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QLD Excerpt From The 2020 January Market Report

By Jacqueline So Where Queensland is concerned, investors have found greater success in looking beyond the metro, and as 2019 comes to a close it seems this trend will continue as the Bundaberg region is producing some strong rental markets.“ The recent CoreLogic Top Rental Performers Report had four Bundaberg suburbs in its best-performing suburbs in Australia, as ranked on gross rental yield (per annum). They were Kepnock and

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Optimistic Year Ahead For New Home Sales

By Gerv Tacadena The housing market can look forward to an “optimistic” year ahead after the new home building industry recorded a growth in sales, according to the latest market report by the Housing Industry Association (HIA). Over the last three months to November 2019, the sales of private detached homes were 2.8% higher than in the previous quarter. This came after nearly two

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Brisbane house price growth to ‘accelerate’ 19pc in next 3yrs

Elizabeth Tilley 08 SEP 2019 BRISBANE is on the cusp of a mini boom with house prices set to “accelerate” over the next three years — outperforming every other capital city, a leading industry player predicts. In its Australian Housing Outlook 2019-2022, released today, QBE forecasts median house price growth in the Queensland capital to average 6.4 per cent per annum over the next

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Queensland is Australia’s next big housing hotspot

QUEENSLAND’S housing market is tipped to lead the country for capital growth in the next two years while prices in NSW and Victoria continue to slide, according to a survey of hundreds of property professionals. The latest National Australia Bank (NAB) quarterly survey of 300 respondents reveals the industry expects house prices in Queensland to increase by 0.7 per cent in the next year

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Most first home buyers are clueless about buying process

  While roughly half of first home buyer respondents claimed to have a clear understanding of the buying process, 61% failed the basic property buying literacy quiz included in the survey. Most first home buyers did not understand lenders’ mortgage insurance (LMI) as 88% were unaware that it covers lenders and not borrowers. LMI is usually paid for by borrowers who borrow more than

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Most millennials are saving for their first property, new research shows

This two-bed, two-bath, one car apartment for $440,000 is perfect for a first home buyer. An increasing amount of millennials are saving up for a home loan, new research from Westpac has revealed.  More millennials are foregoing their avocado toast and lattes in favour of saving up for a house deposit. Consistent and conscientious savings plans are propelling more first home buyers into the

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Australian Dwelling Values Hold Firm In March

Australian Dwelling Values Hold Firm In March With Regional Values Recording a 0.4% Rise   According to the CoreLogic hedonic home value index, national dwelling values were unchanged in March, with the steady month on month reading comprised of a 0.2% fall in capital city dwelling values while the combined regional markets saw values rise by 0.4%.Trends across the March quarter showed that capital

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FIRST HOME BUYER ACTIVITY STARTS TO STRENGTHEN

Australian first home buyers, particularly from New South Wales and Victoria, were seen to have played a more active role in the market over the past year, thanks to the easing in investor activity and the availability of incentives. In a blog post, CoreLogic’s Cameron Kusher said activity from the said group has generally been tracking below average over the recent years. However, due

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WHAT IS A CREDIT RATING

If you have applied for any of the following: • A credit card • A personal or business loan • A phone, utility or internet plan Then you will have a credit file. It is a report that contains information about your borrowing history and will list any overdue debt and defaults, as well as all applications and pre-approved applications for loans. This information

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HELPING YOUR KIDS INTO PROPERTY

One in three first home buyers are stuck saving for a deposit for over five years. With one third of young Australians taking more than five years to save for a deposit on their first home, there are plenty of ways you can help your kids get into the property market sooner. The most common ways to help kids acquire a property include: As a

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HOW TO START YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY

Investing in property is a great way to build your wealth. If you play your cards right, you can be quite well off even before you decide to retire. Setting up a strategy is the key to success. Follow our tips below on how to get this started Follow the success of others Do your research on people who have successfully built their wealth

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TIPS FOR OBTAINING FINANCE WHEN YOU ARE SELF -EMPLOYED

Tips for obtaining Finance when you are Self Employed If you are self-employed, obtaining finance to buy a property does not have to be a daunting task. If you are organised and on top of your admin and paperwork, you should be able to apply for a loan just as easy as anyone else. Lenders may be hesitant to take on self-employed individuals however,

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A modern redrawing of the 1807 version of the Commissioner’s Grid plan for Manhattan, a few years before it was adopted in 1811. Central Park is absent.

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Buying a Home

There are cracks in the foundation. Nothing structural. Nothing that’s going to threaten the stability of the home, but they’re there. Nooks, crannies and holes through which seeps an invisible threat. Colorless, odorless and undetectable by your average human, it is nonetheless the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States.

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Manhattan Apartments

In Manhattan, uptown means north (more precisely north-northeast, which is the direction the island and its street grid system is oriented) and downtown means south (south-southwest)

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