Customers wishing to dodge the bank-levy bullet should consider refinancing their home loans by the end of this month
32% of respondents would be forced to sell their homes or investment properties due to serious illness or job redundancy, according to a new study
The proposed changes would increase compliance responsibilities when intensifying, changing, or carrying out development on land in the state
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Negative gearing is the foundation of millions of investors’ wealth creation strategies, but some claim it’s pushing up property prices and pushing out first home buyers. Is it for you? Your Investment Property looks at the pros and cons of negative gearing.
Capital city home values saw a significant drop last month, despite the RBA’s interest rate cuts. And the picture over the past year is even more disappointing. But there are some reasons to be cheerful. Read on for analysis and city-by-city results.
It looks as if Australia’s buyer’s market conditions are set to remain for the time being, as the number of properties hitting the market continues to hit record levels. But some cities are faring far better than others, with one major capital seeing its stock levels rise by an incredible 7.6% in one month. Read on to find out where’s hot and where’s not.
He’s a property management expert who has housed over 10,000 Queenslanders over the past five years, so how is it that he now finds himself sleeping on the streets?
Tax return time is fast approaching, but you could be making any one of these common mistakes while sorting through your property investment finances. When you do, you'll lose out on big cuts to your tax bill.
The RBA cut the official cash interest rate by 0.25% this week, but what does that really mean for the property market? And how much money will you save on mortgage repayments?
In these uncertain times of slow property markets and crashing share prices, are you still tossing up best place to park your hard earned money for maximum chances of capital growth? You may be surprised by the latest thinking on the matter.
Do you have that sinking feeling that whatever the Reserve Bank does to improve the interest rate outlook, the banks are still going to stifle the property market by failing to pass on the RBA's cuts in full? You're not alone.
He'd probably struggle to spell 'motivated seller', or tie his own shoe laces for that matter, but a three-year-old has been let loose on the house hunting public by his real estate agent father.
Are you considering investing in property in the USA? Buying a property in an unfamiliar overseas market can seem like a daunting task, but Your Investment Property has uncovered four top tips to help you to navigate the American housing market.
Are you on the lookout for a suburb that you can get into for $500,000 or less that has excellent investment prospects? There are still plenty of options on offer across Australia but, be warned, investors in some well-known hotspots may get their fingers burnt.
Are you looking for tax tips to save you money as the end of the financial year looms? You’d be well advised to take a good look at your depreciation allowances to make sure you’re claiming your full entitlements. You may be able to cut thousands from your tax bill, and even turn a negatively geared property into one that actually puts cash in your back pocket.
Do you own an apartment in Melbourne? You may have to start dropping your rents to attract tenants as the market heads into oversupply. And don't expect capital growth to come your way for some time to come.
How does a 1% interest rate cut sound to you? According to an economist from one of the country’s Big Four banks, the RBA could spring four more interest rate cuts on the Aussie public this year. But will the lenders follow suit?
In welcome news for investors who are banking on improved sales activity in the property market, the nation’s level of housing affordability has improved once again. But some states fared better than others, and a dramatic Aussie real estate comeback may still be some way off.
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