Property Market News Articles:

It’s time to vote….

What are the major parties offering on housing ahead of the Federal Election? WITH THE Federal Election on the weekend, the major parties have announced their housing policies. We know that negative gearing, a massive issue in the last election, will remain untouched, with both parties agreeing to keep the status quo, but what action […]

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How is the commercial property market faring?

AUSTRALIA’S RESIDENTIAL property market is, by all accounts, booming. But can the same be said for the commercial property market? The commercial property market is so large and with so many subsectors that you can’t apply a broad brush when talking about its performance, says Steve Palise, Owner and Buyers’ agent at Palise Property. However, […]

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Will investors win by investing in Brisbane pre-the Olympic Games?

With the recent announcement that Brisbane has won the right to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games, many property investors may wonder if they will find themselves on the winners’ podium if they buy in this city. Should you rush in and buy, with the idea of capitalising on future growth? The simple answer […]

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World Property Prices

Are world property prices around the globe rising or falling since COVID-19? A FALL in property prices around Australia – and indeed the world – was expected by many due to COVID-19, but the doomsday predictions haven’t come to fruition. There have been some falls, but in many cases, prices are actually rising, and in […]

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The future of office buildings…

Is the office as we know it dead? MUCH has been said about the future of workplaces since COVID-19 forced some major changes to office life as we know it,  kicking flexible work practices into gear. At this stage, no one really knows how offices will look in the future as uncertainty still abounds, but […]

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Australian expats lose capital gains tax exemptions

THE FEDERAL Government has made a very significant change to capital gains tax (CGT) affecting ex pats, but it’s likely there are many Australians living overseas who are still completely in the dark about it. Put simply, the change entails the CGT exemption for the Australian family home, which has been in existence for 35 […]

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