Will Govt’s FHB Solution Help At All? No.

This year's election has clearly worn thin on many people, with a huge turnout of postal votes already having been delivered to the AEC ahead of this Saturday's election. That's almost 16% of all eligible voters across Australia getting their votes in early, which casts doubt on whether the AEC will be able to deliver …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 is promoting this week as Property Manager Mental Health Week with SAPMC Industry …

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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%). Market expectations of a rate cut are provided by the RBA. Source: asx.com.au This would break the record …

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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. https://twitter.com/BreakfastNews/status/1123033473520771073 Stewart argued that the policy would not result in higher rents, and …

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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 …

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