Blog Archive August 2011

Interest rates stay put – further incentive to buy new

  • August 10, 2011
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

While expert commentary indicated otherwise, it seems that the Reserve Bank decided last week to take the safe approach and leave interest rates on hold for another month. Despite inflation causing concern, the decision not to increase interest rates is definitely going to be in the favour of the property market.

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Brisbane property investors and home buyers refinance to reach investment goals

  • August 2, 2011
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

Many Brisbane property investors find themselves in a situation where their current lender and finance arrangement are providing barriers to allowing them to achieve their goals through property.  Instead of just simply waiting until their financial situation improves dramatically, we usually advise they first consider the possibility of refinancing.

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Stalled housing starts in QLD to pick up due to state government grant

  • August 2, 2011
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

Recent figures just released by the Housing Industry of Australia have forecast a national fall of 13 per cent in housing starts over the two-year period 2010/11-2011/12, reaching a low of 143,770.

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