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Housing finance stats shows rebound in Qld

By | 2020-11-18T15:00:46+00:00 November 18th, 2020|News|

Trends in housing finance show the continued rise of owner occupiers and first home buyers, led by Queensland The volume of finance secured for the purchase of property experienced a strong rebound in the September quarter, following the initial shock to demand for housing in the first two months of the June quarter. The latest ABS

Investors gear up for Christmas portfolio expansion

By | 2020-10-28T11:07:18+00:00 October 28th, 2020|News|

With just over two months to go, investors are ramping up their investment strategy as a way to take advantage of low rates and falling house prices before the festive season, according to an expert in the space. According to Stephanie Davies, investment director at Wealthi, investors are looking to capitalise on the “Christmas rush”.

1 in 4 Aussies wants to buy property now

By | 2020-10-28T10:30:26+00:00 October 28th, 2020|News|

The research, commissioned by ING, has found that 26 per cent of Aussies think now is the time to buy a property in order to safeguard their future. Forty-four per cent described property as the strongest investment option. Low interest rates was pinpointed as a key factor for 32 per cent who feel more confident to buy property, while 27

Brisbane property market update

By | 2020-09-25T14:30:19+00:00 September 25th, 2020|News|

While most major capital city markets have been seen suffering from the consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak, Brisbane has been deemed by experts as “offering stability” amid uncertain conditions. How will the Queensland capital fare in the remaining months of 2020? Early predictions in 2020 saw price fall across Australian property markets, but Brisbane remained

From smashed avo to scrambled eggs

By | 2020-09-25T14:15:07+00:00 September 25th, 2020|News|

How the Aussie property market has turned from smashed avo to scrambled eggs First there was talk of first-home buyers and their smashed avocado on toast, now another breakfast analogy has been cooked up to explain the current state of the property market. “If smashed avocado had anything to do with housing affordability over the

Property remains resilient despite pandemic

By | 2020-08-31T08:50:06+00:00 August 28th, 2020|News|

New data has reaffirmed that the property market has retained its resilience despite the large economic wobbles in the June quarter. CoreLogic’s quarterly property update has revealed Australia’s dwelling market fell by just 0.8 per cent over the June quarter, despite some economists saying the $7 trillion asset class could fall by as much as

Aussies want location and flexible spaces

By | 2020-07-28T15:39:07+00:00 July 28th, 2020|News|

It’s safe to say COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it. As Australians move in and out of lockdown, we’ve seen many behavioural trends emerge showing how we’re adapting to our ‘new normal’. These trends are now emerging in property, in terms of where and how we want to live.   Aussies Want to

Last-minute tax-time tips for the time-poor investor

By | 2020-06-26T15:52:59+00:00 June 25th, 2020|News|

End of financial year falls on this coming Tuesday 30 June, and there is still time to make sure you are maximising tax strategies for your investment properties. The end of the financial year is nearly here, and for any investor that is yet to get themselves sorted, there is still a little bit of

May Construction Update

By | 2020-05-28T12:14:09+00:00 May 28th, 2020|News|

Linx Residences Kallangur Current Status: Stage 1 - Building construction now complete • Building construction is now complete • Titles have been issued • Settlements to commence Stage 2 - Building construction now underway • All slabs now down • Frames have started on all blocks • Cabinetry install now underway • Garage doors install

Half of over-55s are open to downsizing — if they can find homes that suit them

By | 2020-02-24T14:44:40+00:00 February 24th, 2020|News|

More than half of Australians over the age of 55 are open to downsizing, according to a new report based on a survey of 2,400 households. The main barrier to moving to a smaller home is a lack of housing that matches their needs and preferences. The rapid growth in the number of older Australians adds to