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Good Time Business

Why hard times are good for business

I write a lot about the cycles of investment and the importance of playing the long game. Short-term thinking is what kills a lot of investors and stops people from ever becoming financially successful. And tough times are interesting times....
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The Rich Are Getting Richer in Australia | Latest research stats

It’s happening all around the world – the rich are getting richer. And it’s the same here in Australia where et wealth has grown strongly over the past decade, in part on the back of rising property values.  And the big...
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Property Finance

Why property investors develop financial freedom

Let’s be honest, most of us want to be rich and many of us are fascinated by those who already are. How did they do it? How can we do it too? The truth is wealthy people don’t do different...
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What We Can Learn From Australias Richest People

What we can learn from Australia’s richest people

It seems like Australia’s billionaires are getting richer while the rest of us struggle with record-low wage growth.  The recently released AFR Rich 200 list gives us some insight into what’s happening to the fortunes of Australia’s wealthiest individuals, and it...
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Negative Gearing

Impacts of Labor’s proposed negative gearing and CGT changes

Sydney and Melbourne’s house prices could slide by up to 9 per cent if  Labor gets into power and introduces its planned property tax changes. At our annual Wealth Retreat Conference over the weekend one of our guest speakers Doron Peleg, CEO of RiskWise Property Research and...
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Renovation

Land banking — the property development strategy of the pros

How many times have you driven past a property and said to yourself, “If only I had bought that property when it was for sale five years ago?” Who wouldn’t have bought more properties 10 years ago if they knew...
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Renovating

7 big insurance risks when renovating

There are big profits to be made when renovating. But, it’s not always smooth sailing for those trying to manufacture a profit through a property refresh. The lure of strong capital gains and higher rents for renovators is ever-present, but...
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Raising your child

Are you Raising Your Child to Sink or Soar? 10 Bad Habits That Will Sink Your Child

In a 2013 survey conducted by the Associated Press, they found that 80% of America’s adults struggle with joblessness, poverty, near-poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives.  While you may see yourself as good parents,...
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Will the stock market volatility cause house prices to fall?

How will the current volatility in the stock market cause our property markets to crash? You’d have to be living under a rock not to have heard that the global stock markets have recently experienced some of their biggest falls...
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Property Boom in 2018

2018 is going to be a boom year

I predict that 2018 is going to be a boom year! But before you start wondering what I’m “on”, let me explain… I believe this is going to be a boom year for fright! The media is at it again...
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