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Expats to lose CGT benefits

Investment Property - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 10:37

A Parliament vote before Christmas could see the CGT changes approved now that Labor is on board

Ready for Christmas bargains?

Investment Property - Fri, 11/29/2019 - 10:36

Competition amongst buyers are likely to moderate in the next few weeks as more owners become desperate to sell, says a market watcher

Households who rent up from 25% to 30%

Investment Property - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 11:55

The proportion of households renting is on the rise, according to new figures, while rental affordability continues to create stress

Fresher take on negative gearing?

Investment Property - Thu, 11/28/2019 - 11:52

The Labor Party has not thrown in the towel yet on negative gearing changes

Rates unlikely to go negative

Investment Property - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 09:47

While Australian mortgage holders currently benefit from low interest rates, the RBA dismissed the possibility of negative rates

“Reckless” rent reforms could hurt investors

Investment Property - Wed, 11/27/2019 - 09:43

Proposed changes to Queensland’s rental laws could cause rents to rise and landlords to exit the market

Borrowers ditching big banks?

Investment Property - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 11:47

Low interest rates, evolving technologies, and open banking are pressuring the big four banks, eroding their competitive advantage

Auction market remains steady

Investment Property - Tue, 11/26/2019 - 11:46

Clearance rates tend to fall during the spring selling season, but numbers across cities remain strong

Housing "red-hot" in 2020

Investment Property - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 09:44

Property analysts say rate cuts will keep housing prices growing through to the next year

Industry backs $3.8bn infrastructure boost

Investment Property - Mon, 11/25/2019 - 09:40

Trade body says commitment to cut through red tape is vital to growing and maintaining housing supply

Incomes grow faster than home prices

Investment Property - Fri, 11/22/2019 - 10:00

Household incomes have risen slightly faster than dwelling values over the decade — did this make housing more affordable?

Property flipper jailed for tax evasion

Investment Property - Fri, 11/22/2019 - 09:51

A property flipper in Victoria was recently sentenced to jail for evading tax

Loss of construction jobs predicted

Investment Property - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 17:49

The number of dwelling approvals and commencements are tracking lower than completions — what could this mean?

Appetite for property approaching record high

Investment Property - Thu, 11/21/2019 - 17:47

Homebuying intentions amongst Australians are approaching record highs, reports the CBA

Prediction: Two more rate cuts

Investment Property - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:29

The RBA might slash the official cash rate by two more times next year, according to Knight Frank's forecast

Sydney, Melbourne buyers out of the deposit scheme?

Investment Property - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:28

The price caps of the First Home Loan Deposit scheme were set “ridiculously low” for the two cities, an expert says

What are your property goals for 2020?

Investment Property - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 00:00

With the end of the year fast approaching, there’s a lot to reflect on; from the reformed lending guidelines to riding out the market dip. But, there’s also no better time to make plans for the future

Investors slowly return to the market

Investment Property - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 10:54

While investors are still behind owner occupiers in terms of loan commitments, they are increasing in numbers

Auction market witnesses another busy week

Investment Property - Tue, 11/19/2019 - 10:52

Sydney and Adelaide surpassed last year's auction volume and clearance rates

How to tell a spruiker from a professional?

Investment Property - Mon, 11/18/2019 - 11:10

Is the property “professional” you’re dealing with the real deal – or are they more interested in lining their own pockets?


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