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Articles by Doron Peleg

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is the CEO/Founder of RiseWise Property Review. He has more than 20 years’ experience in risk management including, Co-Founder of Peleg, Kessel & Co, an assurance and advisory accounting firm & Executive Manager at Westpac Banking Corporation in Sydney. www.riskwiseproperty.com.au/


Minimising risk in the Perth property market
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Minimising risk in the Perth property market

A perfect storm of a declining economy, the end of the mining boom, a slow employment market, low wage growth and less than 1 per cent population growth has had an alarming impact on the Western Australian property market. Add to that large dwelling oversupply, particularly units, and the result is negative capital growth for…

Buyers warned to tread carefully in Tasmania
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Buyers warned to tread carefully in Tasmania

It’s a case of ‘buyer beware’ in Tasmania as the state’s booming housing market heads for a slow deceleration. Despite stronger prices than ever, feedback by agents to the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania (REIT) is that fewer people are attending open homes and there are fewer inquiries on listings.  While the outlook has been…

Property Investment Cashflow strategy is ineffective
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Property Investment Cashflow strategy is ineffective

A five-year analysis of the property market has shown high rental yields do not necessarily mean high overall returns for investors. In fact, the latest astounding analysis by independent research house RiskWise Property Research has proven low rental returns delivered significantly higher overall return (i.e. capital growth + rental return), while high rental returns delivered…

The Hazards of Buying Overseas Property
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The Hazards of Buying Overseas Property

With one in two Australians considering overseas property investment, an independent research house has warned of the hazards of such a move.  riskwiseproperty.com.au issued the warning following research by international money transfers group, WorldFirst, which revealed half of all Aussies would consider investing in property overseas if it was cheaper than in Australia.  While it…

Apartments Micro Sized but Major Risks
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Apartments Micro Sized but Major Risks

Micro seems to be the latest buzzword when it comes to property. But do big things really come in small packages? While micro-apartments aren’t a new concept, as housing in major city hubs becomes out of reach for many first home buyers, they are an alternative to getting a foot on the first rung of…

Prices float to top in flood-prone areas
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Prices float to top in flood-prone areas

It seems the 2011 Brisbane floods are becoming a distant memory which is sinking fast as house prices float to the top.  Analysis by RiskWise Property Research has shown in 19 of the 20 suburbs affected by floods, houses have out-performed the rest of the city. This equates to 95 per cent of the major…

Dramatic price reductions unlikely
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Dramatic price reductions unlikely

While some economists are predicting property prices in Sydney and Melbourne will fall by 10-20 per cent over the next couple of years, analysis by RiskWise Property Research suggests a major price correction is highly unlikely.  Due to a combination of government intervention, regulatory back-peddling and limited alternative investment options, property price reductions were unlikely…