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There’s so much confusing and conflicting property forecasting information out here, I thought I would simplify matters with a simple equation. This equation uses the latest published Australian Bureau of Statistics data, and dramatically shows us that we are rapidly approaching a critical shortage of rental accommodation in the major eastern cities. Record population growth…

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Demographic changes over the next decade will drive a shift in demand as Gen Y — now aged around 20 to 35 years old — begin transitioning into ‘family phase’.  This could underpin the next boom in real estate, with a strong focus on small-dwelling design. Changes to the age profile of the population over the next…

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The New Year is deemed as an opportunity to start over, and for investors, the last thing they want to happen is to lose money in the property market. No one is exempted from making mistakes with their investments. Hence, proper guidance is essential in navigating the market. In an interview with Your Investment Property, Michael…

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Property managers can be the best thing to happen to investors, as they take away much of the stress of personally handling your investment property. If they’re not up to the task, however, they can also be your worst nightmare. Many investors get into real estate initially because they are excited about the potential to…

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The Sydney Morning Herald claims that Australians are likely to squander the chance to fix the country’s broken housing market, akin to what happened a decade ago after the mid-2000s property boom.  “As property prices rise, we wring our hands and worry about our kids being able to afford property – rightly singling out investor…

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The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is warning the public to watch out for investment scammers who promise great returns but “leave their victims with broken dreams and empty bank accounts.” In the first half of 2017, Australians reported losing over $13m to investment scams, according to the ACCC’s Scamwatch website. This makes investment…

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Ascertaining the true value of a property is one of the most crucial skills you can have as an investor. So how do you develop a professional valuer’s mindset and a keen aptitude for analysing real estate? We’ll discuss this in 6 steps. Property valuation is a crucial aspect of most transactions. For a potential…

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Investing in property has the ability to improve your fortune — but as a landlord, you also take on an important responsibility to provide safe accommodation.  It’s essential that you manage the following risks and hazards within the home to protect both your asset and its residents.  Property is an excellent source of passive income, which…

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The growing popularity of short-term holiday rentals has taken many Australian local councils off guard, according to Reuben Schwarz, co-founder of BnbGuard, a service which monitors unauthorised subletting on investment properties. “What was once a few homes every now and then is now every-other-home every-other-night in many Australian coastal shires, as both professionals and local residents…