Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision
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:
Distressed properties can provide an excellent source of instant equity, through the purchase of a property at a price below the deemed market value.
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.
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.
Australian house prices officially grew by 13.5% over the past 12 months, making it the biggest annual gain we’ve seen since 2004.
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.
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.
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...
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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.
House prices across the country have continued to boom in May, with the latest data showing values increased by 2.2% and 10.6% annually.
International economic development Members commenced their discussion of international economic developments by noting that the global outlook had improved, and risks had become more balanced, because of progress in vaccinations and the provision of additional fiscal support. Growth in the global economy was expected to rebound solidly in both the current and the following year. Even so, the global recovery remained uneven. Output remained well below pre-pandemic levels in a number of countries because of recurring outbreaks of COVID-19, and in some emerging market economies, where financial conditions had tightened, there was limited scope for ongoing large-scale fiscal support. The level of output was expected to remain below its pre-pandemic trajectory in many economies over the forecast period, with the United States and China notable exceptions.
It was said to be one of the most important budgets in Australia’s history, but as is often the case, there wasn’t a lot on offer for property investors. However, as we’ve seen over the past 12 months, there continues to be a large focus on helping first home buyers get into the property market.
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.