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Budget boost for first time buyers, downsizers

Budget boost for first time buyers, downsizers

First homebuyers, single parents and downsizers are among the biggest beneficiaries in the property sector from this week’s federal budget, but some experts are questioning how effective the new schemes will be against a backdrop of sky-high house prices.

High yields in smaller cities attracting investors

High yields in smaller cities attracting investors

Australia’s smaller capitals and mid-size regional cities are experiencing chronic rental property shortages that are pushing rents higher and luring investors seeking to achieve capital growth as well as positive cashflow.

Record Brisbane prices still rising as offers continue to flow

Record Brisbane prices still rising as offers continue to flow

Crowds at Brisbane home opens and auctions are starting to get smaller, but lower attendance is not yet translating into fewer offers as buyer activity remains historically high, particularly in the inner and middle ring suburbs.

Japanese developer launches Queensland homebuilder

Japanese developer launches Queensland homebuilder

Japan-headquartered developer Sekisui House has launched a new homebuilding brand in Australia, targeting first homebuyers and downsizers in the Queensland growth corridor of Ripley.

The most common mistakes new property investors are making

The most common mistakes new property investors are making

Property can almost be considered the ultimate risk-reward investment - for every success story and pathway to financial freedom, there is also a tale of catastrophic and costly failure. Buyer’s agent and author Lloyd Edge shares the most common mistakes made by first-time investors.

South Coast sales swell leads to unprecedented prices

South Coast sales swell leads to unprecedented prices

New South Wales’ South Coast is emerging as Australia’s latest lifestyle-driven property hotspot, with real estate agents saying unprecedented buyer demand is creating a once-in-a-lifetime swell in selling prices.

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Join Steve Douglas as he examines the federal budget and what it means for the Australian economy moving forward.

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