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Melbourne Property Market Update – July 6, 2013

By Peter Sarmas on 6 Jul 2013 No Comments

Home renovation fever has been strong in Australia this week. The Block Sky High and House Rules both rocketed ahead in the ratings during their final renovation episodes. The contestants have selected the real estate agents who will be representing them ...

House Rules Winners Crowned

By Emily Tatti on 5 Jul 2013 No Comments

Though it had a poor start in the ratings, new home reno show House Rules turned into appointment television for 1.8 million viewers by its final episode, closing in on Channel 9 rival The Block Sky High. The competition was a gruelling one for the six rival teams ...

Melbourne Property Values Rise in June, But Forecasts Remain Cautious

By Peter Sarmas on 4 Jul 2013 No Comments

The rise in Melbourne property values in June was underpinned by low mortgage rates, according to RP-Data Rismark’s latest Hedonic Home Value Index. The report revealed that Melbourne dwellings jumped 2.3 per cent for the month - the nation’s second highest growth ...

Which Agents Will Sell The Block Sky High?

By Peter Sarmas on 4 Jul 2013 2 Comments

Hit renovation-reality show The Block has announced its South Melbourne “Sky High” auctions will take place on Saturday July 27. After the final renovation episode attracted a whopping 1.174 million viewers, we can expect the inspections to bring in masses of fans ...

Helpful Hints for Property Investors For The New Financial Year

By Peter Sarmas on 3 Jul 2013 No Comments

With the new financial year upon us, it’s time for property investors to get organised. Here are a few last minute hints that could earn you some extra cash back in your tax return. A depreciation schedule could earn you big tax benefits ...

Will Property Prices Appreciate at 10 per cent Per Annum?

By Pete Wargent on 2 Jul 2013 No Comments

I was surprised to learn that reputable buyer’s agents are still promoting the idea that property prices will appreciate at 10 per cent per annum at their seminars and home-buying shows. It seems that sometimes people almost want to hear that prices will boom interminably ...

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