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The March 2011 quarter Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the housing group, increased 1.3 per cent, compared to the all groups increase of 1.6 per cent. These figures increased 4.8 per cent and 3.3 per cent respectively over the twelve month period. Whilst the housing group is up from the 0.6 per cent level of […]

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Online searches for property in Australia have more than doubled over the last two months as increasing numbers of Brits head to the web to search for property in warmer climates.According to research from a leading overseas property website, searches for Property In Australia increased by a staggering 114 per cent whilst searches for New […]

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National Australia Bank Ltd. (NAB), the nation’s fourth-largest lender, bought a 35 percent stake in William Mack’s Area Property Partners as the U.S. firm seeks funding to expand its global real estate investments. Mack, chairman of New York-based Area, and Lee Neibart, chief executive officer, will remain in charge of all investment decisions, the real […]

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At Google one of our key philosophies is to take risks and to experiment. To that end, in July 2009 we announced the ability to find property for sale or rent directly on Google Maps. This is one of the “search options” next to the search box on Google Maps, and is currently available in […]

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Real Estate Report – 24/01/11

This week begin a new series looking at suburbs with the highest increase in median selling prices in 2010, with a focus on two suburbs in South Australia. And in our tax tip we look at how to claim a capital gain or capital loss on property destroyed by bushfires and other natural disasters. News […]

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Hottest spots to buy real estate in 2011

NEWS.COM.AU’S guide to Australia’s 2011 property hotspots. New South WalesIn keeping with the buzz over middle-ring suburbs (10km or more from capital cities), RP DATA has picked Strathfield, Sydenham and Berala in Sydney’s west as its bargain hunter gold mines. Berala, 17km west of Sydney’s CBD, tops the list. Median house prices are a relatively […]

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CoreLogic, a data aggregator, said Tuesday that it has struck an agreement to buy an Australian company called RP Data Ltd.CoreLogic collects data on such varied topics as mortgage applications, criminal cases, payday lending and tax records and sells that data and its services to businesses and the government. The company valued its deal for […]

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Falling house prices and the way Australians buy and sell property could be the feature of the Australian housing market for 2011 according experts and new statistics. Australian property prices dropped by 0.2% in November after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to raise interest rates. The Australian property market has seen steady house […]

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By real estate investment we mean investing money into property i.e. buying property at a low price and selling it at a higher price so as to make a profit out of it. So the most important part of good real estate investment is to get hold of such properties which can give you good […]

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Big real estate trusts look to growth

MERGERS and acquisitions will dominate the real estate investment trust sector in the coming year, as the strong players get bigger at the expense of the smaller trusts, according to a report from the corporate advisory firm PKF.This comes as investors in the ING Real Estate stable of trusts keenly await the conclusion of proposed […]

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