October in review: Our top 10 trending articles for this month

Are you keen to keep up to date with the continual changing world of property investment, success, personal finance and wealth creationhouse-computer-searchstrategies?

Well…here’s a list of our 10 most read blogs over the last month, in case you missed them.

Did you know that more than 115,000 people subscribe to our Property Update blog?

Some subscribe to the daily commentary while others get the weekly summary.

And that over the course of the month, we’ve published hundreds of articles, but of course, some are always more popular than others.

So as another month comes to an end, we thought it would be a good idea to share the top 10 blogs our readers enjoyed so you can take another look at the stories that meant the most to our subscribers.

The 17 steps to financial freedom through property investment

Achieving financial freedom is a goal for most people.

Unfortunately, the reality is that not many people will achieve it.

So what is financial freedom?

There are lots of definitions but I like the one from T Harv Eker ” Financial freedom is simple: it is the ability to live the lifestyle you desire without having to work or rely on anyone else for money.”

Let’s look at 17 steps that can help turn your financial dream into a reality through property investing.

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State by state housing market update | Chart Pack October 2018

It’s time for our monthly whip around the Australian property markets, and yes prices have fallen a little further.

As you can see from the figures below, combined city capital prices dwelling values fell slipped a mere 2.7% over the last 12 months according to CoreLogic,

This is hardly a “crash” and the rate of decline is slower than in the previous property market downturn that occurred between 2010 and 2012.

Yet the extent of this fall is continuously exaggerated by some media outlets – no it is not Armageddon and no the sky isn’t falling.

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Sydney Market Down

Melbourne is growing by 125,000 people a year. This is what it could look like

Melbourne is exploding and growing by 125,000 people a year

It’s the world’s 4th fastest growing developed city and it’s like adding a city the size of Ballarat to Melbourne every 12 months.

The ABC report that it’s projected to be Australia’s biggest city by as early as 2028.

And by 2050, it will have grown to 8 million — the size of London and New York.

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11 things I wish I knew when I started investing | Sky New Interview

If you’re like me I bet there’s things you’d do differently today knowing what you know now.

I’ve been investing for over 40 years and I’ve certainly made my fair share of mistakes along the way and paid huge “learning fees” because of them.

However, instead of being defeated, I learned from each error and moved forward a little bit wiser.

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Brisbane Housing Market Update | October 2018

The Brisbane housing market remains in positive growth territory with dwelling values reaching a new record high in September.

Core Logic has released their newest housing market update for October 2018

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3 ways the real estate industry could change over the next decade

The world of real estate has changed drastically since the turn of the century.

Back then, property investment as a wealth creation strategy was really only in its infancy. Today more and more Australians are interested in property.

Over that time the role of real estate agents has changed.

In the past, agents held much more power.

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10 signs you’re on the right financial path

Being good with money is a skill you can learn.

Some people complain they aren’t very good with finances — they argue they don’t have a head for numbers — but I believe everyone can become wealthy if they know how.

Part of it comes down to smart investments, sure, but the other, equally important part, is the financial habits you adopt everyday.

Some of you may wonder from time to time whether you are heading in the right direction.

Here are some of the signs you’re on the right financial path:

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How to invest after 40

Is it too late to invest if you haven’t started before hitting the big four-zero?

Not by a long stretch.

Here’s how to go about it.

When some people hit 40 they have a mid-life crisis, buy a sports car, or have an affair.

But for others, the milestone might prompt them to make more of an effort in securing their financial future.

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No wonder Melbourne’s population is booming: Victoria’s Secret

Here’s a quick 45-second look under the hood at the latest jobs figures.

No wonder Melbourne’s population has been booming, as its construction boom saw the creation of 48,500 new employed persons on a net basis over the third quarter of the calendar year.

So much for immigration limiting opportunity, Victoria is really firing it up (note to ScoMo’s social media team: do not run with a Busta Rhymes gif).

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How many investment properties do you need to retire?

Have you wondered how many investment properties you would need for financial freedom?

I’ve found that while most property investors hope to one day replace their personal exertion income with cash from their investment properties, most don’t have a strategy to achieve their goal.

So just how many properties does it take to enable you to quit your day job and live comfortably?

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Liz is the Social Media Manager for Metropole and has a background in publishing, marketing and communications. Liz works predominately on the upkeep of PropertyUpdate.com.au as well as managing the companies’ social media presence.

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