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Wakelin Property Advisory’s expert commentary is sought after by a broad range of media outlets, to provide insight and advice on property investment issues and trends.

Look before you leap at first home buyer incentives

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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An expedient purchase prompted by fear of missing out on government sweeteners may fast-track property ownership now but act as an asset albatross in the years ahead. Read article
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Investment strategy moves as market softens

Australian Property Investor Magazine
Contributor: Jarrod McCabe
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Many property owners will be looking to consolidate after surging prices over the last two years and impending interest rate rises. But for others, the softening market may offer great…
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How build to rent overlaps with your property investments

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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With more than 25,500 apartments in the pipeline in the next five years, it’s worth looking at how the typical Australian property investor could be affected. Read article
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How property investors can navigate an uncertain 2022

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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Ensuring your operational management plans are robust and your long-term investment strategy remains consistent will stand you in good stead.

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How some real estate agents hoodwink vendors

Australian Property Investor Magazine
Contributor: Jarrod McCabe
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Real estate agents came under renewed fire in 2021 as the perennial issue of underquoting reared its head again. Many buyers felt they were being misled by agents capitalising on frenzied demand and fear of missing out (FOMO), as prices surged across the country. 

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Preparation for Buying in 2022

Guest: Jarrod McCabe
The Elephant in the Room Property Podcast
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Jarrod McCabe is a guest on The Elephant in the Room Property Podcast to discuss the outlook of the Melbourne property market in 2022.

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Summer strategies for property market

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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Off-market transactions continue to offer opportunities for those in the know – particularly this season.

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Property prices may have peaked

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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Predictions of earlier than anticipated interest rate rises, tightened lending restrictions and increasing supply, have led to creeping negative sentiment surrounding Australia’s residential property market. Read Richard’s full article. Read article
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What to do when a developer knocks on your door

Australian Property Investor Magazine
Contributor: Jarrod McCabe
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A shortage of inner suburban land for sale over the last 18 months amid surging homeowner and investor demand means property developers have had fewer options to choose from when…
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How much to spend on your renovation

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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There’s a fine line between adding value and overcapitalising – here’s how to work it out. Read article
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When is the best time to buy a house?

Canstar.com.au
Contributor: Jarrod McCabe
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The best time to buy property hinges on a number of factors driven by personal, financial and market circumstances, as Jarrod McCabe explains. Read article
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Property Open for Inspections in Melbourne during Lockdowns

ABC Radio - Drive with Rafael Epstein
Guest: Jarrod McCabe
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Melbourne experienced some of the longest lockdowns in the world during 2020 and 2021.  Some vendors determined to sell their properties despite the restrictions, were rumoured to have left a…
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Insider tips for property’s new era

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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Which COVID-19 trends are likely to stay, and which ones will fade away? Living with COVID-19 is going to take a different mindset across all forms of life – including…
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How to prepare for a post-delta property market

Australian Financial Review
Contributor: Richard Wakelin
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While market activity has been curtailed by lockdowns around much of the country, would-be buyers can take advantage of the lull in transactions to make sure they are well-prepared to act once…
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