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Sydney price growth continues as 2014 sales volume increases

Auction Results

It shouldn’t be a surprise to any Sydneysider that the property market continues to run hot. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics Sydney recorded an impressive 2.7% growth in … more »

Step 5 – Developing the Right Property Management Strategy

The ultimate goal for many property investors is to retire comfortably, supported by a successful portfolio of ‘set and forget’ properties. While this may easily be achievable for … more »

Step 4 – Developing the Right Buying Strategy

As we continue to explore the 8 steps in creating and growing your property portfolio, let’s take a moment to review our progress to-date;
We’ve now established … more »

Step 3 – Developing the Right Finance Strategy

Investment Property

In this month’s newsletter, we look at the third step in our property investment series – the importance of developing the right finance strategy.
Now that your property investment goals firmly … more »

Step 2 – Developing the right Structure strategy

In last month’s newsletter, we considered the importance of mapping out an investment strategy blueprint that is both relevant and applicable to your specific situation and investment objectives.
Clarity … more »

Release of Strata Title Law Reforms Position Paper

Investment Property

The Office of Fair Trading has today released a position paper outlining the NSW Govt’s reforms of the Strata Title Laws. With more than 70 proposed changes, following more than … more »

Step 1 in ‘Creating and Growing your Property Portfolio’ – ‘Developing the Right Initial Strategy’.

Investment Property

In last month’s newsletter, we introduced the concept of developing a systematic approach to creating and growing your property portfolio. We talked about the importance of treating the buying of … more »

Full steam ahead for the Sydney Market

Interest Rates

The property boom that has taken in most of the Sydney market is now well and truly under way, which is great news for property owners.

Yesterday’s decision by the Reserve … more »

Direct Property in SMSF on the increase


The latest Multiport SMSF survey has confirmed what IPS has been experiencing at ground level – the latest figures showing that Self-managed superannuation fund trustees have decreased their cash holdings … more »

Interest Rates Remain on Hold

Interest Rates

Earlier in the week the RBA decided to leave interest rates unchanged once more. This marks the 3rd consecutive month with a cash rate of 3.0%. While most economists agree … more »