Fast train is on the way for AUS

There’s been plenty of talk about fast rail in Australia for quite some time, and until now we didn’t really have the population to support it.  The good news, particularly for those who have been keen to see our major cities linked with efficient transport, is that the time has arrived . .maybe.

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FHBs will bear the brunt of housing reforms

The federal Labor opposition’s proposed changes to negative gearing would lock first home buyers out of new homes, according to a property advisory firm.

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Building pipeline takes a nose dive

The construction industry has responded to market demands by severely constricting the building pipeline for the next three years.  The downturn in construction is shown dramatically in the quarterly economic and industry outlook published by the Housing Industry Association (HIA).

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A guide to interior real estate photography lighting

Real estate is now more competitive than ever and, if you’re selling or renting out your property, good photography is essential.  They say a picture paints a thousand words, but it can translate into hundreds of thousands of dollars in cold hard cash when it comes to property.

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2019 property horizon – choppy waters ahead

After more than eight years waiting for an upturn, it looks like Brisbane and Perth may finally see the good times actually roll in 2019.  For the rest of the country, many suburbs will be bobbing about in choppy waters.

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Buy, sell, hold . . .just know your property numbers

Whether you’re just starting your portfolio, looking to expand or entering the consolidation phase, ensure you include all costs and charges in your planning when making the buy / sell / hold decision on each property.

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Time for a property review

Whether it’s your home, a residential investment or a commercial property, these are all assets which require regular reviews as markets are always moving.  But what exactly do you check or review your property against?

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ATO top ten tips for rental property owners

With Federal Labor rattling the cage about investor legislative changes, it’s a timely reminder to ensure you’re on top of the latest Australian Taxation Office (ATO) requirements.  Here’s a list of their top tips.

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2019 Property Market Forecast

Well no one could say 2018 was a boring year in property land.  We saw confirmation the general market peaked in July 2017, but while some suburbs felt the downward price pressure, others rallied.  So what will 2019 bring?

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