Property (yet again) has been a huge topic in Australia this past year, we are obsessed with it – from the floors of state and federal parliament, to the nightly news and backyard barbecues. Lets look closer at the performance of the Australian property market in 2017.
Rising property prices, poor wage growth and huge competition for the few homes that are on the market. Is this a sign that Australian property prices have peaked?
Becoming a landlord for the first time can be a daunting experience – whether you are moving out of the family home and renting it, or purchasing a property as an investment. Here are some tips to help get you through the process and maximise your returns.
If you want to build a property portfolio but are not sure how to get it off the ground, or if you have already bought one house and you now want to start building a property portfolio, then here are some strategies to take the next step.
After living in Europe for over four years, we recently returned to live in Australia. As our old home was never going to accommodate our enlarged family, our intention was always to rent initially whilst looking for a home to purchase. It didn’t take long for us to realise we should have sought to buy […]
We reported in May, that as a result of the 2017 Australian federal budget, there would be some pending changes to capital gains tax on the main residence for foreign residents and Australian expats (Australians living abroad). At the time, it wasn’t quite clear from the budget papers exactly how it would work, and who […]
What did the first half of 2017 mean for the performance of Australian housing market? Property expert, Michael Cleary provides a summary.
The factors affecting Australian property prices can generally be boiled down to factors impacting the demand for Australian property and factors impacting the supply of Australian property. In this article we look at these factors.
You have invested a lot of money in your Australian property, so its worth spending a little bit extra maintaining the appropriate insurances for your property. Here are the insurances every Australian property owner should be considering.
Investing in property is one of the biggest financial commitments anyone can make, yet we see people make the same costly mistakes over and over again. If you are investing in property or considering investing in property make sure you don’t make these mistakes.
A couple of weeks ago, the Australian federal government handed down its 2017 budget, and there were a number of implications for Australian property investors and Australian expats. In this article, we review the budget implications for Australian property investors.
If you need to make overseas loan repayments , then there are options that allow you to automate the international money transfers, get good exchange rates and low fees, and potentially lock in the exchange rate for a fixed period.
The Christmas decorations are well and truly back in that hard to reach spot and we are all regretting the excessive amounts of chocolate eaten over Easter. So now is a good time for our Australian property market review (first quarter 2017) and see how the first quarter of the year has shaped up for […]