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State by State Housing Market & Economic Update | Chart Pack April 2017

Time for our monthly whip around the Australian property markets. And it’s good news for  investors and home owners according to the latest CoreLogic chart pack which gives us a good overview of what’s happening in property as well as some of the economic factors impacting our markets. Here are some of their key findings: Dwelling…

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Only Invest Where The Economy Generates Wealth | Michael Matusik

In summary, a select few areas in Australia generate most of our wealth.  These are often a very long commute from where many Australians live. If the current trends continue, more people will want to live closer to these economic generators; hence the rising attraction for more compact living. But most cannot fit or afford…

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Why median price growth doesn’t really mean regional makes good property investment | Pete Wargent

Some fascinating studies have been carried out into the human tendency towards confirmation bias. We tend to gather information selectively in order to support our preconceived notions and tend to frame our questions accordingly. I remember an interesting property report released a while ago by CoreLogic which stated that  “The majority of suburbs that have recorded…

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Queensland’s biggest economic challenge isn’t debt – it’s growth

By Fabrizio Carmignani, Griffith University Queensland has a new Labor minority government, led by Annastacia Palaszczuk, after the shock defeat of the Liberal National Party. Labor’s pre-election promises were “modest”, leaving many now wondering about the new government’s policy agenda. So in this series, experts examine some of the big challenges facing Australia’s third biggest…

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