Articles by Kate Forbes

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Kate Forbes is a National Director Property Strategy at Metropole. She has 15 years of investment experience in financial markets in two continents, is qualified in multiple disciplines and is also a chartered financial analyst (CFA).


How long till Melbourne has a median house price of $1million

How long till Melbourne has a median house price of $1million? Well… that $1 million median may happen sooner rather than later according to Dr. Andrew Wilson, chief economist for Domain. In fact he’s having a little fun with this prediction and has put a countdown timer on his Facebook page – you can check out…

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Lack of money knowledge is setting single women back

Single women, and in particular single mothers, have cited poor financial knowledge as the biggest barrier to recovering from financial setbacks and challenges according to new research. A Galaxy Research survey conducted on behalf of State Custodians Home Loans, quizzed 1,005 people nationwide on how financial difficulties would be handled following a stressful life event…