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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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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International property – pros v cons of living in Spain

Considering an international property purchase?  Perhaps pick up a bargain to live in permanently, or just add to your existing portfolio, you can join the growing number of Australians reaping the benefits of buying in Spain.

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Constructing your construction loan

If you’re smart enough to have purchased a property with potential, there’s two key activities you will need to complete before the benefits really start to roll in.

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