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Not enough apartments in Sydney!

In 2016, Melbourne and Brisbane CBDs saw new records set for the number of apartments under construction. Melbourne CBD has 18,000 apartments currently under construction, which is more than 10 times the average annual rate. Sydney CBD also saw a large number of projects start construction, however numbers are still lower than both Melbourne and […]

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Sydney Market Update!

The Sydney market finished the month as the most expensive capital city with a median dwelling price $800,000. The Sydney property market continued as the stand out based on annual capital gains, recording the largest year-on-year increase; dwelling values are now 10.6% higher over the past 12 months. This also points to higher demand for […]

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Simple Ways to Offset Finance

Once you have bought your home, there are ways that you can minimise the interest you pay over the life of the loan.This can include making additional lump payments or repaying the loan fortnightly instead of monthly.One of the most popular ways, however, is to establish a mortgage offset account, which will reduce the interest […]

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What’s the next move for the “RBA”?

Interest rates set to drop! What does this mean for the Real Estate Market? Most economists believe the Reserve Bank will cut the cash rate again on the first Tuesday of March, but that it is likely to be a tough call. Last month the Reserve Bank cut the key rate to an historic low […]

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A ‘once in a generation’ opportunity for Sydney

Sydney will soon be home to new world-class convention, exhibition and entertainment facilities that combines innovative technology, the overwhelming natural beauty of Sydney Harbour and the vibrant Sydney community. The development will ensure that Australia’s global city remains the first choice in Asia Pacific for international and domestic business events, conferences and exhibitions, generating significant […]

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What awaits in 2015?

Talk amongst the big four banks of an expectation of one or two more official rate cuts next year will directly impact the market. It’s important to remember that rate cuts indicate a slowing economy, so you need to be careful with major financial decisions. If you are very secure in your employment then further reduced rates will provide an exceptional opportunity to invest and/or pay down debt.

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Sydney Market Remains Firm

Buyer demand continues to be strong at the Oaks Property Sales as the Christmas holidays fast approach. Investors are still on the lookout to purchase a prudent investment whilst interest rates remain low.

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Interest Rates

  Interest rates are one of the most important factors affecting the residential real estate market. When rates rise, the amount borrowers can afford to pay for a property falls and if rates rise too high, owners with a large mortgage may be forced to sell. Right now we have the opposite scenario, with rates […]

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Interest Rates

  Interest rates are one of the most important factors affecting the residential real estate market. When rates rise, the amount borrowers can afford to pay for a property falls and if rates rise too high, owners with a large mortgage may be forced to sell. Right now we have the opposite scenario, with rates […]

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Selling your property? The right time is now!

Why Sell Property Now Over the past year, stock for sale levels have dropped by a massive 17 per cent in Sydney. In fact, in the last month alone, stock has fallen 2.1 per cent. So what does this mean for you, the property owner? It indicates that finally, the Sydney Housing Market is on […]

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