House Prices Continue to Defy the Critics
Australian Property Investment | COVID-19 | Financial Security | Home Loans | Housing Market | Lending | Property market | Real Estate

House Prices Continue to Defy the Critics

The latest house price data from CoreLogic has been released and it’s showing what many in the real estate industry have known for some time, that house prices are starting to climb in six out of eight of our capital cities and across many non-metro markets. Earlier in the year, when COVID was just starting…

Green Shoots Are Starting to Appear for Property Prices
Housing Market | Property Investing | Real Estate

Green Shoots Are Starting to Appear for Property Prices

Property markets in both Sydney and Melbourne are showing the early stages of prices stabilising with the first signs of growth since the market peaked in 2017. Australia’s property market has been reinvigorated by a host of regulatory and monetary policy moves in recent times that have led to a huge lift in confidence. The…

Housing Market | Property Investing | Real Estate

Will Immigration Cuts Impact Property Prices?

There is little doubt that much of Australia’s economic success has been built on the back of a very open policy towards immigration. Last year, 163,000 permanent migrants were granted places all across the country, in what was hotting up as a key election issue only weeks ago. Population growth is clearly a controversial topic…

Is Australian Off-The-Plan Property Investment For You?
Australian Property Investment | Non-resident | off the plan property | Real Estate

Is Australian Off-The-Plan Property Investment For You?

Investing in a property in another country is a leap that requires trust and confidence. Investing in Australian residential property developments from abroad remains a popular choice for many Singaporean residents and Australian expats, but, increasingly these investors are shying away from mass market properties and unit developments in favour of unique, boutique apartments purchased…

What You Should Consider When Buying A Property Investment In Australia
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What You Should Consider When Buying A Property Investment In Australia

Investing in Australian property is a great way to make the most out of your portfolio, but when it comes to picking out the actual property, it might be difficult to choose the best one. To help you find the best possible property investment for your needs, we’ve put together some considerations you can make…

Want To Help Your Kids Get Into Investment Property In Australia? Consider A Family Guarantee
Financial Security | Lending | Property Investing | Real Estate | Young Investor

Want To Help Your Kids Get Into Investment Property In Australia? Consider A Family Guarantee

Are you a parent that wants to help your child with buying property in Brisbane, Hobart, Canberra or Sydney? Before you cash in that policy or take a lump sum out the bank for them to use as a deposit, a family guarantee might be a better option. What A Family Guarantee Entails A family…

Australia’s economy is on a roll – Have Australian Interest Rates bottomed?
Australian Property Investment | Interest Rates | Property Investing | Real Estate

Australia’s economy is on a roll – Have Australian Interest Rates bottomed?

Australia’s economy on a roll, thanks to state governments Economist, AFR Mar 10 2017 Property developers are building more houses, farmers are exporting more food and foreigners are paying more visits. Brendon Thorne Gold rush in the late 19th century so enriched Charters Towers, an outback town in the state of Queensland, that it opened its…

Start investing in property at a young age. These are the steps you need to take!
Australian Property Investment | Property Investing | Real Estate | Young Investor

Start investing in property at a young age. These are the steps you need to take!

Any seasoned investor knows that the younger you begin investing in property the better the financial gains will be down the road. Eager young investors are well-placed to reap the many benefits of property investment which continues to retain great appeal with Australians. It is reported that at least 20 percent of Australians are property…

Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous 2017
Australian Property Investment | Interest Rates | Property Investing | Real Estate | Retirement | Taxes

Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous 2017

I would like to wish you a very Happy New Year and a prosperous 2017 ahead and let’s enjoy the festive season before we start afresh again. I think we should all be grateful that we have come through a year that had some nasty surprise outcomes for investment markets which didn’t really have any…

A Newbies Guide To Navigating The Australian Property Investment Market And How To Invest With Confidence
Australian Property Investment | Property Investing | Real Estate

A Newbies Guide To Navigating The Australian Property Investment Market And How To Invest With Confidence

It is common for new property investors to feel overwhelmed when thinking that property investment might be the way that they achieve their wealth creation goals. In order to invest with confidence you need to calm or control as best you can any fears you might have. This is more easily done with the right…

Commercial property fortunes in Sydney eclipses Singapore’s softening rental market
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Commercial property fortunes in Sydney eclipses Singapore’s softening rental market

Singapore or Sydney? Both are world-class cities for both residential and commercial property investment. But in the world of real estate not all things are created equal. Statistics have revealed that Sydney ranks as the second most favoured city in the Asia Pacific area for commercial real estate, placing it above Singapore. The increased activity…

Buy things that Central Bankers haven’t been buying
Australian Property Investment | Property Investing | Real Estate

Buy things that Central Bankers haven’t been buying

It’s been an interesting time since the last news article went out where the saying “Much ado about nothing” could be viewed as a paradox. We have seen global markets continue their run of serenity in a world that seems to becoming ever more challenging for investment professionals and investors alike. The VIX or global volatility…

The Post Budget and pre-Election update
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The Post Budget and pre-Election update

Hi Everyone, As we head into the end of the Financial Year for 2016 in Australia, I think it is worth looking at some of the perhaps surprising data that has appeared. Australia’s economy added jobs in April and the unemployment rate held at a 2 1/2 year low of 5.7 % as the number…

6 Steps to Get Started Investing in Property
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6 Steps to Get Started Investing in Property

For the majority of us, we’ve all considered investing in property but may not know where to start. Our goal at Wise Guru is to ensure that our clients are educated and empowered to make informed decisions when it comes to investing. As a result, we’ve put together our top 6 steps to get started…