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Now is the time for hesitant property investors to make a move
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After a sluggish winter, spring brings hope of fresh movement in Australian property sales. According to the nation’s leading property, accounting and wealth financial advisory group, Chan & Naylor, this is a great time for those with investments in housing, but anybody hoping to join the property ladder down the line now has a conundrum…

Bursting Harry's Property Bubble
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Oh Harry… what have you done now? No, not Prince Harry and those Vegas pictures, but Harry Dent – The Doom & Gloom Extraordinaire – who recently wrote in Forbes Magazine, and I quote: …the greatest housing bubble in developed-country cities starts with Brisbane, Australia… Excuse me whilst I look around to check if we…

Will China's growth pick up again?
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Will China’s growth pick up again? And will it continue to support both Australia and Commercial property? Well, that really depends upon who it is you’re asking. Most miners are somewhat guarded; many journalists are painting a gloomy picture; and Labor politicians seem to be arguing among themselves. So, no wonder most of us are…

Demand for Sydney apartments drives up rents
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Rents for units in Sydney have surged over the June quarter as demand continues to increase for apartment style living over the typically more expensive housing option. According to Australian Property Monitors (APM) the median weekly asking rental for Sydney units rose by +4.4% over the quarter to $470. Unit rents in Sydney are now…

A worrying glut of properties in Melbourne's outer suburbs
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Recently The Age reported a huge oversupply of properties in Melbourne’s outer suburbs. They suggested that Melbourne’s urban fringe has been swamped with 35,000 unsold homes which could obviously trigger a further slump in property values in these areas. This stockpile of unwanted housing in many of Melbourne’s newest suburbs has led to warnings by…