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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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33.3 per cent of homes sold across Brisbane this week according to Corelogic

House prices continued to fall in October, taking the annual decline to 3.5%, the weakest macro- housing market conditions since February 2012. The data from CoreLogic shows dwelling values are trending lower across both combined capital city regions (-1.6%) as … 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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Why it’s better to hold than sell in your investment property article 31-10-2018

Did you know that there have only ever been three times in our history as a nation when Australian property prices suffered significant falls? They are shown in these graphs: Each of these price falls was precipitated by an economic … Continue reading

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How is CGT calculated when selling a property & An individual, company, trust or superannuation fund can use this guide to work out their CGT obligations.

Question: How is CGT calculated when selling a property? Does the accumulated depreciation get added back when you sell? Therefore increasing the gross profit before applying the 50% discount and then added on to your normal wages? Answer: If you … Continue reading

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In Brisbane we are also seeing Asian buyers channeling capital into quality assets. According to CityScope, 43 out of the 137 strata-titled ground floor retail units in the Brisbane City are under Asian ownership.

With the year almost at an end, it’s that time when we all stop to reflect on what has passed, before we move on into the future. This most certainly applies to the development and property industry, where we take … Continue reading

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Brisbane (up 3.0 per cent) What are the implications for interest rates and investors?

  Home prices Home prices: The CoreLogic Home Value Index of capital city home prices rose by 1.0 per cent in September to stand 7.1 per cent higher over the year. Prices rose in all capital cities except Perth and … Continue reading

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Total returns show why housing investment remains so popular

Despite the recent slowdown, housing finance data highlights that investor activity in the housing market is starting to rise again and when you look at total returns from housing it’s no surprise. The CoreLogic RP Data Accumulation Index which has … Continue reading

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Investors and owner occupiers buying subsequent homes are making things tough for first home buyers & The value of construction work done for houses is falling with units likely to follow shortly

30 May 2016 While home value rises have been moderate over recent years outside of Sydney and Melbourne, it provides little comfort for first home buyers in the two largest cities who struggle to compete with those that already own … Continue reading

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2016 is expected to be solid and stable with the best opportunities reserved for those seeking the affordable housing in established suburbs

After the somewhat deflating year that was 2015, most would like to think the coming 12 months will be a cracker. Last year showed so much early promise. Although near city suburbs fired up a bit, everyone holding their breath … Continue reading

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