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Careful mixing home making and investing

Careful mixing home making and investing

As much as society romanticises the first home purchase, ‘getting on the ladder’ is always the dominant motivation for buying that first property. Behind the Australian dream there is usually a pragmatic calculation by the first time buyer that it’s time to start the process of building equity.

Slow data

Slow data

I’m on a low data diet this year. I’m cutting down on my consumption of house price indices, I’m saying no to an extra serve of building approvals numbers and I’m not digging into the latest affordability metric.

What to do about speeding Sydney?

What to do about speeding Sydney?

Sydney is the home of the Reserve Bank. From their prime location on Martin Place, the economic boffins ponder the pecuniary particulars of Australians across our large nation. But it is the property ...

Stock analyst'€s lesson for property investors

Stock analyst'€s lesson for property investors

We property types tend to see ourselves as a breed apart from professionals of other investment asset classes. We inhabit a domain of bricks and mortar, auctions as street theatre and home sweet home. ...

Understanding discretionary sellers

Understanding discretionary sellers

Death, debt and divorce are three major drivers of property listings. Unhappy events for those involved, but manna from heaven for estate agents in their eternal quest for listings.

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