Fractional investing, which allows people to buy slices of real estate without having to stump up hundreds of thousands of dollars

  A NEW breed of property investing in Australia is expanding into other money-making areas, including offshore. Fractional investing, which allows people to buy slices of real estate without having to stump up hundreds of thousands of dollars, is growing rapidly as investors search for ways to benefit from rising property prices.   This may […]

Household debt likely to stand in the way of rate hikes

Official interest rates are at historic lows and it seems unlikely that they are going to be increasing in the near future. Furthermore, don’t expect interest rates to return to historic average levels due to record high levels of household debt.   https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewccrossley/recent-activity/shares/    

The Block, Tv illusions and make believe?

I came across this article, from Tyron Hyde, Washington Brown. I considered attending the auction, but no point. Tyron, arguably makes some good points below. I’d love to see the TV network try to prove otherwise.   Is The Block the world’s worst development? Washington Brown has crunched the numbers on The Block’s latest development […]

Australian Property and Lending: Avoid Property Marketing Companies

My new book Property Finance Made Simple has taken off, and one of the parts of the earlier chapters is on affordability and tightening of lending in Australia. I wanted to take the opportunity to share with you an article that came across my desk this week on a unique perspective into the impact of […]

Realestate.com.au article

This is an article published this week from Kate  Jones. Kate contacted me to contribute to the article. Happy reading http://www.realestate.com.au/advice/landlord-gives-notice/     Getting notice to vacate can come as a nasty surprise for tenants, but it doesn’t have to be all bad news. Landlords can ask tenants to leave before a lease ends if […]