Sydney Housing Market Update [Video] – February 2017

The Sydney market finished the month as the most expensive capital city with a median dwelling price $850,000.  The largest month-on-month gains was recorded in Sydney (+1.0%). Sydney (+2.7%) and Melbourne (+2.4%) also posted strong increases over the rolling quarter.  Sydney stood out as recording the highest annual capital gains with dwelling values up 16.0% over the past...
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Where are we in the global investment cycle? What does this mean for investors?

When it comes to the global investment cycle, it’s often hard to pin point where we really stand, especially with the overload of daily media headlines.   In an Oliver’s Insight, Dr. Shane Oliver, chief economist of AMP Capital, breaks through all the noise to explain the current condition. Here’s what he had to say:  It’s now a...

A Complete Guide to Capital Gains Tax

The thing about property investing is that eventually you, or your beneficiaries if you hold for the extremely long-term, will likely have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT). This is the time when the Federal Government gets their share of the profit that you’ve made from investing in property as it’s technically classed as personal...

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