While the combined net worth of Aussie households is now $9.405trn, levels of private debt have also reached record highs
The advent of higher mortgage rates and tighter lending standards at a time of sky-high household debt could lead to unintended consequences, one analyst warns
The opposition’s housing affordability policy would pre-empt the government’s package in the May budget
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As a property investor, you would think that you’d have a keen eye on the incomings and outgoings on each and every one of your properties, but one mystery owner has had to be tracked down by private investigators to be given her rent after 22 years.
Are you considering discounting to make a sale? Spare a thought for the owners of these properties, some of whom have had to cut as much as 41% from their asking price.
Forget Perth, the latest RP Data figures show that the country’s fastest growing suburbs for property prices are largely small towns in rural Australia. They represent some of the more surprising markets for capital growth – headed by Cleve, a small town on South Australia’s central Eyre Peninsula, where prices have surged 48% since March last year.
It has been suggested that ‘mortgage apathy’ is leading an increasing number of potential first homebuyers to drop out of the property race at a time when they remain a vital driver of price increases.
Would you invest $1m in a parking space? The developers of a garage in New York City are banking on a well-heeled buyer deciding that secure parking for their Ferrari is worth the million dollar price tag.
Do you tend to see annual tax refunds as an opportunity to splurge ‘free money’ on luxuries? With the world’s economic worries looming large, now may be the time to put refunds toward reducing your home loan, say experts.
Are you worried that your property investment expenses will see you resorting to living on baked beans to get by? Your Investment Property reveals five top strategies to get some bounce in your budget.
There are good property managers, and there are bad property managers – and the bad ones can cost you big bucks in damage and unpaid rent. Your Investment Property offers seven top tips to make sure yours isn't a bad apple.
Is the Queensland property market turning a corner? New figures suggest that property prices in the Sunshine State have finally bottomed out, and are bouncing back strongly in some areas.
Are worries about job security and taking on a large debt holding you back from making your next property purchase? You may not be alone…
With capital growth going through a slow patch across much of the country, many investors are investigating how to improve their rental yield. Your Investment Property explores a few smart tips that can boost your rental income and improve your bottom line.
The big four lenders have all been criticised for their out-of-cycle rate moves, but which bank has taken the brunt of the anger – with its customer satisfaction level dropping more than twice that of its rivals?
As the European debt crisis continues to make headlines around the globe, Australian property owners have been warned that the financial woes of our cousins on the other side of the world could sink Australian property values.
With over 200 property investors already registered, there are only a few seats still available for Your Investment Property magazine’s Property Investors Forum 2012 – the property event of the year, which starts this Saturday.
Everyone wants to know where the next big thing in the property investment world will be in terms of capital growth, but how can you go about being a step ahead of the pack and getting into that next hotspot before it becomes common knowledge. Read on for five top hotspotting tips.
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