Category Archives: Australian Property Values

More Good News for Rental Property Owners

More good news for rental property owners as House prices tread water. Spooked by potential interest rate rises Australian capital city home prices were unchanged in seasonally adjusted terms in February according to the RP Data-Rismark Hedonic Australian Home Value … Continue reading

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Top 12 things to look for when house hunting.

Top 12 things I look for when house or property hunting. House hunting is generally an emotional process. You want quality and It does not matter if you are buying to invest or for a principle place of residence, your … Continue reading

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Australian House Values To Rise

I find it funny when media outlets print headlines that are a little contradictory to the story. The ABC ran this story today about Australian Property Prices remaining flat for the next year: “House prices to remain flat: NAB By … Continue reading

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Property Investment In Australia

Property Investment in Australia is still very much in vogue. There are small fortunes to be made in the suburbs of all major Australian cities and despite the roller-coaster ride many property investors have endured with interest rates, property is … Continue reading

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More Good News For Investment Property Investors.

Continued capital appreciation is almost assured as the shortfall or gap between available housing and that needed continues to grow. This, coupled with the Rudd government leaving capital gains tax concessions alone more than balances the Reserve Bank interest rate … Continue reading

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Has RBA Raised Rates To Quickly

My opinion is that the RBA may have raised rates too quickly, home loan approvals have now fallen for 5 straight months. Speak to your mortgage broker, find out what your borrowing capacity is. Prepare to take advantage of some … Continue reading

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Home Loan Lending Retracts Big Time

Owner occupier Home Loan approvals in Australia are down. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reports the number of owner occupied housing loan approvals dropped 4% in February 2010 as compared to January 2010. Loans for the construction of dwellings also … Continue reading

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RBA Hikes Rates Again

Home loan interest rates are still very low. Indicator home loan rates last 50 years. The RBA has lifted rates by .25% today. For home mortgage holders this means a minimum increase of $47 a month on an average $300,000 … Continue reading

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House Prices To Respond To Australian Population Explosion.

Australian Bureau of Statistics, population data for the 12 months ending June 2009 shows that, Australia’s population has posted its highest 12 month gain in 40 years. Our population exploded by approximately 443,000 or 2.1% to 21,875,000. Even though we … Continue reading

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Letter From My Mortgage Broker

I received the following email from my mortgage broker today. Because of my diverse income streams I used lo doc for one of my loans. He is touting for business I am sure, but the letter also drives home the … Continue reading

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