planning falls short

Planning falls short for higher density

Monday, 27th Jul 2015, Business News

Amid a growing demand for greater housing diversity outside of the CBD, the state government has inexplicably announced changes to the R-Codes system which will leave Perth residents with a lack of options for higher-density living. Momentum Wealth managing director Damian Collins says this will ultimately contribute to more urban sprawl.

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policy to curb apartments

Policy to curb apartments in Perth suburbs will hurt housing affordability: property experts

Thursday, 23rd Jul 2015, PerthNow

Planning Minister John Day has unveiled changes to the residential building codes that he says will better control apartment development in suburban areas. However, property industry experts say this has the potential to drive up house prices, put more pressure on infrastructure and encourage urban sprawl.

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north vs south

North vs South wars: Perth

Wednesday, 22nd Jul 2015,

If you live in Perth, no doubt you’ll have an opinion about which is better: north of the river or south of the river. Local property experts weigh in on the matter in this study of Perth’s suburban rivalry.

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resi south 30th anniversary edition

Passing years are accounted for in dollars and cents

Tuesday, 21st Jul 2015, Residential South (Fremantle-Cockburn Gazette)

In its 30th anniversary edition, Community Newspaper Group’s Residential liftout takes a look at the housing market over the last 30 years.

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7 steps massive portfolio part 5

7 steps to building a massive property portfolio: Part 5

Tuesday, 14th Jul 2015, Smart Property Investment

In part five of this article series, Damian Collins explains how professional property management is essential to ensure you optimise your property portfolio.

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snap up house and land

Perth real estate investors snap up house-and-land packages

Wednesday, 8th Jul 2015, PerthNow

With investors increasingly buying into new estates, property experts advise caution and to consider the potential for capital growth.

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when once is not enough

When once is not enough

Sunday, 5th Jul 2015, The Sunday Times

Mum-and-dad investors now account for one fifth of land sales at WA estates, often building for their extended family or buying multiple properties at a new estate.

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game plan

How to take your property portfolio to the next level

Tuesday, 30th Jun 2015, Your Investment Property

Momentum Wealth’s senior property strategist, Matthew Hughes, gives advice to Your Investment Property reader Rockney Wong on how to take his property portfolio to the next level.

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perth house prices to fall

Perth house prices to fall 2.5 per cent by Christmas: NAB report

Sunday, 28th Jun 2015, PerthNow

In its Australian Housing Market report, the National Australia Bank has predicted that house prices in Perth will have fallen by 2.5% by the end of this year, and will stay flat into 2016.

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keen eye on development

Keen eye on development

Sunday, 21st Jun 2015, The Sunday Times

Properties with high growth potential remain sought after in Perth, despite the current sluggish market. Momentum Wealth’s Damian Collins said “this is particularly the case for development sites and properties in proposed rezoning areas that are well priced and located in good areas.”

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