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Brisbane Slow And Steady Growth Ideal For Investors

Brisbane has been slowly gaining traction in property capital gains, as the median dwelling prices at $461,000. Property experts are predicting a growth slowdown in the market, making Brisbane ideal for investors, as it is “slowdown – proof”.

Investors have shown interest in Brisbane as it enjoys a steady increase in transaction and buyer interest. Over […]

By |November 5th, 2015|Economic Growth, Property Investment|Comments Off on Brisbane Slow And Steady Growth Ideal For Investors

Why Invest in Property?

Property has been the investment of choice for most Australians who want to build up long term assets and provide them with a steady cash flow. Although there are many asset classes in the market – such as cash, bonds and stocks, property has been considered the primary investment opportunity in Australia for its consistent […]

By |August 31st, 2015|Property Investment|Comments Off on Why Invest in Property?

Saving Up for Your First Property

Getting a loan to purchase your first home may sound like a daunting task, especially when it is close to impossible to secure a 100% loan nowadays.  Lenders are more cautious before they help you finance your home, making sure that you are financially ready to keep up with your repayments.

Saving up for your first […]

By |July 27th, 2015|Advice, Investment, Property Investment|Comments Off on Saving Up for Your First Property

The Northern Territory Government on rising House Prices

In an effort to subdue rising house prices, the NT Government has issued a land release program to assist homeowners as the market shifts towards high investor activity.

Last year, 935 titles were released, up by 38% from 2013’s 677. Minister for Lands and Planning Peter Chandler believes that it is necessary to assist homeowners and […]

By |January 8th, 2015|House Pricing, Property Investment|Comments Off on The Northern Territory Government on rising House Prices

Property Market Performance for 2014

How did the Australian Property Market fare in 2014?

Looking back at the start of 2014, there were many skeptics expecting a price drop for the year after a very strong performance in 2013. That didn’t happen, as property prices closed at a 7.9% annual increase, according to the CoreLogic RP Data Home Value Index.

2014 saw […]

By |January 5th, 2015|Property Investment, Property Market|Comments Off on Property Market Performance for 2014

QLD Tourism targets Chinese travellers

The Regional Tourism Organisation for Tropical North Queensland is making a serious bid to entice foreign travellers after securing a $3 million fund to launch Cairns as a tourist destination.

The Tourism organisation is targeting Chinese travellers and plans to secure direct flights from mainland China to Cairns, making it a prime tourist destination in the […]

By |December 11th, 2014|Foreign Investors, Property Investment|Comments Off on QLD Tourism targets Chinese travellers

Are Property Prices in Australia Rising Too Fast?

Real Estate firm CBRE has recently given us a bird’s eye view of the global property market, showing us the property prices for major cities in the last 30 years. According to the research, UK prices have increased the most at a staggering 231.9%. The second fastest? Australia at 221.4%.

Sydney was ranked the 4th most […]

By |November 11th, 2014|House Pricing, Property Investment|Comments Off on Are Property Prices in Australia Rising Too Fast?

Are First Home Buyers Conceding Home Ownership By Renting?

Median house prices have reached a record high for all capital cities, increasing to $681,640 for the month of October making houses out of reach for First Home buyers. In a recent study by PRDnationwide, the average First home buyer in Melbourne can only afford spending around $400,000, way below than the current house median […]

By |November 6th, 2014|Home Ownership, Property Investment|Comments Off on Are First Home Buyers Conceding Home Ownership By Renting?

Foreign Buyers: The Insatiable Appetite For Australian Property

Foreign demand for Australian property has been on a recent high, with 1 out of 6 properties purchased by an overseas buyer, accounting for 17% of the total demand for properties in the country.

Victoria accounted for the most foreign buyers at 25%, or 1 in 4 homes and also led in foreign demand for established […]

By |October 16th, 2014|Foreign Investors, Property Investment|Comments Off on Foreign Buyers: The Insatiable Appetite For Australian Property

We’re The World’s Richest Because of Property

Investment Bank Credit Suisse recently conducted the fifth annual study of global wealth trends and found out that Australians are the richest in the world at a median wealth of $US 225,000, with around 60% of household relying heavily on Property.

Only 6% of Australians are living at a wealth below $10,000 compared to 70% of […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Economic Growth, Investment, Property Investment|Comments Off on We’re The World’s Richest Because of Property