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 […]

Houses and blocks of land becoming smaller

“A new Great Australian Dream would look more like a row of terraces than a McMansion” The great Australian dream of owning a house on a quarter-acre block, while unrealistic for many first homeowners lends itself to investors wanting multiple properties with the goal of comfortable retirement income. NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes said at an Urban Development Institute […]