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ABS Statistics Reveal Impact of Investors on Rents

ABS Statistics Reveal Impact of Investors on Rents
Date: 13 May 2016

Australian Bureau of Statistics housing figures released this week provide evidence that investor activity and current negative gearing tax arrangements keep rents lower than they would otherwise be says First National Real Estate chief executive, Ray Ellis.

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Negative Gearing: War of Experts Risks Bigger Picture

Negative Gearing: War of Experts Risks Bigger Picture
Date: 26 April 2016

With both major parties having outlined their policies on negative gearing and capital gains tax, it’s important not to lose sight of the bigger picture as the ‘war of the experts’ begins says First National Real Estate chief executive, Ray Ellis.

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John Howard OM AC to provide First National Convention keynote in Cairns

John Howard OM AC to provide First National Convention keynote in Cairns
Date: 13 April 2016

Australasia’s largest independent real estate network, First National Real Estate, today announced that former Prime Minister John Howard OM AC will deliver the keynote address at its 2016 National Convention, which will be hosted at the Hilton Cairns this May. 

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Property investment underpins economic stability

Property investment underpins economic stability
Date: 17 March 2016

As the complicated debate about negative gearing and capital gains tax continues amongst politicians, one certainty about real estate investment is that it plays a major role in consumer confidence and economic stability, according to First National Real Estate’s chief executive, Ray Ellis.

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How to help your children up the property ladder

How to help your children up the property ladder
Date: 22 February 2016

First home buyers may struggle to get a foot on the property ladder. If your kids are struggling, see how you can help give them a hand.

Read more Filed under: Media / National News Tags: buy, buying, deposit, first home buyers, first time buyers, invest, market
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