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Cash Rate On Hold at 0.10%

Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision  

Red Flags to Look Out For in a Potential Property

When buying a home or an investment property, it can be very easy to get caught up on everything you love about a home or unit and forget to look at some of the potential issues. In many cases, some of the major problems are not always obvious, and it’s important to get an idea of what you need to look out for before you begin searching.

Property Investment Strategies - Capital Growth

There is no way to guarantee that the property you buy will increase in value, but in order to increase your chances, you need to carry out detailed research on the property you are interested in and the suburb it resides in.

Australian Suburbs With Most Distressed Properties

Distressed properties can provide an excellent source of instant equity, through the purchase of a property at a price below the deemed market value.

Australia's Best Subdivision Suburbs

Subdividing a property is an efficient way of boosting your rental income and creating equity. This strategy also provides owners with options such as selling, holding or a combination of the two.  To help you find a property with the opportunity to be subdivided, we have compiled a list of Australia's suburbs with the highest amount of subdivision properties. This infographic shows the percentage of total distressed listings on the market by dwelling type and number of bedrooms.

Australia's Top Yielding Suburbs

Properties which have a positive cash flow are a great benefit to investors as they can assist in creating an extra source of income (pre-tax). These properties cover the costs of holding and maintenance, and allow the extra rent paid to become additional income for you to enjoy.

Australia's Best Renovation Suburbs

Renovating a property is an excellent way to increase its market value, it creates the opportunity to improve both cash flow and capital growth for the owner. Finding the right property that is ripe and ready for renovation can be a difficult first step on a renovating journey. To help your search, we have compiled a list of Australia's best renovation suburbs. This infographic shows the percentage of total renovation listings on the market by dwelling type and number of bedrooms.

House Prices Surge 16.1% in 12 Months

House prices across the country have increased by 16.1% over the past 12 months, making it the strongest property market we’ve seen since 2004.

What is Percentage of Vendor Discounting?

Understanding the level of vendor discounting in an area is important as it can help you determine the level of demand for property in the area.

Benefits of Auctioning Your Property

When the time comes to sell your property, most vendors are hoping to achieve the very best price. While some sellers might be looking for a quick sale for any number of reasons, if you’re wanting to maximise the sale price, the most effective way to do it is often by taking your property to auction. There are a number of benefits to auctioning your property:

Australian Property Prices Grow at the Fastest Rate Since 2004

Australian house prices officially grew by 13.5% over the past 12 months, making it the biggest annual gain we’ve seen since 2004.

What is the Best Investment Choice - House or Unit?

When it comes to investing in real estate, there are a number of tough decisions which need to be made. Like all decisions, each option will come with its own advantages and disadvantages. One of the biggest decisions you will make as an investor, is choosing whether the type of property you want to invest in: a house, or a unit, or perhaps even a townhouse.

Strategies to Start Investing in Property With Little or No Money

Investing in property is a great way to build wealth.  However, there can be some drawbacks when getting started as both money and the ability to borrow are needed.

Inspiring Real Estate Quotes

While some make it look easy, getting into the property market can be an incredibly daunting task. To remind you of the benefits of purchasing real estate, and get you feeling excited about your potential purchase, we have compiled a list of inspiring quotes from some of the best in the business...

Minutes of the Monetary Policy Meeting of the Reserve Bank Board

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