WA real estate industry recognises excellence

Thursday, 6th Oct 2016,

At the recent 2016 REIWA Awards for Excellence, Momentum Wealth was named Large Residential Agency of the Year, and team member Kent Cliffe was named Buyer’s Agent of the Year. It was the third consecutive win for each of the awards, earning both Kent and Momentum Wealth a place in the REIWA Hall of Fame.

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6 tips for refinancing to invest sooner

Thursday, 29th Sep 2016, Smart Property Investment

You could be sitting on an equity goldmine without even realising. Utilising the equity in your home is one of the easiest and quickest ways to buy an investment property. If you’re thinking about refinancing, here are six tips you need to know before taking the plunge.

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Selective focus, apartments projects drive Momentum

Monday, 26th Sep 2016, Business News

Momentum Wealth managing director Damian Collins speaks to Business News about the Silk Oak Fund, a new development syndicate for a boutique apartment project in Highgate.

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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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