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  • Australia: a nation of cash-poor millionaires

    AP Amazon is on the verge of launching in the Australian retail market. Who wants to be a millionaire? Forget the game show and the song titles – the average Australian household now has more than a million dollars in net wealth. The trouble is we are becoming increasingly cash poor. While the … Read more

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  • Catch the wave of migration from Sydney to Queensland

    While humpback whales are slowly heading back south to Antarctica with their calves, Australians are heading north – to Queensland. On the Queensland coast the humpback whales are slowly heading back south to Antarctica with their calves after their June to August migration to tropical North Queensland waters where they mate … Read more

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  • Who is the typical investor in the Australian property market?

    Contrary to the image a property investor might conjure up – a wealthy full-time property speculator – most residential investors in Australia don’t actually rely on it as their primary source of income. In reality, Australia’s residential investment market is dominated by people who, having bought their own home, have … Read more

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  • 3 KEYS THINGS THAT ARE CHANGING . . . QUIETLY!

    Staff Writer – 12 April 2017 The media are a delightful bunch. many of us rely on the media to give us our daily dose of information. Whether it be the weather, financial data, terrible things happening in other parts of the world, they deliver it all to us … Read more

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  • Goodbye backyard: Developers shrink lots to tackle affordability

    The Aussie backyard – once a distinguishing feature of the country’s enviable livability – is shrinking as developers tackle declining housing affordability by reducing lot sizes and introducing medium-density housing to their outer suburban residential communities. The latest UDIA-sponsored State of the Land Report reveals that while the national supply of lots … Read more

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  • Interest-only fuelled house price speculation a growing worry, warns Clime

    Australians have always loved a punt but it’s usually been confined to the horses, or, when it comes to investing, some gold mine that ends up becoming a penny dreadful plaything before it eventually goes belly-up. But just like punters who can now bet on a whole range of outcomes in major sports, there’s also a new … Read more

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  • Surprise as Brisbane and Adelaide outperform Sydney and Melbourne

    Home value climbed in all capital cities last week, but instead of Sydney and Melbourne leading the charge, Brisbane and Adelaide tool pole position, according to the latest CoreLogic Data All capital cities moved up, led by Brisbane and Adelaide at 0.5 per cent. Sydney, at 0.3 per cent, and Melbourne … Read more

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  • WHEN YOU DO THE SAME THING YOU GET THE SAME RESULT. . . .

    Staff Writer – 23 February 2017 For over 115 years, Ray White has been a name synonymous with many things, but property in particular. The ongoing exchange of property in Australia is almost like a national sport. We buy and sell property on average every 4 years. The most recent … Read more

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