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How to Run Your Property Investment Like a Business

By Peter Sarmas on 25 Jul 2013 2 Comments

Actively managing your investment portfolio is vital to the success of any positive investment return. However, this may not be as straightforward as it sounds. A clever way to approach your investment is to treat it like a business. As in any workplace, a great team will produce great results ...

5 Tips On What to Look for When Buying a Green Home

By Danielle King on 24 Jul 2013 No Comments

With the rise of energy costs an overall increase in environmental awareness, more and more people are turning to energy efficient and “green” homes – and it’s a trend that doesn’t appear to be going anywhere soon. Different homes have features that have the potential to dramatically reduce your impact on the environment ...

Let’s Play Property Darts!

By Pete Wargent on 23 Jul 2013 No Comments

So many unlikely parts of Australia have been tipped as potentially hot regions for property price capital growth over the years that it does sometimes feel like those tipping them are throwing darts at a map of Australia blindfolded ...

Enchanting Yarraville

By Cate Bakos on 23 Jul 2013 No Comments

This might seem a strange title, particularly considering the stigma this patch held in Melbourne for all those decades. From the industrial 50s to Westgate Bridge construction in the 70s, Yarraville hasn't been tightly held forever. What has changed in this exciting little locale is... well, everything ...

How Much Can I Afford When Buying a House?

By Peter Sarmas on 22 Jul 2013 No Comments

The first step in the home buying process is finding out how much you can afford to spend. This will vary depending on a number of factors, including your lifestyle needs and your individual financial situation. A good place to start when figuring out how much you can afford to put towards a house is your annual income ...

Why Are Melbourne Median Prices Different Between Data Providers?

By Catherine Cashmore on 22 Jul 2013 No Comments

The REIV have released their June quarterly statistics, which show a seasonally adjusted 2.4 per cent rise in the median house price. This takes Melbourne’s median house price from a revised $549,000 in the March quarter to $562,000 for the June quarter. The median unit price also showed a similar increase ...

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