax advantages, these clever legal arrangements can help protect family assets for many years to come. DGI Founder...
5 Scenarios Where You Need A Testamentary Trust
Increasing numbers of Australians are waking up to the benefits of ‘testamentary trusts’ when drawing up their wills. As well as offering potential tax benefits, such trusts can protect the inheritance you pass on to your children, long after you are gone. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa...
RBA Historic Low Interest Rate
With Australia’s official interest rate now at an astoundingly low 0.1 percent, it’s never cost less to borrow money. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains what the latest rate cut means and how to use the current set of economic conditions to your advantage. With all the fuss...
Debt management plans
Are you waking up at night worrying about how to repay your out-of-control debt? Well, you don’t need to. With a little help and a debt management plan, you can tame your debt and get on with the things in life that matter. DG Institute CEO and Founder Dominique Grubisa explains more. → Stop...
Banks reveal the truth about the coming economic storm
Still don’t believe that the COVID-19 crisis has the power to crash the housing market and threaten your personal wealth? Startling figures from the major banks may just change your mind, writes DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. It’s the narrative many Australian homeowners and...
Don’t be fooled by the buoyant spring property market in some Australian markets. We haven’t magically escaped the fall-out of COVID-19, and an economic day of reckoning is coming. DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains how to avoid the worst of it. Pandemic? What pandemic?...
Australia Regional Housing On The Rise
Capital city property prices have been hit hard by Australia’s economic downturn, falling on average by two percent in the June quarter. But regional centres are faring much better, and have the potential to yield great returns over the coming months and years. DG Institute Founder and CEO...
buying a business in australia
Starting or buying a business in Australia is a decision that requires careful research and analysis. Here, DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa explains: Buying a business in Australia guide Buying a business vs starting one the pros and cons How to buy a business The...
Foreclosures
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Business turnaround opportunities
Every cloud has a silver lining – even the economic downturn caused by COVID-19. A surge in the number of businesses on the verge of failing presents a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs ready to step in and turn things around. It’s been nearly six months since Australia closed its...
big profits from small property developments
COVID-19 may have put housing prices into decline, but there’s still money to be made in the property market. By carrying out small strategic developments, you can manufacture equity independent of the overall market– and emerge from 2020 a winner. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains...
Debt Recovery
Unfortunately, more and more Australians are getting deeper into debt. Even before the coronavirus hit, Australia had the second-largest level of household debt in the world. The average Australian household owed $350,000 pre-COVID-19, and the economic impact of the pandemic restrictions are likely...
A combination of good luck and good management has so far helped Australia avoid a COVID-19 housing crash. But beware because the market is changing. With the economy reeling again from fresh outbreaks, the housing market may be set to fall, writes DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. We were...
Stealing a deal at a auction - DG Institute
Things To Know About House Auctions Buying a house at auction Auction house advantage How to prepare for an auction How to bid at an auction Tips for bidding at auction How auctions works for house Buying a house at an auction Auctions are loved by agents...
What is Bankruptcy?
Unfortunately, bankruptcy numbers in Australia are likely to rise due to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic. Here, DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa outlines the key things you need to know about bankruptcy. What is bankruptcy? What it means to be bankrupt How...
Money has never been tighter for many Australian households as the country weathers the COVID-19 storm. But the dream of home ownership or property investment might be more accessible than you think. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains how to pick up a house for little more than the cost...
Negotitation tactics to tame your debt
Financial pressure from the COVID-19 crisis is pushing ever-increasing numbers of Australians into debt which they cannot repay. While some will go bankrupt, others will use smart negotiation tactics to reduce or cancel their debts and rebuild their lives, writes DGI Founder and CEO Dominique...
As coronavirus continues to strangle the Australian economy, an estimated 1.5 million owner-occupied households are under extreme mortgage stress. Experts tip a massive wave of foreclosures, with urban areas in NSW, Victoria and Queensland among the worst hit. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa...
Property Investment Australia
Property investment Australia is all about creating long term wealth through real estate investment. Over a long period of time, property investment in Australia has been the one asset class that has consistently seen steady growth. Table Of Content Why should you consider buying an...
With corporate offices closed due to coronavirus, millions of extra Australians have begun working from home. Don’t miss out when it comes to claiming the cost of this added burden at tax time. DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains the key deductions to watch out for this year. Has...
How to become a property developer - DG Institute
Property development in Australia is an increasingly popular choice for people changing careers. Here, DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa outlines the key things you need to know about property development as a first timer. Everything you need to know about property development? 5...
What is a recession
It’s official. Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has announced that the Australian economy had entered a recession. But what does the term ‘recession’ actually mean? And how will the ongoing downturn affect you and your family? DGI Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa explains. What is a...
Flipping Houses in Australia
There’s plenty of interest in buying and selling distressed property. But what are the mechanics of the process? DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa outlines the 10 key steps to flipping houses and explains how you can make a profit while helping the property owner solve their financial...
Trade wars between australia and china
If you think COVID-19 is the only major threat to Australia’s economy in 2020, think again. Increasing tension in our relationship with China has the potential to cost the country tens of billions of dollars in exports – with devastating impacts for ordinary Australians. DGI founder and CEO...
Australian Housing Sector
While the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the housing sector haven’t been as immediate as on retail and hospitality, they are coming – and they will reshape the residential property landscape. Preparing now will give you your best chance of picking up a bargain and building your wealth...
Distressed Business Covid Opportunity
The coronavirus pandemic is rapidly reshaping the Australian business landscape. While many will only see hardship, there’s plenty of opportunity for far-sighted entrepreneurs willing to invest in struggling businesses, writes DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Experts have...
Worldwide efforts are helping to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but there’s no stopping the massive economic downturn that COVID 19 is causing. Now is the time for those with significant assets to move to protect them, writes DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Up until now,...
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