Daily Archives: August 14, 2012

Australians love to renovate

Australian spending on renovations hit $31 billion last year. The current economic climate has made Australians hesitant to take on additional debt. Rather than purchasing a new home, people are investing in renovation projects on their current properties. ┬áTV shows … Continue reading

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Great returns on granny flats – but extra insurance required

Investors are getting returns of 10-16 per cent on the cost of adding granny flats to their existing properties – and increased cash flow courtesy of two lots of rent for the same land.             … Continue reading

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Property Sales Demystified

Every vendor wants to achieve the best possible price for their property when it goes to market; however the majority remains confused about the best sales technique to get results. There’s a good reason everyone is so confused – there … Continue reading

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Capital City Values Rise Again

Dwelling values across capital cities recorded a second month of capital gains in July with dwelling values up by 0.6 per cent over the month following a 1.0 per cent rise in June. The RP Data-Rismark Hedonic Home Value Index … Continue reading

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RBA: the purported Housing Bubble, Australia’s economy and China

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Glenn Stevens, recently delivered a speech at a charity luncheon in Sydney that provided some telling commentary for Australian property investors. A highly respected figure that is watched closely by markets due … Continue reading

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