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“Now is the time to be strategic and secure that location you’ve always wanted” in Perth

August 2, 2018

Source: The Real Estate Conversation

Property prices in Perth have strengthened during the June 2018 quarter, according to fresh research from the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA).

Simon McGrath, principal of Abel McGrath in Perth told WILLIAMS MEDIA now is the time to “be strategic and make a commitment to securing a property in that location you’ve always wanted”, as data from the Real Estate Institute of Western…

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Home Buyers to follow miners

July 30, 2018

Source: Sunday Times 29th July 2018

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The one key thing that will make Perth investments accelerate

July 25, 2018

Source: Sasha Karen

Investors can find Western Australia a great place to invest in, and while the state is past the bottom of its cycle, there are still some things they need to navigate in order to make a smart property investment.

With the Western Australian economy predicted to be the fastest growing by 2020, investing into Western Australia may seem like a smart move.

Doron Peleg of RiskWise Property…

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WA property expected to rise as economy expected to be the ‘fastest growing’

July 24, 2018

Source: Sasha Karen

The Western Australian property market is expected to reap the benefits of a predicted improving economy and a rise in consumer confidence. Keen-eyed investors can get ready for this and make sure they’re not taken by surprise.

Research of Australia’s states and territories by the Commonwealth Bank has revealed Western Australia will have the fastest growing economy by 2020 with an expansion of 4 per cent, according to…

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“Relief for home buyers”: Perth house prices most affordable in Australia

July 20, 2018

Source: The Real Estate Conversation

Real estate in Perth is at its most affordable on record, as falling prices give first home buyers their best chance of stepping onto the property ladder, according to the Housing Industry Association (HIA).

Figures from the Housing Industry of Australia (HIA) Affordability Index show Perth is the most affordable of the nation’s capital cities.

In the June 2018 quarter, the Housing Industry…

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4 reasons to buy in a cool market

July 19, 2018

Source: The Real Estate Conversation

It’s a common mistake made by many first-time investors – delaying an acquisition due to a cooling market. So why can it be wise to buy in a downturn?

It’s widely known that property markets are cyclical and will experience ebbs and flows. However, when any given market experiences a slowdown, many investors, particularly novice investors, will defer buying a property because they’re deterred by…

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Housing markets and wage growth – were we better off 20 years ago?

Source: OpenAgent

It’s a great topic of conversation at many a backyard barbecue. At some point over the past year, you’ve probably found yourself chatting to your mates about the good old days. And for those who are trying to get a foothold in the midst of Australia’s current housing climate, the dialogue has probably been centred around housing affordability.

When it comes to the basic cost of living, many…

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WA property market tipped to lead the way in growth after slump to worst performing

July 16, 2018

Source: The West Australian

The WA property market is tipped to be one of the best in the country over the next two years but it could be at risk of higher interest rates and tighter lending standards.

Amid falling prices in the nation’s biggest markets, NAB analysts said yesterday that WA and Queensland would most likely “lead the country for capital growth” this year and next. .

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Ultra-rich looking to Australia

Source: The West Australian

Australia’s prime residential markets are moving at a different pace to its mainstream housing markets, according to Knight Frank’s Australian Prime Residential Review 2018.

The report defined prime property as the most desirable and expensive in a given location, making up the top five per cent of a given market by value.

Diverse key drivers influenced the differing rates of growth in prime…

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Market ripe for homebuyers

Source: The West Australian

With affordable prices and low interest rates combining to create ideal buying conditions for first homebuyers, the great Australian dream of home ownership is becoming a reality for an increasing number of people.

With more lifestyle-centric choice and variety in the market than ever before, Stockland WA General Manager Residential Col Dutton said it was a great time for people to buy their first…

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