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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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How does construction support affordability?

How does construction support affordability?
Date: 13 August 2015

It's hard to ignore the rapid rate at which homes have been popping up around the country. Construction has been a bright spot in real estate in Australia for some time, with a steady stream of properties helping to support confidence, jobs and keep the economic wheels spinning. Not only that, but it creates opportunities to buy a house. 

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: affordability, build, construction, growth, may

Landlords blind to the benefits of pets

Landlords blind to the benefits of pets
Date: 12 August 2015

First National Real Estate chief executive Ray Ellis says that with record low rental yields nationally, property investors should open their eyes to the benefits of renting their investment properties to tenants with pets that have good references. 

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: ellis, estate, first, landlords, national, pets, ray, real, renting, yields
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