Gen Y, The Property Market and The Bank of Mum & Dad

Gen Y Home Buyers Those born between 1981 – 1994 are aptly known as Gen Y, and they are a large percentage of home buyers. One thing that we hear frequently from parents as property prices increase is ‘how are our kids going to afford to buy their first home?’. The belief is that Gen[…..]

To Hold or Not to Hold?

The following information is drawn from an article in the ‘Maverick’ newsletter prepared by BMT tax depreciation   It relates with a high percentage of our market place who are fortunate enough to be in a position that allows them to hold their current property and offer it for rent, and then purchase a new[…..]

Make the most of your Annual Financial Health Check

Annual Financial Health Check   This time of year is great for many. The end of the financial year is when many get their annual financial health check. They look at what they have earnt for the year, and wonder ‘what have I spent my money on?’, others will save their tax return and put[…..]

The Budget will have a Positive Influence on the Geelong Market

The Federal Budget   Federal budget hype always creates some unease in the market place, causing speculation and hesitation. I have tried to provide an insight in to how this year’s budget will influence Geelong’s property market.   Geelong is the anticipated recipient of close to 20% of the $516 million budgeted for regional rail[…..]

Some Welcomed Incentives for First Home Buyers

Incentives for First Home Buyers   July 1st brings first home buyers some welcomed incentives. The initiative is 2-fold and offers advantages to those purchasing existing homes, along with new builds. It will give first home buyers a helping hand, by reducing the upfront costs of purchasing a home.  The exemption and concession are applicable[…..]

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