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Each party's position on negative gearing ' Labor's stance

Here at API, we contacted the Labor party for comment on their negative gearing policy and the shadow treasurer and member for McMahon Chris Bowen res...

Each party's position on negative gearing ' Liberals' stance

We have contacted the party for comment on numerous occasions but have received no response....

Here is what our major political parties had to say about negative gearing

Hear it from the horses mouth!! Click the following links...

PAIN & GAIN REPORT

CoreLogic today released the latest Pain and Gain Report, a quarterly analysis of homes which were resold over the quarter. ...

Darwin has highest number of investment properties in Australia

PROPERTY price growth may have slowed but new figures reveal it is still the biggest asset class in Australia, worth about $6.5 trillion - up from $6 ...

Is an investment property still tax deductible if it's vacant

If a property I bought as an investment is vacant can I still claim the interest off my tax If not I will end up in paying the whole amount myself unt...

Perception Or Reality: What Does An Australian Real Estate Investor Really Look Like

Australian property investors now account for more than a quarter of the nation's housing stock...

Boom To Bust: Have Queensland's Mining Towns Finally Hit Bottom

They are some of the areas that have suffered the most since the end of Australia's resources boom...

The Biggest Property Investing Mistake

Affordability isn't a strategy, Positive Cash-flow as a global statement isn't a strategy...

RBA signals another cut in interest rates on low inflation, rising dollar

The outlook for low inflation and a rising Australian dollar could lay the foundations for another cut in official interest rates, the Reserve Bank ha...

Investors own a third of Melbourne homes, CoreLogic report reveals

INVESTORS are dominating Melbourne's apartment market, owning almost 60 per cent of the city's units, new figures show...

Australians have racked up a huge amount of equity in their homes

Forget about concerns of price growth slowing the property market, new research has revealed real estate is still a big earner....

Foreign investment: Chinese buyers predicted to snap up more Aussie properties in 2016

CHINESE appetite for overseas property will only grow stronger in 2016, Chinese real estate agencies predict....

Regional towns are benefiting from rising capital city property costs

REGIONAL towns are experiencing strong price growth on the back of buyers being priced out of the expensive capital city markets....

Investors should listen to what renters really want

BUYING a house on the best street could be a mistake investors are making....

What happened last time we messed with housing

IT'S the battle of the scare campaigns at the moment and so far there's no bigger battleground than housing affordability....

Almost three million more homes need to be built in the next 15 years to house our growing populatio

Price growth may have slowed this year, but with Australia's population expected to grow significantly, even more pressure is expected on housing pric...

Risk to Melbourne values as flood of units comes to market

AN apartment building frenzy has thrust the stability of the 'property market back into the spotlight, renewing fears a 'supply glut could lead to a '...

Commuter corridors in Victoria offer best prospects for property price growth, new report shows

INVESTORS in search of properties that will deliver high capital growth in the years ahead may find certain fringe suburbs of Melbourne safe bets....

Melbourne real estate: Median house prices could be $1m in five years

MELBOURNE could have a million-dollar median house price in as few as five years, property experts say....

HOW will the 2016 Federal Budget affect you

Introducing our '1-minute guide to the 2016 federal budget'...

Federal Budget 2016: your five-minute guide

HOW will the 2016 Federal Budget affect you? Who are the winners and losers? Our five-minute guide gives you the rundown on all you need to know....

RBA cuts interest rate to new historic low of 1.75 per cent

HOME owners with ANZ are likely to be hunting around for a better deal, as the bank plans to hold onto a hefty chunk of this afternoon's RBA rate cut....

Melbourne property market Australias most resilient for annual home price growth

MELBOURNE remains the only capital city to have experienced double-digit annual home price growth, confirming its status as Australias most resilient ...

Mernda and Ballarat railway projects expected to increase demand for homes

DEMAND for homes in Melbourne's outer north and west is expected to increase thanks to new railway projects....

Buying a house in Melbourne: Affordable suburbs for property investment

House-price growth is set to creep further north and west alongside infrastructure spending, with what were once hard-knock suburbs named as Melbourne...

Victorian state budget prioritises rail investment

THE government of the Australian state of Victoria published its 2016-17 budget on April 27, making provision for numerous rail projects and allocatin...

Sydneysiders leading interstate buyer charge on Melbourne property market

INTERSTATE property buyers are flocking to Melbourne, with Sydneysiders priced out of their own market leading the charge....

Outer ring home to Melbournes fastest growing suburbs

Cranbourne East, Truganina, Beaconsfield-Officer and Epping have been named as Victoria's strongest markets for new home building. MELBOURNE'S outer r...

Auction numbers, house prices growing in outer Melbourne, REIV says

MELBOURNE'S outer ring is seeing more auction action than ever before, boosting house prices in suburbs on the city's edges....

Which Melbourne suburbs offer the best property price growth potential?

INVESTORS in search of properties that will deliver high capital growth in the years ahead may find a safe bet on the outskirts of Melbourne....

The 10 things buyers hate at open homes

Half of all home buyers judge whether a property impresses them as soon as they walk in the front door, a new survey shows...

The importance of regular property inspections

For property investors to be confident that they are protecting the overall value of their assets, it is essential to conduct routine inspections...

Secrets to buying under market value

With the Australian property market on the rise, more and more Australian home owners are excited to join the market and sell their properties within ...

Budget impact of negative gearing is falling, ATO data shows

The number of Australians who own investment properties is rising, but the number who negatively gear property is falling...

How the Budget kept it in the family

One of the main tax changes that we had expected to affect families was an overhaul of tax relief for pension contributions...

Australia not at risk of imminent debt crisis, Capital Economics says

Australia's household debt-to-GDP ratio looked higher than it was because it doesn't include offset accounts, Capital Economics says...

Cash just wont cut it focus on companies that are growing

Make no mistake. The good times are over. Thats about as succinctly as I can put it...

Melbournes next sustainable step

Melbourne University is another step closer to divestment of fossil fuel interests after publishing its sustainability charter on Friday....

Start up investment tax incentives worlds most generous

Alex McCauley, who became CEO of StartupAus in February, says tax incentives for angel investors will drive investment upfront and also encourage long...

Budget Surplus Trumps Concerns About Negative Gearing, CGT Changes

Altering the tax breaks offered to real estate investors should be considered by policy makers...

Promote Downsizing Through Altered Pension Means Test, Lobby Group Urges

Elderly home owners who are asset rich but have little income should be afforded the ability to downsize...

The RBA wont cut interest rates on Tuesday, but might in May

Investors shouldnt expect an interest rate cut when the Reserve Bank of Australia board members meet on Tuesday, but one mightnt be too far around the...

Student accommodation shortage

Student accommodation shortage attracts A$1.2bn investment in Aus, NZ...

Foreign borrowers targeted in ANZ's property lending crackdown

ANZ Banking Group has closed the door on some buyers wanting to invest in Australian real estate using overseas funds...

US Fed unlikely to raise interest rates amid concerns of global economic slowdown

The United States Federal Reserve appears unlikely to raise interest rates in the coming months...

Why Negative Interest Rates Could Happen

Why Negative Interest Rates Could Happen In The U.S. (But Probably Won't)...

How to protect your investment property

Keeping your rental property up to scratch is vital in helping to ensure continuity of income...

Five questions you must ask before buying an investment property

Choosing to build wealth through residential real estate requires a significant investment...

Are DIY Depreciation Claims Costing Investors Thousands

Australian real estate investors are potentially costing themselves thousands of dollars at tax time thanks to do it yourself depreciation claims...

Interest Rate Rise Warnings Begin To Stack Up

Another prominent voice in the mortgage industry has warned borrowers to brace themselves for additional interest rate rises in the near future...

Unreal interest rates will not create real demand

The current state of the world economy and the extraordinary experience of negative nominal interest rates are the outcome of a number of overlaying f...

Negative Gearing, CGT Changes Draw Mixed Responses From Experts

Proposed changes by the Federal Government and their Opposition counterparts to taxation arrangements such as negative gearing and capital gains tax h...

Should Owner-Occupiers Be Taxed Like Investors

A leading property academic believes housing affordability in Australia could be improved by the government moving to tax owner occupiers in a similar...

Possibility Of Negative Gearing Changes Could Increase Investor Activity

Australians love of getting one over on the tax man could see a rush of people try to enter the market if any plans to alter negative gearing are adop...

How our politicians play in investment property

Australias federal politicians are among the nations most aggressive real estate investors...

Cameron Harrisons bank free investment strategy looks smart right now

With the ASX dominated by financial stocks, an asset manager with a largely bank-free portfolio would usually be considered brave...

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