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Australians falling into poverty as rents chew up incomes

The second release of Australia’s first ever Rental Affordability Index (RAI) reveals the lowest-income households in Australia are paying up to 85 per cent of their income on rent, while rental unaffordability is extending to professionals. The data has reinforced calls for policy reform to address rental and housing affordability.  The Index has been created…

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Legal risks and liabilities: the real cost of self-managing your property

Are you considering self-managing your property portfolio? The decision to do so may prove significantly more costly than you think. It’s not uncommon for novice investors to consider managing their own portfolios, particularly if they only own 1 or 2 properties. However, by taking on the responsibility to self-manage, you’re also likely to be taking…

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Weekly rents have continued to fall over the past year

Based on the CoreLogic May monthly rental review released today, while rents increased slightly by 0.1% in April, overall, capital city rental rates edged lower, falling 0.2% over the past 12 months. Key Findings: Rental rates are currently $490/week for houses and $467/week for units across combined capital cities;  Five of the eight capital cities…

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