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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Action call to future-proof Perth housing

Sunday, 10th Jul 2016, The Sunday Times

With Perth’s population set to double by 2050, WA property and planning experts say state and local governments have a lot of work to do around urban infill and higher-density living.

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Think laterally to find best returns

Saturday, 9th Jul 2016, Australian Financial Review

Savvy property investors in Sydney and Melbourne are looking beyond their home states to find better returns, as they become increasingly aware of the differences in each state market.

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Labor policy rethink needed to win majority government

Monday, 4th Jul 2016, Property Observer

Even though Labor made up a lot of ground in this year’s election, their primary vote is still the second lowest on record, and it’s clear they need to rethink some of their policies if they want to form a majority government in future elections.

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