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A new government and strong outlook for property

We now have a new government and property is starting to become a lot more favourable. We are seeing positive stories about property prices in the media and it is not hard to see why. The next wave of the

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Positive vs negative gearing, which strategy is right for you?

When considering an investment property the aim is to generate a return in the form of income, a capital gain or a combination of the two. You may find that some investment properties may initially have a low income but

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Don’t hold off on buying real estate, buy real estate and hold

Property investment has often been thought of as hard to achieve by everyday Australians, but right now with interest rates low, bargain priced property and excellent rental yields being achieved in some areas property investment it is well and truly

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2013…. the year of the property recovery

There has been no end of disappointing news for property markets across the country, but things are starting to change. We examine that data that is showing that 2013 is sure to be the start of a great recovery and

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Spring Newsletter

Our latest newsletter which contains information on property investment such as: to fix or not to fix interest rates, area focus on Mackay, NRAS and more.

The Secret to Good Investing? Making a Plan!

Whether you’re a seasoned property investor or yet to purchase your first home, there is no time like the present to take stock of your finances and re-evaluate your spending, saving and investment strategies. In order to do any of

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New v Established Homes

The age old debate of whether to purchase a new or established home is one that has troubled property investors for many years. At Real Estate Investor, we nearly always suggest purchasing new as we believe the tax ramifications and

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Focus on…Mackay

Latitude: 21.14303 Longitude: 149.183307 The mining port of Mackay has been one of Queensland’s most resilient markets in the wake of the GFC, with low vacancy rates now driving yields and growth again. Properties in the $500,000-plus range have seen

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What Exactly is NRAS?

The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is a federal government-backed program designed to provide 50,000 affordable rental properties by 2014. It is not a public housing program, but rather a tax incentive to induce more private investment in the lower

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