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8 tips to picking a property investment winner in a rising market

It’s likely to be a great year for property with the prospect of capital growth looking very good at the moment, which is why many investors are eagerly entering the market. But with the lure of potential gains, there is an added risk of complacency. Investors need to be vigilant with their investment decisions, particularly…


The 85 world’s richest people own as much wealth as the poorest 50%

It’s nothing new, but fact is: the rich are getting richer. Unfortunately whenever I write something like this, I’m going to alienate some readers, but I genuinely believe that, in Australia at least, everyone has the opportunity of becoming wealthy. However, last year Oxfam’s Working For the Few report showed that the world’s richest 85 people own…


What would you be doing if money was no object? [infographic]

If money were no object it is likely that many Australians would be doing something different than the job they are in today. What would you be doing if money were no object? Probably something you love, something you’re passionate about. So why aren’t you doing that now asks Alan Watts (1915-1973) was an English philosopher and writer…

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A surge of singles hits Sydney’s inner suburbs

As a property investment strategist I’m very interested in demographics – how we live and where we live – and how this is changing. In fact I think demographic changes will be more important in shaping our real estate markets over the long term than will the short term influences such as interest rates or…


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