Will People Buy Property in Bushfire Prone Areas?

February 26th, 2014

The warmer months often bring a strong reminder of the risks of buying into bushfire prone areas. In October 2013, bushfires led to the loss of more than 248 buildings. As such, buyers should carefully weigh up their options when considering whether

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Demand for Medium-Density Housing Reaches Record Highs

February 25th, 2014

A new study by Bankwest has shown that Australia’s demand for medium-density housing has reached record levels. In the past year, market demand for property in this category – that's units, townhouses, and semi-detached housing – rose steadily.

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Investors Choose ‘Comfort’ in Investing in Property Over Shares

December 30th, 2013

Investors are choosing ‘comfort’ as the key reason to invest in property over shares, according to Property Observer. A new online survey found that out of the 600 people that participated, around 50% find the property market a more attractive

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What’s in Store for the Property Market in 2014?

December 29th, 2013

Property experts predict what’s in store for the property market in 2014 for Property Observer. Terry Ryder5-10% growth in Sydney and Melbourne, with an even distribution in the middle and outer suburbs Over 10% growth in Brisbane Perth w

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Regional Areas See High Demand and Strong Price Growth

December 28th, 2013

The latest figures from the Bendigo Bank/REIA Real Estate Market Facts Report show that regional areas in Australia are seeing high demand and strong price growth, according to Your Investment Property. Strong housing growth can be seen in areas o

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