PEXA Property and Mortgage insights reports that buyers splashed out on Australian property, summing to a total of $688.7B. The value of sale settlements jumped nationally by $251.0B, being an increase of 57.3% on 2020.
Few key factors to consider…… Purchase price and affordability is a major factor when buying an investment property. Know whether your investment property will accumulate neutral or positive cashflow. Less income spent potentially allows for the property portfolio to build and grow faster. Location…..whether purchasing your investment property city base or regional, consider an area […]
Despite lockdowns, property market activities and prices continue to climb. Property listed are seeing record views with buyers moving fast in order to be successful. Buyer demand for property remains strong and is continuing to push prices higher. Investors are responsible for the growing demand, with First Home Buyers winding back.
The Reserve Bank has left the official interest rate at a record low of 0.1% for the eighth month running, after meeting on the 6th July 2021. While there is no change to the cash rate target, the RBA has signaled that a rise may still come a little earlier than first indicated.
The RBA is keeping interest rates at the historically low of 0.1%, noting that the housing market has strengthened. Growth to owner occupiers had picked up, and strong demand from first home buyers. Research from CoreLogic showed that home prices soared at the fastest rate in 32 years in March. The bank will continue to […]
Proposed changes to Stamp Duty, may provide freedom to choose paying Stamp Duty upfront or paying a smaller annual property tax. Removing the upfront Stamp Duty cost, removes thousands of dollars from the home purchase process making home ownership more achievable. This proposed change is only if purchasing. There is no change if you have […]
New research from Westpac reveals a quarter of first home buyers are considering buying both an investment property and an owner-occupier home. Westpac’s latest Home Ownership Report shows first home buyers (FHBs) are feeling more confident than ever about their prospects of home ownership. The report found 29 per cent of FHBs are considering buying […]
While it’s tempting to hold onto the family home because of the sentimental value, the reality is that it may be holding you back from a better lifestyle and a more comfortable financial situation. Downsizing could allow you to find a home that’s more appropriate to your lifestyle, while also freeing up time and money […]
As at 1st July 2017 the New South Wales government has made concessions for First Home Buyers of property purchases. Stamp duty on all homes to a value of $650,000 has been abolished Stamp duty relief has been offered on homes from $650,000 to $800,000 There is a $10,000 grant for builders of new […]