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Melbourne Auction Results – 14th December 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 13 Dec 2015 No Comments

Sydney wins the first prize for being the most expensive city in Australia to pay off a mortgage! In this week’s market wrap we look at what your earning capacity needs to be to comfortably service a home loan in Melbourne and Sydney. We also find out why we are one of the most indebted nations on the planet. ...

Melbourne Property Market Update – December 12th, 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 13 Dec 2015 No Comments

Would you consider buying a townhouse or an apartment in the suburbs? In this week’s property market update we talk about how residents are opting for a smaller footprint, less maintenance and location, location, location. We also look at the impact that the cost of stamp duty is having on household finances. ...

Capital City Rental Growth Lowest On Record Over The Past Twelve Months

By CoreLogic RP Data on 8 Dec 2015 No Comments

What are the major contributing factors to the slowing national rental growth in Australia? Cameron Kusher of CoreLogic RP Data reports on capital city rental data. We find out the dwelling rental rates across the combined capital cities and why the results point to a broad trend of weakening rental growth. ...

Mum Brain – Bub Brain

By Trevor Chetcuti on 7 Dec 2015 No Comments

A healthy, well balanced adult is derived from a child who was given the best opportunities in young life. The best opportunities aren’t necessarily derived from the best schools or the best education, but the best role models. Trevor Chetcuti of Spinewise Health and Performance talks about the effects of lifestyle on the developing child. ...

Melbourne Auction Results – December 7th, 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 6 Dec 2015 No Comments

Has the heat gone out of Melbourne’s property market? Quality suburbs are experiencing some ugly results with agents reporting low clearance rates, some at 50%. One agent describing the market at the moment as a “feast or famine” situation. Peter Sarmas reports on current buying and selling conditions. ...

Melbourne Property Market Update – December 5th, 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 5 Dec 2015 No Comments

Do you have a spare room in a sought after suburb? In this week’s property market update we learn that rental affordability issues are turning an increasing number of people to share accommodation. We also talk about the lack of planning by local governments or planning agencies for alternative housing and living needs for the elderly. ...

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