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RBA chief Glenn Stevens flags concern about Australian economy: Six key takeouts from his speech

RBA governor Glenn Stevens has voiced concerns with the economy in a speech at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia’s annual dinner in Melbourne last night. by Cara Waters

The four top exit strategies for property investors

You should always begin with the end in mind, in other words your desired outcome. by Cam McLellan

Brisbane on the slippery slope to oversupply

A media release this week was positively gushing in its eulogy of the Brisbane inner city apartment market. by Terry Ryder

What are the property hotspots for 2015?

Making predictions about property hotspots is good sport, but it's not a property investment strategy. by Michael Yardney

ASIC commences proceedings against property promoter Park Trent Properties

Park Trent Properties Group Pty Ltd, known as Park Trent, is under scrutiny from ASIC. by Jennifer Duke

Sydney’s median asking price tips over $1 million mark: SQM Research

As of yesterday, Sydney’s median asking price has pushed past the $1 million benchmark by Jennifer Duke

Soaring Australian land values put paid to property bubble theories

The ABS released its System of National Accounts for 2014-14 a couple of weeks ago which contained some interesting data on aggregate Australian land values. by Pete Wargent

Five things smart property investors know

Just because you have taken the leap from homeowner to property investor, doesn’t mean your financial fortune is assured. by Michael Yardney

Admire Rakti or Fawkner, but no RBA Cup Day movement: Westpac's Bill Evans

Flemington isn't the only location with a important meet scheduled for Tuesday 4 November; The Reserve Bank Board will also assemble to discuss any potential movements in the official cash rate. by Jonathan Chancellor

More home owners taking out risky interest-only loans: Moodys

The latest Structured Thinking Asia Pacific report from Moodys has pointed to the increased number of Australian owner occupier home buyers taking out interest only mortgages and the risks inherent in this decision. by Jennifer Duke

Hot air can’t bust a housing bubble that doesn’t exist

If I’ve read one story about a possible housing bust in Australia, I’ve read a hundred. by Michael Yardney

NAB misleading home loan rates in ASIC spotlight

National Australia Bank (NAB) is set to run advertisements that will correct their claims about home loan rates, after ASIC started a crackdown on false and misleading promotions in financial services. by Jennifer Duke

Here’s why Australians are once again the wealthiest people in the world

Australians have once again topped the list as the world's wealthiest people in a Credit Suisse global wealth report. by Michael Yardney

Bricks and mortar are a safe bet for investors

A question I have been asked on more than a few occasions: What are some of the real game changers that I have seen in my time selling real estate? by Robert Simeon

Aggressive bidding, not $250 bids, are needed to take auction control

I live tweeted a Coburg North auction last weekend. Bidding slowed down to increments of $250 – a strategy that was a costly mistake for the buyer. by Josh Rowe

The Block shocks – the reality of property renovations

What did we learn from the most recent season of The Block? Well, as I'm sure you all know, reality TV is not about real life. by Michael Yardney

15 steps to avoid property fraud: Office of Regulatory Services

Property fraud is one of the worst nightmares of home owners, with recent reports of unidentified third parties attempting to sell other peoples’ homes while the owner is abroad. by Jennifer Duke

What The Block’s results mean for the property market

Tasmanian brothers Simon and Shannon Vos took out the $100,000 prize at the auctions of The Block Glasshouse. by Jessie Richardson

Five lessons property investors can learn from farmers

Like farmers, smart property investors understand they must nurture and grow their portfolio. by Michael Yardney

Seven ways to improve your investment analysis

It is quite sad to see what gets promoted as 'investment' advice in the property space these days. by MICHAEL MATUSIK
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