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Home ownership is still viewed in our country as something that all Australians should and, in fact, must aspire to. And for some of us when we do the maths it may still make great financial sense.

The advantages of renting over home ownership A few years ago I conducted some research for a book I was writing and was surprised to discover that the top two things we want from our money are freedom and options. … Continue reading

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Despite being in the midst of a nationwide dwellings construction boom over recent years, the total volume of housing stock increased by a lower proportion in Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart between 2011 and 2016 than they did between 2006 … Continue reading

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The 2016 Census provides hard data that illuminates many of the factors that have been driving the property market in recent years: the population is growing strongly, home ownership is down, more people are living in apartments and renting, and household size is shrinking.

We take a look at the census data most pertinent to the property sector. Population growth is strong Australia’s population grew 8.8 per cent in the years between the 2011 and 2016 censuses, reaching 23,401,892. It’s no wonder we are seeing … Continue reading

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The strategy which you pursue and the properties that you target will depend on a number of factors – so which is best for you? 

The strategy which you pursue and the properties that you target will depend on a number of factors – so which is best for you? A loan to value ratio is the proportion of the loan being borrowed compared to … Continue reading

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Brisbane median house prices eased in the March quarter, falling 2.9 per cent, alongside a similar fall in quarterly apartment prices, which contracted 2.7 per cent

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According to this report, Prices were being driven higher by a temporary influx of residents on high incomes creating greater housing demand at a time in which supply which was largely irresponsive which drove prices to record high levels. As the demand subsided supply was beginning to increase which led to substantial falls in both prices and sales.

As resource investment has stalled over recent years, demand for housing in towns linked to the mining and resources sector has fallen which has dragged house prices lower.  More recently many of these towns have seen sales volumes begin to … Continue reading

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Dwelling values increased by 0.1% across the combined capital cities in April o Conditions have slowed in Sydney and Melbourne o The April results mark the weakest monthly change in dwelling values across the Sydney market since December 2015 o Hobart is still the best performing capital city o Gross rental yields have held reasonably firm across the country o Number of listings edged higher than compared to April last year

Highlights over the three months to April 2017 Best performing capital city: Hobart +5.1 per cent Weakest performing capital city: Perth -2.4 per cent Highest rental yields: Hobart and Darwin houses with gross rental yield of 4.9 per cent and … Continue reading

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