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Why negative gearing and CGT discount must stay: REIA/PCA

A report jointly commissioned by the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) and the Property Council of Australia (PCA) reveals the positive impact negative gearing and capital gains discounts have on the property market. The REIA says the report – … Continue reading

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A tax for our housing bubble trouble

A tax for our housing bubble trouble “Almost 120 years after his death, Henry George may finally be coming into his own. In the 19th century he was an economic rockstar. His book Progress and Poverty caused a sensation, proposing … Continue reading

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Australia should not follow the lead of one of the world’s most famous cities and introduce a rent cap says Louis Christopher

Australia should not follow the lead of one of the world’s most famous cities and introduce a rent cap, according to a prominent property analyst. Berlin has become the first city in Germany to impose a rent cap, but SQM … Continue reading

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Low-income earners comprise a huge proportion of the investing market, and while they face specific challenges, the most committed, driven and creative among them can reap the biggest rewards. Sarah Megginson reports

According to the ATO, more than a third of Australian investors earn less than $37,000 per year. Low-income earners comprise a huge proportion of the investing market, and while they face specific challenges, the most committed, driven and creative among … Continue reading

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Top 10 suburbs with the greatest difference between house and unit values

Value growth for houses has been outpacing units and in the most expensive suburbs the differential can be significant. You only have to drive around our major capital cities to see that a construction boom is taking place. The other … Continue reading

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CoreLogic-RP Data’s Home Value Index has recorded mid-year declines for each of the past three calendar years, and it is expected that this will most likely be repeated through May and early June.

The Brisbane and Gold Coast region is a classic two-speed market. A number of inner Brisbane suburbs have recorded robust capital growth of late, particularly those well-located properties with a high land value content. However, the Greater Brisbane market is … Continue reading

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‘Buying Off-The-Plan’ tips courtesy of Linda & Carlos Debello – | 21 Apr 2015

Alex Sapounas of CM Lawyers gives you the pros and cons of buying off-the-plan in Sydney, plus tips on how to approach a purchase the right way. An off-the-plan purchase occurs when strata units or retirement village homes are advertised for … Continue reading

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CoreLogic-RP Data’s rental statistics for showed BRISBANE rents rising by 2.5% over past year to $410 pw

CoreLogic-RP Data’s rental statistics for showed BRISBANE rents rising by 2.5% over past year to $410 pw. It is not such a pretty picture in the resources states, however, with house rents declining over the past year in Perth (-5.3 … Continue reading

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There has been a noted gap between Brisbane and other capital cities for this year, 2015. Experts see Brisbane’s potential of making a good shot in the real estate markets

Brisbane will be the next boom town, according to a leading housing market expert, tipped to achieve price growth of up to 10% over 2015. Dr Andrew Wilson, senior economist for the Domain Group, says the Brisbane market has been … Continue reading

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Owners holding homes for longer

CoreLogic RP Data research analyst Cameron Kusher has released research that shows homes are being owned for longer across Australia, with the average number of years a capital city house is owned climbing from 6.8 years a decade ago to … Continue reading

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