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Brisbane is the cheapest city to rent a bed with an average of $169 a week. Domain article reports this could reflect the softer competition for rental properties in Brisbane as shown by the city’s increasing rental vacancy rate in 2015.

Australians looking to sidestep high rents by sharing rooms are in for a shock, new data shows. According to share house listings website Flatmates.com.au, those looking to rent a bed in a share room should expect to pay from $168 to … Continue reading

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Government, experts differ on Queensland’s outlook

Queensland has continued its rise as an investment destination, with recent figures from the Australian Bureau Statistics revealing the level of finance committed to the construction of new dwellings in the state is at its highest level in years. The … Continue reading

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Article of interest re Land Supply; Growth; Brisbane Vacancy Rates

Queensland discussion regarding theoverdue for a growth spurt as at 22-5-15 A quick glance at the numbers makes for exciting reading for Queensland investors. Since 2009, dwelling values in Brisbane have only risen by 7.7%, compared to the massive 59.1% … Continue reading

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Post Budget Calm by Craig James – Switzer Broker

In Australia, economic data or events will be in short supply in the coming week with minutes of the last Reserve Bank Board meeting and consumer sentiment data vying for attention. In the US, the minutes of the last central … Continue reading

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Post Budget Calm by Craig James – Switzer Broker

In Australia, economic data or events will be in short supply in the coming week with minutes of the last Reserve Bank Board meeting and consumer sentiment data vying for attention. In the US, the minutes of the last central … Continue reading

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Your business entity can be the most valuable player on your team. It’s critical to wisely choose the entity that’s best for your business, make changes when necessary, and take advantage of the benefits of your business structure.

Your business entity can be the most valuable player on your team. It’s critical to wisely choose the entity that’s best for your business, make changes when necessary, and take advantage of the benefits of your business structure. In his book … Continue reading

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Budget lowdown – the winners, the losers by Craig James

Did the Government get it right? The short-term goal of the Federal Budget is to build confidence. Last year confidence was badly knocked around by the rhetoric of “Budget emergency” and “End of the age of entitlement”. A government should … Continue reading

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The lower rates will have a double effect. It effects both the market and buyers’ budgets.

n a rising market, buy the best house you can possibly afford – and buy it quickly. In a months time it’s going to be much dearer. Any significant reduction or cash flow increase has a significant impact on all … Continue reading

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The lower rates will have a double effect. It effects both the market and buyers’ budgets.

In a rising market, buy the best house you can possibly afford – and buy it quickly. In a months time it’s going to be much dearer. Any significant reduction or cash flow increase has a significant impact on all … Continue reading

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