Bridesmaids now catching bouquets

Sunday, 18th Sep 2016, The Sunday Times

Many of Perth’s new investment hotspots are “bridesmaid” suburbs – neighbours of more expensive postcodes – that are now benefiting from buyers who can’t afford the premium locations and are opting for the more affordable neighbouring suburbs.

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Suburb in transition

Thursday, 1st Sep 2016, Australian Property Investor

Willagee, just 15 km southwest of Perth’s CBD, has traditionally played ‘bridesmaid’ to its more prestigious neighbours. But the suburb has shaken off its state housing stigma and is now a desirable place to live.

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2016 Australian Broking Awards

Thursday, 1st Sep 2016, The Adviser

Momentum Wealth was honoured to be awarded as 2016 Office of the Year – Non-Franchise (5 or less brokers) at the recent Australian Broking Awards, making it two years in a row for this great accolade.

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Milking Yield

Wednesday, 31st Aug 2016, Australian Property Investor

As a general rule, it’s hard to find properties that offer equally high rental yield and capital growth. So in the current soft Perth property market, it’s understandable that investors are seeking yield over growth, but industry experts have a few warnings about this strategy.

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Pockets point to positive outlook

Sunday, 28th Aug 2016, The Sunday Times

There are signs the Perth market is starting to level out, with some suburbs recording sales figures more representative of a balanced market. One indicator is the average vendor discount – the difference between the asking and selling price – which is typically between 3 to 4 per cent in a balanced market.

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New Perth infrastructure not always silver bullet for house price growth

Wednesday, 24th Aug 2016, Wanneroo Times

With many major government-funded infrastructure projects happening around Perth the property market is likely to experience growth in general, but do houses in the immediate vicinity receive any benefit?

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Ways to minimise tax

Tuesday, 16th Aug 2016, Eastern Reporter

Tax deductions for property investors are widely known but rarely understood. This article explains a few ways to help reduce your tax bill.

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Invest where investment is made for long-term gain

Tuesday, 2nd Aug 2016, Stirling Times

With major redevelopments planned for some northern suburbs there has been increased investment interest in the area, but industry experts warn investors to follow the golden rule of “buy and hold”.

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Freo apartments holding their own

Sunday, 31st Jul 2016, The Sunday Times

New apartment stock and in-demand lifestyle options have helped Fremantle maintain its premium position despite the softer market.

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Four reasons to buy in a cool market

Wednesday, 27th Jul 2016, The Real Estate Conversation

Some of the smartest investors follow the well-known saying ‘buy straw hats in winter’; the same applies to property.

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