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Will property boom in 2021?

AS WE reach the end of the year it seems Australia’s property market has been heating up, with greater sentiment, activity and price growth. The latest CoreLogic figures show the market continued its recovery in November, with prices rising for the second month in a row. Dwelling values rose by 0.8% over November and 0.4% […]

Your Guide to Commercial Property Investment

If you’re looking to invest in real estate, commercial properties present plenty of opportunities. However, you need to consider the risks and market drivers. This commercial property investment guide will help you. You must think about more than the property investment basics when investing in commercial real estate. There are many complex market issues at […]

The Ultimate Auction Guide to Getting Lower Prices

You Could Bag a Great Investment Property in Australia at Auction Trying to buy an investment property in Australia at an auction is something of a mixed bag. On one hand, you have the chance to snap up a bargain. A lot of sellers use auctions as their last resort. As a result, they may […]

Finally, Some Clarity

On Friday 14th July, the Treasury Office released a draft bill regarding how depreciation deductions on a second-hand property can be claimed moving forward. They also invited interested parties to make submissions. It’s complicated, to say the least, so I’ve tried to simplify this Bill and the key points. Here are my 9 Key Takeaways […]

The Best Time To Market Your Property For Rent

Over the summer break I was chatting to an acquaintance at a friend’s barbecue about – you guessed it – property. It’s sounds like a cliché, but it’s true. This fellow was telling me about one of his investment properties in Brisbane. He was informed towards the end of last year that his long-term tenant […]

Where to Buy in Queensland

What property areas will shine in the Sunshine State this year? WHEN it comes to property the past few years have been all about Sydney and Melbourne. Now it might finally be Queensland’s time to shine! The state’s capital saw price growth last year of around 4%. This was moderate compared to the 11%-plus its southern […]

Property Scams and the 13 Ways You Can Spot One

They’re suave, they’re slick and above all, they’re convincing, with their sales pitch down pat. Who are they? Property spruikers. Unfortunately in Australia’s largely unregulated property advisory market spruikers – masquerading as experts – can flourish and their unsuspecting victims stand to lose a lot of money. How can you avoid being preyed upon? We’ve […]

Property Growth Areas in Sydney and Melbourne

Are there still growth areas in Australia’s two major capitals, Sydney and Melbourne? If so, where can they be found?   Sydney and Melbourne were the star performers of the property market last year. Recording significant growth in dwelling values of more than 11%. In comparison many of the other capitals saw price declines, according […]

Property Opportunities in Perth and Darwin

Are there opportunities to buy an investment property in Australia’s two down markets? Having both been hit by the downturn in the resources industry, the capital cities of Perth and Darwin have seen declines in their respective property markets. Both in terms of prices and rents, with vacancy rates also creeping up at times. According […]

Where To Buy Property – Hobart, Adelaide and Canberra

Where are the opportunities to buy property in these sometimes-forgotten markets? Investors often focus on Australia’s big cities, overlooking the smaller capitals such as Hobart, Adelaide and Canberra to buy property. But some of the best opportunities could lie in these areas, if you know where to look. Experts are increasingly naming Hobart as the […]