Why You Need To Remember The Long Term When Investing In Property

Why You Need To Remember The Long Term When Investing In Property

Despite sentiment falling in the property market recently as the RBA continues to hike interest rates, it’s worth remembering that property is a long-term game. Over the past few months, values have fallen across the country and that has seen buyer demand decline. That said, both values and sales volumes are coming off a record-setting…

The Ups and Downs of Sydney’s House Price Cycle

The Ups and Downs of Sydney’s House Price Cycle

Anyone who has been in real estate long enough understands that property is cyclical in nature. There are periods of strong growth, followed by lengths of time where prices either stagnate or fall. But over the long run, prices continue to rise, and this has been a great builder of wealth for many Australians. Now…

How to Deal with A Rising Interest Rate Environment

How to Deal with A Rising Interest Rate Environment

With each passing day, the rumblings around interest rate rises continue to grow louder. With the latest CPI data from Australia showing that inflation is now sitting at 3.5%, the calls keep coming for the RBA to act sooner rather than later on interest rates. We’re also hearing a similar story out of the US where…

Home Values Rising At The Fastest Pace In 32 Years

Home Values Rising At The Fastest Pace In 32 Years

The latest set of figures from CoreLogic has confirmed what most homebuyers already know, which is that house prices are rising at a record pace. In March, house prices increased in value by 2.8% across Australia, which is the fastest rate we’ve seen since October 1988. Spurred on by record-low interest rates and a host…

Property Prices Rise As Markets Favour Sellers

Property Prices Rise As Markets Favour Sellers

Property prices across the country are continuing to rise thanks to a combination of low interest rates and low supply, and in the process creating a tricky environment for buyers. According to the latest data from CoreLogic, house prices rose nationally by 2.1% in February, marking the biggest one-month gain since 2003. Notably, both Sydney…

House Prices To Continue Rising in 2021
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House Prices To Continue Rising in 2021

When COVID was beginning to unfold across Australia and the world in the early part of 2020, property experts and media pundits began to predict sharp falls in house prices. The Commonwealth Bank forecast a potential 32 per cent house price crash with the other major banks also believing we would see similar drops over…

The Perfect Storm for Borrowers and Property Investors
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The Perfect Storm for Borrowers and Property Investors

It appears as though the Government and the RBA are pulling out all stops in a bid to get people to borrow, invest and spend money to stimulate the economy and create employment. The latest decision by the RBA to slash interest rates to a record low 0.1 per cent and embark on a range of QE…

Aussie Expat Finance Workshop ~ Pick a Melbourne Cup Winner!
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Aussie Expat Finance Workshop ~ Pick a Melbourne Cup Winner!

Some of the topics covered today included:
– Structuring your #Mortgage to your advantage
– Benefits of Negative Gearing for Expats
– How to position yourself for Capital Gains Tax in the future
– Navigating the difficult Bank lending environment
– Refinancing your mortgage using accumulated lazy home equity
– Buying new investment property off the plan with a small deposit
– Winning strategies to build your property portfolio
– How to legally reduce your #Australian tax liability

How Owning Your Own Home Can Be The Best Way
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How Owning Your Own Home Can Be The Best Way

Many homeowners have experienced some form of shock when the global financial crisis hit our markets, and are wondering how to best secure their financial future, especially in terms of their retirement. Owning a house is one of the most essential methods in wealth accumulation, but many people who are beginning to look at retirement,…

Invest now, retire later – Why retirement property like “Retirement Cities” are in Australia’s future
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Invest now, retire later – Why retirement property like “Retirement Cities” are in Australia’s future

Retirement may seem eons away but it is never too early to invest in your retirement plans. Wouldn’t you like to enjoy a more stress-free lifestyle in your golden years by making a few wise decisions today. Those decisions need to include suitable choices for retirement living. There has been much focus on retirement housing…

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…