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Quantum to pay $700k for misleading property investors. Quantum Housing has been ordered to pay $700,000 in penalties after the Federal Court found it made false or misleading representations relating to the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS)

Quantum Housing has been ordered to pay $700,000 in penalties after the Federal Court found it made false or misleading representations relating to the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) Quantum, which ceased trading in December 2019 and is in liquidation, has been given … Continue reading

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REVISION OF URGENT UPDATES AS AT 19-4-2020 – LJ GILLAND REAL ESTATE

<RECENT LINKS OF IMPORTANCE TO CLIENTS/LANDLORDS/PROPERTY_INVESTORS>   Alan Jones & REIQ https://omny.fm/shows/the-alan-jones-breakfast-show/real-estate-institute-of-queensland-ceo-antonia-me#sharing KEY POINTS https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3761607747213601&id=169194919788253 https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-04-17/coronavirus-queensland-renters-forced-prove-why-cant-pay-rent/12159102   @REIQ https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3761626213878421&id=169194919788253 https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3761339497240426&id=169194919788253 Terri Scheer has been receiving a lot of questions from property managers wanting to understand how the Landlord Preferred Policy … Continue reading

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PROPERTY INVESTORS – IN YOUR BEST INTERESTS RE COVID-19 PLEASE READ AND TAKE ACTION

Dear Valued Client/Landlord/ Property Investors and friends, Good afternoon. 😊 As property owners, you are entitled to be supported by special regulatory protections during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Government’s proposed protections ignore our collective rights, take away our ability to … Continue reading

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The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has left the official interest rate at 0.75 per cent in its final interest rate decision of the year, after a blockbuster month for property and a looming Christmas spending period

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has left the official interest rate at 0.75 per cent in its final interest rate decision of the year, after a blockbuster month for property and a looming Christmas spending period. RBA governor Philip … Continue reading

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Housing affordability improves while rental affordability declines: report & analysis of new data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has found that a slowdown in housing approvals is being felt in the economy at large.

Queensland Housing affordability in Queensland improved with the proportion of income required to meet loan repayments decreasing to 27.5%, a decrease of 0.6% over the quarter but remaining steady compared to the same quarter last year.  Over the March quarter, … Continue reading

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How savvy investors can cash in on suburban zoning changes

The greatest argument in city planning is about density. Most state governments want to contain city growth within the existing urban footprint. The alternative is urban sprawl, which is impractical and costly, because there’s no infrastructure in greenfield areas. To … Continue reading

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The RBA decided yesterday (4 November) to leave the cash rate at 1.5%, where it has stayed since August 2016. The last rate rise was from 4.5% to 4.75% in November 2010. With no evidence of a significant improvement in the domestic economy, many forecasters expect the cash rate will remain on hold through 2019 and also the following year.

The final cash rate of 2018 has been announced by the Reserve Bank of Australia. RBA governor Philip Lowe announced the rate would be remaining at 1.5%. As there is no cash rate meeting in January, this means the rate … Continue reading

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RBA reveals: Is the cash rate staying on hold? The fall in the official unemployment rate to 5 per cent helped by above-trend economic growth is good news. But the slide in home prices in Sydney and Melbourne risks accelerating as banks tighten lending standards which in turn threatens consumer spending and wider economic growth and inflation and wages growth remain low. Against this backdrop, it remains appropriate for the RBA to leave rates on hold.

The Reserve Bank has today announced if it will keep Australia’s official cash rate at record lows for another month.  As widely predicted, the RBA has today left the official cash rate on hold at 1.5 per cent. Australia’s top … Continue reading

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North Lakes appeared as one of the most searched suburbs by overseas home buyers of QLD properties such as coming from New Zealand, US, & the UK, according to realestate.com.au report

Twelve-month data from July 2017 reveal that overseas property searches in Queensland have New Zealand as the top property hunters. Brisbane City emerged as the most searched suburb with 13,951 searches followed by Broadbeach with 9,898. REA Group said that … Continue reading

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2017 federal budget addresses housing affordability

The 2018-19 federal budget had no measures that specifically addressed housing supply and affordability, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). The 2017 federal budget included a range of measures to address housing affordability with both supply and … Continue reading

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