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Budget 2017: government still tinkering with housing affordability

The housing affordability measures in this budget involve not much more than tinkering according to: Richard Holden, UNSW It’s unsurprising that in the lead-up to this year’s federal budget there was a lot of discussion about housing affordability as its centrepiece. Over the past 20 years price-to-income and price-to-rent ratios have doubled. Sydney’s price-to-income ratio…


2.3 million Australians unemployed or under-employed in April

Believe it or not there were 2.3 million Australians unemployed or under-employed in April Now that’s substantially higher than what the official ABS figures say, but each month Roy Morgan Research  measures the “real” unemployment rate. According to Roy Morgan Research Australia’s real unemployment for April was unchanged at 9.3% (1.217 million Australians looking for work)….

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A short cut to building a true property investment business

If you are serious about growing a very significant property portfolio and establishing a real “property investment business” I’ve got some great tips for you today. And if you’re not sure what I mean when I say “treat your property investing like a business” or how you do that or even why it’s important, then…

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