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ABC 774 Saturday mornings wiith Hilary

ABC 774 Saturday mornings wiith Hilary

Many thanks for all the insightful questions on Hilary Harper's Saturday Breakfast Show. You can hear a recording of the segment at the ABC website blog: http://tinyurl.com/3p8kejq The link also contains 5 questions property sellers should ask an estate agent before engaging them to sell their home or investment property. Photo: tungphoto

Will international turmoil impact Australian property?

Will international turmoil impact Australian property?

Do you enjoy white knuckle rides?  I hope so, because in recent weeks we’ve all been subjected to the high-stakes brinkmanship of the US and EU debt crisis and the accompanying gyrations in Australian and international stock markets, and it has not been for the faint-hearted. Despite the Australian economy’s relatively low exposure to problems in the US and Europe, our stock market has not been spared...

Why 3 out of 4 houses on The Block were passed in

Why 3 out of 4 houses on The Block were passed in

The Block may have been a ratings winner for Channel Nine, but with 3 out of the 4 properties auctioned at the weekend passed in, there were tough lessons for anyone thinking of buying and renovating property. Why were the results so disappointing? To begin with, by paying $3.6 million to secure four properties in a row in Richmond, Channel Nine almost certainly paid a substantial premium...

Property prices defy dire predictions as ABS confirms stable prices

Property prices defy dire predictions as ABS confirms stable prices

This morning’s release by the Australian Bureau of Statistics of its Capital Cities House Price Indexes for the June quarter is further evidence that the dire predictions of a rout in property prices in 2011 has not occurred, according to Monique Sasson Wakelin, managing director of property investment advisors Wakelin Property Advisory. “Taking the capital cities together, property prices have fallen just 1.9 per cent over the last 12 months,” said Ms Wakelin...

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