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23 million in just 4

The latest statistics from the Bureau show that Australia’s resident population reached 22.62 million last year, increasing by 320,800 people over the last twelve months.  This represents an annual growth rate of 1.4%, the lowest since 2006 and lower than...

Rental demand soars in Perth

Investors are expected to return to the Perth market, with a local agency reporting intense interest from potential tenants in one particular property last week. “I received a report this week from one of our senior property managers on a property that was opened for...

This 14-Year-Old Girl Just Bought A House In Florida

Chana Joffe-Walt/NPR Willow Tufano, landlord. Meet Willow Tufano, age 14: Lady Gaga fan, animal lover, landlord. In 2005, when Willow was 7, the housing market was booming. Home prices in some Florida neighborhoods nearly doubled from one month to the next. Her family...

Has the property market bottomed?

If like many property investors you’re asking has the property market bottomed – you’re asking the wrong question! Over the last week I’ve had a number of questions from the media and even more from clients asking me what’s going on in property and how much further...

Is Brisbane The Next Big Thing

We usually start with a quote and “no crash – people are just storing their nuts for winter – and missing out on great buying opportunities”; which comes from one of our investor subscribers; and sums up the current local market situation quite well. Brisbane is at...

What does the negative equity trend means for our property markets?

Borrowing to the hilt to buy your home may have been a reasonably safe bet ten years ago when property prices were on a steep upward trajectory. But in today’s flat market, where house prices are either stagnating in some areas and falling others, it’s a much riskier...

Has the property market bottomed?

If like many property investors you’re asking has the property market bottomed – you’re asking the wrong question! Over the last week I’ve had a number of questions from the media and even more from clients asking me what’s going on in property and how much further...

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Is Brisbane The Next Big Thing

We usually start with a quote and “no crash – people are just storing their nuts for winter – and missing out on great buying opportunities”; which comes from one of our investor subscribers; and sums up the current local market situation quite well. Brisbane is at...

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Top 10 Tools for Finding and Moving into a Great New Home

Whether you want to rent or buy, finding a new home can be pretty tough without a little help. Thanks to the internet, that help is freely available. There are tons of tips and tools that can help make finding and moving to a new home a lot easier. Here are our top 10...

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New Housing In Australia

The new housing market will remain tough across Australia and especially in Victoria for some time. Whilst we do not expect the market to crash, it will be increasingly difficult to make new sales. People will, of course, purchase new property, but the property on...

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Rates unchanged, in defiance of media forecasts

By Terry Ryder, 7th February 2012 The extraordinary ability of economists to collectively get in wrong most of the time has again been demonstrated, with the Reserve Bank deciding at its meeting today to keep interest rates on hold. Most economists had bet the Reserve...

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More Aussie Apartments Please

Backyards, barbeques and big houses have been the norm with Australian home owners for generations. But what of future generations? Some demographers suggest we are so in love with the idea of having big spaces to raise a family that it's impossible for us to change,...

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