Category Archives: Investors

Renovations Outdoing Home Building

  Renovations are the only source of growth for the housing industry this year, it has been claimed.   Final figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics show residential building fell 4.1% in the June quarter.       … Continue reading

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Renters paying a greater share of their take home income for housing than those with a mortgage

In this week’s RP Data Property Pulse, Cameron Kusher takes a look at the costs associated with housing based on the latest ABS 2009/10 financial year Housing & Occupancy Costs Survey results. According to Mr Kusher, one of the most … Continue reading

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Implications for interest rates and investors

Lending slumps; Petrol slides and further falls likely Weekly Petrol Prices; Lending Finance; Credit & debit card statistics Petrol prices fall. According to the Australian Institute of Petroleum, the national average Australian price of unleaded petrol fell by 2.5 cents … Continue reading

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SMSF changes could impact rental market

Changes to regulations surrounding self-managed super funds could ultimately impact on rental affordability, it has been claimed. The ATO has released a draft ruling opening up the use of SMSFs for renovations on existing properties.   Previous ATO regulations restricted … Continue reading

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If interest rates fall, it will be a windfall

What would you do if the Reserve Bank decided to reduce the cash rate next month?  Would you continue to pay the same amount off your mortgage, or use the extra cash in some other way? A national survey of … Continue reading

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LIFT IN HOUSING AFFORDABILITY SHOULD BENEFIT RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY MARKET

Century 21, the largest real estate company in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the recent increase in housing affordability should help to deliver a much needed boost to the residential property market in Australia. The June 2011 quarter saw … Continue reading

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Four ways to figure out what your property is worth

Why is it so hard to value residential property and what can you do to get a realistic idea of what your property is worth? We show you how!   Ascertaining a property’s true value is a tricky business: Gaining … Continue reading

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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT FUND GOOD NEWS FOR PROPERTY INDUSTRY

Century 21, the largest real estate company in the Asia Pacific region, believes that the $25 million recently committed by the Federal Government to support training in the construction industry is both a good step for the construction industry and … Continue reading

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  15 White Oak Drive, Shepherd Valley, Qld Australia HOUSES UP APARTMENTS DOWN The home building see-saw continues, with approvals dropping again in May, according to data released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.   The total number … Continue reading

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Gen Ys will lead housing revival

The Australian housing market has a bright future, and Gen Ys will be the ones to lead it there, a social demographer has claimed. In spite of growing pessimism surrounding the economy, KPMG partner Bernard Salt has told Australian BrokerNews … Continue reading

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