2019 has been quite the year for property investors, characterised for many by ongoing uncertainty. Starting the year in the grips of a major downturn, the outlook wasn’t good for landlords looking to capitalise on their investment properties. With prices and property values on a downward trajectory early on, it was a case of hold,…

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happy young people buy first property

A welcome spring surprise has provided property vendors with some pre-Christmas cheer as auction clearance rates edge higher. Good weather and great value have encouraged active buyers into the market. October’s last weekend of property auctions provided good news, with capital city auction clearance rates lifting, and many other parts of Australia, such as Brisbane…

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rentvestor

Getting a foot on the property ladder today has seemingly never been further away for cash-strapped and housing affordability-challenged Australians. Young and old alike are struggling to save enough; and when they accumulate sizeable savings they may find house prices have moved even higher, keeping the dream of owning their own property just out of…

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