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Property Spotlight: 1050m2 Of Land & Home In Melbourne CBD

In 1897, McHenry & Gertrude England acquired the land that would become 490 St Kilda Road, Melboure and built their family home. The property was given the name “Landene” – a combination of Gertrude’s maiden name (Dene) and their family name. The first recorded sale of the land was a purchase in 1875 for £587.10, roughly $126,000 AUD accounting for

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Agent Spotlight: Deborah May – Real Estate Partners SA

If you live outside of South Australia, take it from us that the Real Estate Partners SA office is full of high-profile names, synonymous with South Australian real estate. There are no salespeople in the business, only principals / partners in the firm, and today we’re speaking with Deborah May. Deborah is an agent with strong community ties – raising

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1st – 7th May Is Property Manager Mental Health Week

Violence, threats, intimidation, stress, workloads and tenants placing their own life’s problems on the rental manager’s desk to deal with. These are daily occurrences never mentioned in a property manager’s job descriptions, but they unfortunately all too common. Industry advocate Brett Wheatland who runs the Facebook page SA Property Management Community (SAPMC) has taken the initiative to organise and promote

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RBA Cash Rate Decrease Now “47% Likely” – Financial Markets

With Australia’s housing crash officially dubbed “the worst since the GFC”, financial markets have started pricing assets on the ASX with a 47% likelihood of an RBA cash rate decrease of 25 basis points (down to 1.25%). This would break the record for the lowest inter-bank cash rates on record, with the previous record being set at 1.5%, the current

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REIA President Adrian Kelly Goes Toe-To-Toe With Tax Lawyer on Negative Gearing

REIA President Adrian Kelly has appeared on ABC News Breakfast this morning debating negative gearing with Tax Lawyer & Professor Miranda Stewart (University of Melbourne). The interview comes amid REIA’s anti-Labor campaign protesting the proposed changes, and Bill Shorten’s attacks on agents. Stewart argued that the policy would not result in higher rents, and renters would become first home buyers

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BREAKING: Labor Pulls Negative Gearing Policy Info From Site

The ALP’s website has significantly cut-back the information available on their headline policy of negative gearing reform. The changes include removing nearly 90 paragraphs of information and fact sheets, including explainer charts and diagrams, down to just 10 paragraphs. Despite the lack of information, the site still lists the policy as being put into effect as of the 1st of

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