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Monthly Archive for March, 2012

Serious property investors who have already devised an investment strategy will already understand the differences between high cash flow and high capital growth properties. For first time buyers however, it might not be so clear. According to Smart Property Investment magazine, cash flow properties generally return a high rental yield of around 6-10%. In contrast, […]

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The Power of the Internet

These days it’s hard to imagine life without the internet. Many of us have become extremely comfortable with surfing the net and buying online. It’s fun and it’s fast. And just about anything is available online, from clothes to holidays, antique furniture to the latest computer software – it’s all there, just a couple of […]

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Don’t let property management language confuse you. We have compiled a list of the most commonly used terms and their definitions. Tenancy Databases – contain information about the renting history of certain tenants. A landlord or estate agent can pay a membership fee to access a database when choosing a tenant. As a member, they […]

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RBA Leaves Rates On Hold

The board of the Reserve Bank of Australia has left the official cash rate at 4.25 percent for the second month in a row. The move was widely expected with inflation at the bottom of the RBA’s target band of 2-3 percent and global economic conditions improving. However, the news may not be met with […]

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Overseas Property Prices

With so much attention focused on the local property market at the moment, let’s take a glimpse at some international house prices. According to the Global Property Guide, the top of the real estate price list is dominated by the world’s heavy weights. These include London, New York, Paris and Rome, ranging in price from […]

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