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Useful Tips for First Time Property Investors

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Investing on property is no simple deal. When making this investment, you are not only risking your money, but also your future and reputation as well. Although there are many other investment methods such as shares, bonds, metals, Australians mainly prefer to invest on property since there is a good market for this investment regardless of the state of the ...

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Turning point of the property market ?

THE Melbourne housing market recorded a 1 per cent bounce in dwelling values in June, a bit of a surprise for many people following the market trends. The improvement in values over the month needs to be kept in context and it will be important to monitor the month-to-month movements to see if the June rise marks a turning point. ...

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Industrial market drives real estate growth in Brisbane

Brisbane’s industrial market will continue to be its star real estate performer, while the flourishing residential apartment sector will lose the investor sheen it has held over Sydney and Melbourne. They were the predictions of two Brisbane “property prophets” who addressed a Property Council of Australia business lunch on Wednesday. Two further real estate research experts said Brisbane’s inner city ...

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2011 was a disaster year for residential property sales

Residential property sales were at levels unseen for 16 years, during 2011. It is as if property buyers went into hibernation. According to statistics released by RP Data, the truth hit property sellers very hard – no one was buying. Some parts of the country fared worse than others. The fact that borrowing for home loans was very difficult, did ...

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Housing is becoming more affordable

Recent figures suggest that housing has become more affordable in recent years across all states of Australia. The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) – Deposit Power Housing Affordability Report showed the proportion of income required to meet the repayment of home loans has declined by one percentage point to 33.6 per cent during the September quarter.With the exception of ...

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