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A gold mine in your own backyard

A gold mine in your own backyard
Date: 31 August 2015

No longer just for grannies

Increasing property and rental prices have forced many Australians to start looking for alternative living arrangements. This has caused a surge in demand for secondary dwellings or granny flats.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: bmt, granny flat, secondary dwellings, tax depreciation

Where will the biggest population growth be in Australia?

Where will the biggest population growth be in Australia?
Date: 28 August 2015

The latest State of Australian Cities 2014-15 report charts which cities are estimated to have the most people living in them by 2061. How does this impact real estate?

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: brisbane, capital cities, infrastructure, melbourne, perth, population, population growth, property market, sydney

Australian expats are fuelling the real estate market

Australian expats are fuelling the real estate market
Date: 25 August 2015

In the wake of the global financial crisis a few years ago, many Australians invested in property in the United States. Cities such as Atlanta, Florida and Las Vegas were common zones for purchasing real estate, reports the Australian Financial Review.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: australian expats, economy, expats, property market

What are the latest green trends in housing?

What are the latest green trends in housing?
Date: 20 August 2015

Several trends are emerging with regard to an interest in buying 'green' homes that have solar panels or geo-exchange pumps.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: climate change, economical, economy, emissions, energy, environment, green, housing, invest, solar, sustainable

Six capital gains and depreciation facts for property investors

Date: 16 August 2015

One question investors often ask about claiming depreciation on a rental property is ‘how will these claims affect Capital Gains Tax (CGT) when the property is sold?’

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