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Lone household explosion will change the face of our property markets

We’re going to have 4.3 million more households in Australia by 2036! The ABS released its updated Household and Family Projections data for 2011 to 2036. It is fairly well known – and widely reported – that the population of Australia is projected to soar across that time horizon, by more than 10 million heads or 45…

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Outside, there’s $3,491 more in deductions to be claimed

As summer brings warmer weather to our backyards, it is a great time for property investors to think about the outdoor areas of their investment properties. Outdoor areas in investment properties contain a number of structures and assets which are worth thousands of dollars for their owners. These items also experience wear and tear over…


Sydney’s auction market starts 2017 strong

The Sydney weekend auction season re-commenced on Saturday for 2017 after a five weekend holiday break and produced overall solid results for sellers from a small but reasonable early-season choice of homes.  Although auction numbers were predictably low for a late January holidays impacted weekend, the 55 homes listed were nonetheless higher than the 47…


A slow start for Melbourne’s auction market

The Melbourne weekend auction season re-commenced for 2017 on Saturday after a five weekend holiday break and produced mixed results for the small number sellers testing the early season market.  Although auction numbers were predictably low for a late January holiday-impacted weekend, the 45 homes listed were nonetheless significantly down on the 100 listings recorded…

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