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Understand how the property clock and demographic changes affects our real estate markets | Pete Wargent

We’re now have over  23.7 million Australians. The Population Clock over at the Australian Bureau of Statistics continues to keep track of the estimated population in perpetuity. The ongoing estimates are based on the following parameters: one birth every 1 minute and 41 seconds, one death every 3 minutes and 32 seconds , a net…

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Student accomodation – good or bad property investment? | Damian Collins

Do you like the sound of above average rental yields? What about a cash flow positive investment? Even better, a low purchase price? Sounds great doesn’t it.? These are just some of the benefits often claimed of investing in student accommodation. But unfortunately in our experience this is usually where the good news stops. Investing…


7 tips to building wealth in the current economic climate

We live in an interesting world don’t we? Particularly if you’re an investor. The year has only has only just started and already we’re being bombarded with stories, statistics, opinions and thoughts about what is happening with “the economy”, “the world” and “our property markets.” Just as many of the world’s economic woes seem to have…


The 3 technological revolutions & what it means for property investors

Although for economic historians it was once commonplace to speak of The Industrial Revolution (as though there has only been one) more recently it has become fashionable to speak of three technological revolutions in modern economic history. Each of these revolutions represented genuine structural shifts. Put another way, although economies continue as ever to move…


Nine costly financial mistakes that you can correct before it’s too late

Successful investors learn as much from their mistakes as they do from their successes, whereas the average Australian seems to make the same financial errors over and over again, and wonders why things don’t change. To help place you in that successful group, let’s have a look at nine of the most common financial mistakes…

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The top-down approach to property investment | Pete Wargent

In times gone by it was fairly common for real estate investors to look for investment properties close to where they lived. There isn’t necessarily anything wrong with that, depending, of course, on where you live! But today let’s look at a more strategic approach to investing in property. Through the 1970s and 1980s, Australia…

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Are All Real Estate Agents Rich And Overpaid? | Jhai Mitchell

There is a debate in the world about the use­ful­ness, and alleged obscene amounts of money earned by some professions. We are aware of the fact that real estate agents are not the most trus­ted pro­fes­sions in Aus­tralia. The Australian Reader’s Digest produces an annual list of most trusted professions. Here is where Real Estate Agents ranked…


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