buying property investment

Understanding the property investment cycle.
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I’ve often said that until you have invested through a full property investment cycle, you won’t fully appreciate how the real estate market actually works. So if you’re a little confused about what’s currently happening in our property markets and keen to understand what’s going to happen to the value of your home or investments, I’m going to…

Advice for rookie property investors
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Property investment is not something you should ever enter into lightly. But for some reason, that’s what a lot of people who have dreams of making millions with real estate do. They think, ‘I can go out, buy a house somewhere, stick some tenants in it to pay the mortgage and make a killing! How…

Perth property update [Video]
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Perth has finished as the weakest performing capital city over the three months with a -0.9 per cent result.  Perth has moved through it’s respective cyclical market peaks more than a year ago. Perth’s housing market peaked in December 2014. Since then, it’s been one of the few states where home values have fallen by a…

The week that was in Property
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Earlier this week the Reserve Bank (RBA) released the minutes of their April board meeting. At the meeting the RBA decided to keep official interest rates on hold at 2% for the 11th consecutive month. The minutes noted the following key points: GDP had increased by 3% in 2015 which was stronger than forecast and recent…

4 most dangerous words in property investment | Michael Yardney [podcast]
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I came across one of Michael Yardney’s blogs – it attracted me, and it probably did to you, too – “The Four Most Dangerous Words in Property Investment.” Well, it sucked me in, and they’re pretty good, too. I was laughing all the way through it, only because I’ve actually fallen into this trap. In…

House prices drop almost everywhere
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According to Domain, house prices fell in every capital city this quarter, except for Melbourne and Hobart, where prices rose by 1.2 per cent and 4.3 per cent, respectively. Apartment median prices fell in every capital city following a record number of apartments being built in most capitals. The media is full of stories gloating that Sydney median house…