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10 Factors Affecting Our Property Markets Over The Last Decade

A lot can happen in 10 years. Last week I wrote the first in a series of 3 articles on the biggest changes in property over the last decade and explained how the economy, market forces and our property markets...
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Should your first property purchase be an investment?

The dream of owning your own “castle” has changed a little, with many first homebuyers today buying an investment property before they buy a home In fact, a Mortgage Choice’s investor survey last year revealed 36.6 per cent of investors...
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What you need to know before buying a residential property

Before you buy a home, you should be aware of a range of issues that may affect that property and impose restrictions or obligations on you, if you buy it. Consumer Affairs Victoria has created a checklist to help you...
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How negative gearing makes it cheaper to be a renting investor

Should you buy, rent or do both? More first home buyers are renting where they want to live and investing where they can afford to pay and are better off financially becuase of the benefits of negative gearing writes… Adrian...
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Is this the end of foreign investors buying Australian property?

Is this the end of foreign investors buying Australian property? Sydney largest property developer, Meriton’s Harry Triguboff, estimates that in the last month or so Chinese buying has halved. And with Chinese and other Asian buyers buying over 80% of...
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How Financially Savvy are Gen Y compared to Baby Boomers?

Are you a member of Generation Y – the group of 20 and 30-something Australians? If so, you’re probably accustomed to copping the collective labels of “spoilt” and “extravagant”. But does your financial behaviour bear this out? Or are you...
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10 things you must stop doing if you want to be happy

Over the the 10 years I’ve been running my Mentorship Program  I’ve been fortunate enough to work with some very successful property investors, business people and entrepreneurs. And of course I’ve worked with some who’ve not achieved anywhere near the...
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15 ways rich people think differently

The rich think differently to the average person according to Steve Siebold, the author of How Rich People Think. If you’ve been reading my blogs you’ll know I’ve often said successful property investors think differently to the average investor. Anyway…...
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10 Reasons your investments could be doing badly

10 Reasons your investments could be doing badly

A recent article in BRW quoted the smart folks over at Magellan Financial Group who have raked over the psychology of investing to come up with some helpful pointers on why investors often get it wrong and what they need to...
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