Blog Archive November 2012

Queensland mining town property boom

  • November 20, 2012
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

A large part of our country’s economic strength comes from the mineral sector; this reservoir of riches that lies beneath our red earth has helped us stay in the black during the global financial crisis while many other countries have struggled.

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How to dress up your home, ready for sale

  • November 19, 2012
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

When people go out on dates they will spend hours working out what to wear. Presentation is key and it is vital that you make a good first impression. Even the most slack man will at least put on a clean shirt before a first date, yet amazingly most people sell their homes without putting anywhere near the same amount of preening and preparation.

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Home loan approval rates sky rocket

  • November 16, 2012
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

Finally it seems that the gloomy global financial crisis is well and truly behind us. Every day there seems to be a new indicator of growing confidence and a resurgent economy, like the news that the number of home loans for owner occupiers approved in August rose 1.8 per cent to 45,821 – its highest level this year.

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Australia’s Property boomtowns

  • November 13, 2012
  • Ayda Shabanzadeh
  • Investment

If you are interested on property as a means of investment then you need to know where to buy and where to avoid. The difference in returns can be massive even though the difference in location may only be measured by a few kilometres. To give you an idea of the difference there is one  Australian property market that is expected to see an average capital growth rate of 7.39% per annum over the next eight years, while another market is only being tipped to grow by a paltry 0.46% each year. The old property maxim that it is all about ‘location, location, location’ still holds true, so if you want to know where Australia’s property boomtowns are then read on.

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