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/


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The Hobart property market has well and truly decelerated with both a reduction in price growth and activity. Price growth for the quarter ending October for units was only 0.7 per cent and for houses 1.4 per cent, well below previous periods. Some capital growth was still projected next year, especially as Hobart was such…

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A reduction in investor activity has weakened the property market with the flow-on effect of upgraders and potential owner-occupiers abandoning thoughts of buying. When investors left the market the energy that drove it was drained, but when investor interest was aroused there was more activity from owner-occupiers. Credit restrictions, the Banking Royal Commission, difficulties borrowing…

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The last five years has seen Outback Australia sustain a long period of weakness when it comes to property prices. Research by RiskWise has shown the weakness in these markets have a strong correlation with low unemployment and therefore extremely small population growth. This was clearly demonstrated in Outback Queensland where the unemployment rate was…

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Despite Labor party claims their proposed changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax will not affect existing investors, as the changes will be grandfathered, research house RiskWise says this is simply not the case. The proposed changes would create two types of property markets – primary and secondary markets – which would significantly impact…

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With the high likelihood of an ALP win at the next Federal election, and with it changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax, fear is rippling through the investment property market. In fact, price reductions accelerated over the last quarter following the day of the Liberal leadership spill of Malcom Turnbull by Scott Morrison…

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Your Property Investment’s Cash Flow – Take a Reality Check. Most investors tend to underestimate and often ignore the risk that the actual cash flow from an investment property will be significantly lower than projections. Consequently, investors often end up ‘bleeding cash’ to cover the shortfall between the rental income, interest rates and other associated…

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When it comes to risk, off-the-plan units top the list for potential investment disasters, especially if changes to negative gearing and capital gains tax go ahead. It’s a risk that’s compounded by a number of factors and includes equity risk, cashflow risk and settlement risk. The first, and most obvious, is the risk of oversupply which…

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Those Free Property Reports: Take a Reality Check With What You’re Getting and What Are The Missing Ingredients. Many investors tend to be overconfident, immodest, underestimate the level of knowledge and information that they need in order to minimize their risk.  They tend to heavily rely on free property investment reports without understanding what they…