Ten Tips for Picking Property Hotspots in Australia

The biggest skill an investor can have is to know how to predict the market. Obviously no one has a crystal ball and no one can predict with 100% certainty what's going to happen, but there are ways to form an educated opinion. And let's face it, choosing an investment based on an educated opinion is better than taking a stab in the dark, which is what many investors do. So how can you predict the property market? The best way to make money in real estate is by investing in the hot spots. Tha...
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First Home Owner Grants not the answer

First Home Owner Grants are inadequate to address the barriers to home ownership, Adelaide Bank’s Damian Percy has stated. Loan Market COO Dean Rushton this week called for the $7,000 First Home Owner Grant to be increased, However, Percy, Adelaide's general manager of third party lending, has told Australian BrokerNews increasing the FHOG will do little to ease affordability concerns for first home buyers. "I’ve always considered it a mistake to attempt to address issues facing FHBs by pr...
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