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NAB joins major lenders in hiking fixed rates

NAB joins major lenders in hiking fixed rates

All four of Australia’s biggest banks have increased fixed-rate loan interest rates in the last two weeks, with NAB joining the other major lenders in moving out of step with the Reserve Bank of Australia.

New REIV president shares insight into Victorian market

New REIV president shares insight into Victorian market

Childhood aspirations to be a pilot were soon overtaken by a career in real estate that took off and soared in its own right for the newly elected Real Estate Institute of Victoria president, Adam Docking.

Rental growth setting records in the regions

Rental growth setting records in the regions

Rents are rising at their fastest annual rate since 2008, as regional rents rose at their fastest rate on record and house rents more than doubled the pace of rental growth of units in the past 12 months.

Maximising cash flow from Spring clean and maintenance costs

Maximising cash flow from Spring clean and maintenance costs

Property investors have the added benefit of claiming their Spring maintenance and cleaning costs as immediate tax deductions. But how does this work and what do they need to be aware of to ensure any costs are claimed compliantly?

Billionaire lands near Byron with $30m resort buy

Billionaire lands near Byron with $30m resort buy

Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest has made a high-profile luxury addition to his property portfolio, buying Olivia Newton-John’s Gaia Retreat & Spa near Byron Bay in a deal worth $30 million.

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