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Lowest ever RBA Rates – Upswing in Property Investment?

With not one, but two RBA Rate cuts expected, the question is whether this will create an upswing in property Investment? RBA Rate Cuts: Bill Evans, the Westpac chief economist, recently revised their forecast to the RBA rate going down to 0.5 percent, with the first cut to come in October AMP Capital Diana senior [...]

2019-08-28T23:52:45+00:00August 28th, 2019|Property Investment|

What does rental yield mean?

Rental Yield is a measure of how much cash [or rent] your property produces each year, as a percentage of the property value. The property investor dream is to secure a high rental yield property, in a location that delivers large capital gains, combined with low management and maintenance costs. This means, rental yields are [...]

2019-08-21T13:45:25+00:00August 20th, 2019|Financial Goals|

5 Reasons Why The Tasmanian Hobart Property Market Will Continue To Grow

Some commentators are questioning the paradigme and are suggesting that the Hobart Property market is not in for growth in the next years, after having been the shining light for property investment in Australia for the last 3 years. Others are forecasting continued growth for at least the next 2 years.  Looking at some of [...]

2019-08-13T12:44:06+00:00August 13th, 2019|Property Investment|

Property Strategies : Growth Vs Income Over Time

There is an age-old tug of war going on in the property investment world in regards to what is the best strategy when investing in property. There are generally only two schools of thought about the best way to build wealth through property. One favours properties that grow in value – capital growth, or high [...]

2019-08-08T00:50:13+00:00August 8th, 2019|Financial Goals|

Credit Easing -The Pendulum is swinging back!

The latest news from both the RBA as well as APRA is clearly indicating that the pendulum for the easing of lending is swinging back. After the RBA held the interest rate at the current 1.5% for now 33 months , since 3rd August 2016, it is clear that interest rate reductions are going to [...]

2019-08-02T03:33:02+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Property Investment|