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sheepish buyers lingering

‘Sheepish’ buyers lingering for longer

Sunday, 1st May 2016, The Sunday Times

House-hunters in Perth are taking longer than ever to make buying decisions due to uncertainty in the market – but industry figures warn that getting caught up in the “herd mentality” can see them miss out on opportunities.

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tending the golden years

Tending the golden years

Sunday, 17th Apr 2016, The Sunday Times

As the realisation dawns that the age pension may not be enough to live a comfortable retirement, people are turning to property investment as a means to look after themselves in their twilight years.

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rent fixation raw deal

Rent fixation can yield a raw deal for investors

Sunday, 3rd Apr 2016, The Sunday Times

Focus on long-term capital growth, not rental yield, say experts in this discussion about the common traps investors fall into.

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losses looming be realistic

Losses looming as a sure sign to be realistic

Monday, 28th Mar 2016, The Sunday Times

The Perth property market took a hit in the December 2015 quarter, according to a new report, with nearly 14% of homes selling for less than their previous purchase price. Momentum Wealth managing director Damian Collins attributes some of the pain to the recent increase in apartment supply.

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true test of a wise trade up

True test of a wise trade-up

Sunday, 13th Mar 2016, The Sunday Times

In what has been dubbed ‘the year of the upgrader’, investment experts say those looking to take advantage of the current buyers’ market should be aiming for better locations rather than bigger or fancier homes.

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ins and outs of interstate

The ins and outs of investing interstate

Tuesday, 1st Mar 2016, Australian Property Investor

Property investors are more inclined these days to purchase interstate, particularly as certain markets become overheated. But what do investors need to know when it comes to investing away from home?

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young buyers need to keep emotions in check

Young buyers need to keep emotions in check

Sunday, 28th Feb 2016, The Sunday Times

Some good advice for first-homebuyers looking to make savvy investment decisions and achieve good capital growth.

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gen y up for investing

Gen Y up for investing test

Sunday, 28th Feb 2016, The Sunday Times

New statistics show the number of young investors is increasing, with more than half of investors surveyed in 2015 saying they purchased their first investment property before the age of 35.

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commercial back on track

Commercial back on track for 2016

Sunday, 21st Feb 2016, The Sunday Times

A new report has predicted a recovery of Perth’s commercial market this year, fuelled by interest from investors.

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suburbs find their feet

Perth’s bargain city side suburbs find their feet

Sunday, 14th Feb 2016, The Sunday Times

While Perth property prices in general have fallen recently, the median price for suburbs within 15km of the CBD has actually increased, with buyers willing to pay a premium to be closer to work and activity centres.

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