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How To Put An Extra $190 In Your Pocket Every Fortnight

By Bradley Beer on 1 Aug 2014 No Comments

Many investors may not realise that they don’t have to wait all year to benefit from the deductions available to them. Instead, they can improve their cash flow throughout the year simply by nominating to use a Pay As You Go (PAYG) withholding variation. A PAYG withholding variation allows individuals to vary the amount of tax withheld ...

RP Data July Housing Market Results To Be Released Friday August 1

By CoreLogic RP Data on 31 Jul 2014 No Comments

After reporting a 1.4 per cent increase over the month of June, RP Data Rismark is set to report a further increase in capital city dwelling values when housing market results to the end of July are released on Friday. The preliminary results from RP Data’s daily index are showing a 1.6 per cent capital gain ...

Donvale: Understanding The Target Buyer When Selling Your Home

By Cate Bakos on 29 Jul 2014 No Comments

Usually my articles describe a purchase. Not only does this story not feature a purchase, but it doesn’t feature a sale either. I felt that it would be a good to highlight the importance of understanding the target buyer, and remembering that patience is so important when it comes to property ...

Melbourne Auction Results – July 28, 2014

By Peter Sarmas on 28 Jul 2014 No Comments

Property agents are anticipating a strong August as vendors try and beat the spring rush. This winter’s consistently strong Melbourne property auction clearance rate has set the tone for what’s expected to be a positive finish to the year. Building activity data released earlier this week by the ABS shows that the recent property boom in dwelling approvals ...

Melbourne Property Market Update – July 26, 2014

By Peter Sarmas on 26 Jul 2014 No Comments

Though the property market has slowed down due to the chilly weather, house prices have jumped in many of the capital cities. In fact national house prices grew 10 per cent over the financial year. In his weekly market commentary, Peter Sarmas considers how the property market performed during the June quarter ...

What Makes An Effective ‘For Lease’ Listing, And Why Landlords Should Browse Them

By Sharon Fox-Slater on 25 Jul 2014 No Comments

Like everyone else, tenants value their time – and personally inspecting rental properties is time-consuming. That means listings need to give them all the information they need to decide if the property is suitable before they hop in the car to take a look. And yet many listings fall short, to the disadvantage of the owners ...

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