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/


Lending confusion an opportunity for investors
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Lending confusion an opportunity for investors

Mixed messages from lenders are creating opportunities for cash-up investors looking to the long term.  While some lenders are increasing interest rates, others are discounting them and offering cashback incentives. Adding to the confusion is NAB’s decision to place their rates on hold which is completely at odds with the other three major banks which…

Brisbane construction boom set to drive property market
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Brisbane construction boom set to drive property market

An improving Queensland economy and major infrastructure projects and developments in the works by the State Government will see significant long-term capital growth for the Brisbane property market. RiskWise Property Research said with the Queensland Government taking significant steps to grow its economy, with Brisbane in the midst of a $15 billion infrastructure boom over the…

Unit popularity heralds strong long-term capital growth
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Unit popularity heralds strong long-term capital growth

Demand for units in Greater Sydney has seen them achieve capital growth for the past five years of 54.7 per cent. And while the current downturn shows some small price reductions, in the medium and long-term solid growth and unaffordability are not expected to be major issues, according to RiskWise Property Research. Apartment living was…

Land tax cuts in South Australia may fall flat
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Land tax cuts in South Australia may fall flat

The South Australian Government’s decision to cut land tax rates to be more competitive with other states may not have the desired affect if additional moves were not made to boost the economy. According to RiskWise, unlike the NSW Government’s commitment to major infrastructure projects in regional NSW and the Queensland Government’s in the southeast…

South-East Sydney to enjoy long-term capital growth
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South-East Sydney to enjoy long-term capital growth

South-East Sydney has enjoyed some of the lowest property price reductions across Greater Sydney. CoreLogic data and analysis by RiskWise Property Research and have shown despite a downturn in the Sydney property market, the Eastern suburbs and City and Inner South had losses of only -2.4 per cent and -2.6 per cent respectively.  This is…

RISK ALERT: the worst off-the-plan suburbs
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RISK ALERT: the worst off-the-plan suburbs

We’re living in a post-property-boom era, in a time when the term ‘off-the-plan’ starts ringing alarm bells. With almost all capital cities suffering from potential unit oversupply, at RiskWise we have compiled a list of the top 100 most risky suburbs across the country.  The widespread oversupply issue is universally acknowledged by banks, including the Reserve…

Family units out of reach for Melbourne buyers
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Family units out of reach for Melbourne buyers

Housing affordability in Melbourne is under a cloud especially when it comes to units suitable for families, according to RiskWise Property Research. While a RiskWise analysis places Sydney 9th in the world when it comes to housing affordability, Melbourne is not far behind. It is the 2nd most expensive city to live in Australia and…

Greed is driving ‘get rich quick’ investors to losses
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Greed is driving ‘get rich quick’ investors to losses

Investors need to stop being greedy if they want to make money … and stop losing it as well. It’s quite a simple formula …   Those who take the time to do their research and consult with independent professionals, who put an emphasis on long-term capital growth, are generally by far more successful but those…

The Sydney Property Market Is Not As Unaffordable As Some Suggest
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The Sydney Property Market Is Not As Unaffordable As Some Suggest

Sydney is ranked 9th in the world when it comes to housing affordability, according to RiskWise Property Research … But maybe it’s not as bad as that after all. OurRiskWise analysis is at odds with the 14th Annual Demographia International Housing Affordability Survey released earlier this year which named Sydney as the 2nd most expensive city…

Spring is in the air but what does it mean for Sydney’s property market?
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Spring is in the air but what does it mean for Sydney’s property market?

Spring will be a major test in determining the direction of the Sydney property market for the next 12 months. Traditionally, September 1 marks an increase in the number of For Sale listings as the warmer weather brings sellers out of hibernation.  The top three things that will determine the landscape for the next 12…