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  • YOUR INVESTMENT HOME GUIDE IN AUSTRALIA – PART 1

    Thinking about investing in property, but don’t know exactly what you should be considering? This guide will help you to determine the best options for your needs. Do you know if you want to invest for capital gains down the track, allowing you to use the home as a … Read more

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  • BUSTING FOUR COMMON MORTGAGE MYTHS

    BUSTING FOUR COMMON MORTGAGE MYTHS Mortgages are much maligned, often seen as burdens rather than the useful tools that they really are. But that’s just because they’re misunderstood. There are several myths – that are widely believed – that tarnish the name of the humble home loan. We’ve busted just … Read more

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  • White Paper – January

    White Paper – January After a record-breaking 2016 in so many of our markets, we keenly anticipated our January figures to see if our momentum would continue into 2017. So our result of $2.3 billion was well received, nicely up on our January 2016 result. Australian markets saw consistent results … Read more

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  • Six tips for ensuring open home success

    The open home is one of the most crucial times during your property’s sale. Dozens of people will peruse your home, inspecting every little detail in an attempt to figure out if yours is the place for them. Some impressions will be decided by the basics: how many rooms there are, … Read more

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  • 4 tips for new landlords

    If you’re a fledgling landlord, you’d better start doing your research, as a little knowledge can make the process stress free and easy, for even the most inexperienced operator. Theres a lot to know and a lot to do: you have to keep tenants happy, abide by a number of … Read more

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  • 3 signs it’s time to invest in property

    During the March quarter of 2016, 94.2 percent of people who sold property in the capital cities made a profit on the sale, according to CoreLogic RP Data Pain and Gain Report. Even more impressively, the average gross profit across the entire Australian real estate market was a staggering $239,855. … Read more

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  • Is spring the best time to buy property?

    Winter is coming to an end – at long last. It’s not as chilly in the morning, the days are longer and the birds are chirping just a little louder. Additionally Commbank has indicated that spring and summer are the busiest times in the property market. In fact CoreLogic Data … Read more

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  • RBA cuts interest rate to historic low

    Statement by Glenn Stevens, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision Number: 2016-18 Date: 2 August 2016 At its meeting today, the Board decided to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.50 per cent, effective 3 August 2016. The global economy is continuing to grow, at a lower than average … Read more

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