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Middle Melbourne leads the way
Posted on 11/03/2015 

Middle Melbourne is leading the way as the Victorian capital continues to produce growth property markets right across the metropolitan area.

Don't write Perth off yet
Posted on 5/03/2015 

The Perth market is a good illustration of the need for investors to delve a little deeper with their research when assessing a market.  Many commentators give us sweeping generalisations, with comments about the state of play nationally or for a major city as a single market. This can disguise myriad differences in sub-markets and is often highly misleading.

Don't believe what you read about housing shortages
Posted on 3/03/2015 

Newspapers, Property Councils, developers and the way they use propaganda to incite fear regarding non-existent housing shortages to try and drum up work for themselves.

Is the PM's clamp-down on foreign investors merely a cash grab?
Posted on 26/02/2015 

The Prime Minister’s clamp-down on foreign investors in Australian real estate has been revealed as little more than a revenue-raising exercise.  

Myths & pitfalls of first time investment
Posted on 25/02/2015 

Most investors never make it past one investment property. Indeed, the research indicates most Australians who buy an investment property no longer own that property - or any investment properties - within five years.

Abbott's foreign clamp-down will change little
Posted on 19/02/2015 

Tony Abbott is clamping down on foreign investors because this will somehow bring down the price of houses. It won't make a lick of difference, and here's why......

Mining towns are really struggling
Posted on 18/02/2015 

Mining towns and regional centres heavily reliant upon the resources sector are sick and dying, and here is why.

How to get creative with property investment
Posted on 13/02/2015 

Small development strategies can create considerable equity and passive income.

Economists and real estate just don't mix
Posted on 13/02/2015 

DESPERATELY SEEKING!!  An economist who understands residential real estate.

Logan City is SEQ's place to watch
Posted on 12/02/2015 

South East Queensland is hot property for 2015, but Logan City is coming up as the star performer.