Property investment

How to determine the true value of property
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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…

A Cheat Sheet for those investors interested in getting involved in property development
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Are you interested in getting involved in property development? Maybe now or maybe in the future? As our property markets slow down, more investors are interested in becoming involved in property development as a way of “manufacturing” capital growth. What many would be developers don’t realise is that along with the potential of big profits…

The 10 major risks faced by Australian property investors
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 We all understand that all types of investment including property investment comes with a risk. So let’s discuss the 10 pre-eminent guises of investment risk, as they apply to Australian property investors. 1. Market risk (or systematic risk) Market risk may affect all investments in an asset class in a similar manner, such as…

The insider’s guide to real estate lingo
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Today’s online real estate listings are much more sophisticated than years gone by.  There are plenty of pretty pictures, floor plans and even walk-through videos designed to attract oodles of potential buyers. But just because there are more visuals than there used to be, it doesn’t necessarily mean that the words that go with the…

Spring has sprung and so have national dwelling values
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National dwelling values increased by 0.8% over the month; the first monthly increase in values since October 2017 and the largest monthly increase since April 2017. The recovery in housing values accelerated in August 2019 with national dwelling values increasing by 0.8% over the month. The lift in housing values through August was substantial, however,…

Would the feared recession crash the Australian Property Market? | Property Insiders Video
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Depending on which news bulletin you’re reading or which economist is giving their forecasts, the United States – and possibly the rest of the world including Australia – is on the brink of recession. Given the ongoing US-China trade war this is a risk more serious recently and could have economic ramifications in many parts…