Housing credit growth tracking at slowest pace since mid-2013
The latest private sector credit data from the Reserve Bank (RBA) shows that the expansion of housing credit continues to slow with both owner occupier and investor credit growth tracking lower in April. Private sector credit figures for April 2018 and the data reiterates the...Read more
Property Market Value Trends | Brisbane
Here’s what’s happening in the Brisbane property market according to Corelogic’s Decile report. The report provides a detailed analysis at different levels of Australia’s property market by dividing the market into ten equal groups (or deciles) based on tiers of property value. By analysing changes...Read more
Australia’s Top 10 Lifestyle Suburbs
What are the top lifestyle suburbs in Australia? While Melbourne has been voted the world’s most liveable city for the last 7 years, Brisbane is home to seven of the 10 best lifestyle suburbs according to realestate.com.au For the purposes of their analysis, suburbs were ranked based on...Read more
Are you maximising tax deductions for your investment property?
According to the ATO there are around 1.9 million property investors in Australia and 2.7 million rental investment properties 1. Surprisingly, many landlords fail to claim all allowable tax deductions simply because they are unaware of all the expenses they can claim as a tax deduction....Read more
How to make affordable art look expensive…
Ensuring your guests can’t discern if your inexpensive art came from a gallery, auction, print shop or the side of the road comes down to a few careful considerations. And when given the right amount of thought, affordable art can look like a million bucks...Read more
Is your home the tortoise or the hare in the property race?
For some sellers, it can seem as though their house is on the market for an eternity, but for others, the biggest transaction of their lives can happen in a matter of ten days. If the property market was a race, would your house be...Read more
2 Essential qualities in every property manager
As a property investor, one of the toughest decisions you’ll face is choosing the right professionals to manage your property. Their role is an important one. They’ll be in charge of advertising, conducting inspections, vetting potential tenants and organising maintenance – not to mention ensuring...Read more