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filling in gaps

Filling in Perth’s gaps

Sunday, 18th Jan 2015, The Sunday Times

Local councils are failing to meet their 2015 infill targets that were set based on the Directions 2031 and Beyond report, which highlighted the need for high-density development to combat Perth’s urban sprawl.

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geared up

Geared up for a fight

Sunday, 11th Jan 2015, The Sunday Times

The debate around negative gearing heats up amid speculation the Federal Government may be planning to scrap the controversial tax allowance.

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what lies ahead 2015

What lies ahead in 2015?

Monday, 5th Jan 2015, Australian Property Investor

The intense phase of investment in the resources sector is over and is forecast to return to the healthy levels that preceded the boom. So what does this mean for the WA property market?

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property council rejects

Property Council rejects proposed zoning policies

Sunday, 4th Jan 2015, The Sunday Times

The Property Council of WA are strongly opposed to new amendments to the state planning policy likely to go ahead early this year. The proposed amendments will limit multi-unit development in medium density suburbs.

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big gains for sellers

Big gains for sellers in most profitable suburbs

Sunday, 28th Dec 2014, The Sunday Times

Which is Perth’s most profitable suburb? CoreLogic RP Data has unveiled the top 20 most profitable suburbs in the Perth metro area.

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property oscars

Property Oscars

Sunday, 21st Dec 2014, The Sunday Times

Which suburbs are the best of the best performers? The Sunday Times looks at the areas which have earned a ‘property oscar’ in 2014.

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wild west

The Wild West

Tuesday, 9th Dec 2014, Australian Property Investor

With vacancy rates on the rise in Perth, people need to be smarter in selecting a good investment property. API magazine looks at which areas are still offering up good investment opportunities.

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councils urged

Councils urged to increase infill

Monday, 10th Nov 2014, Business News

The state government has been praised for its commitment to planning reform, but local governments are being urged to get on board.

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achilles heel

Established stock an Achilles heel

Monday, 10th Nov 2014, Business News

Perth’s boom in new apartments construction may be causing a glut on the rentals side of the market.

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optimum investment

What would be your optimum investment property?

Sunday, 9th Nov 2014, The Sunday Times

“As property is a long-term investment, it’s wise to target properties that will make you money in the long term, not just in the short term. Capital growth is what makes you money in property. While we want to get an excellent rental return, it can’t be at the expense of a low-growth investment”, says Momentum Wealth managing director Damian Collins.

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