Mining town hotspots revealed in Queensland

Gracemere, near Rockhampton, has emerged as Queensland’s top growth suburb – recording the biggest leap in the number of house sales over the last 12 months. According to new research released by PRDnationwide, 96 houses sold in Gracemere in the … Continue reading

Banks risk backlash on rates delay

The big four commercial banks in Australia are estimated to receive an additional A$5.6 million in profit for each day where they delay the passing on of interest rate cuts to borrowers, according to an industry estimate. Some argue that … Continue reading

ProfitsToShare Educates The Investor on How to Manufacture Growth

We have just been reading about the unpredictability of the property markets Australia wide. Whilst things look positive for Australia to not see the large decreases in property prices that other countries have suffered, sitting around waiting for our property … Continue reading

ProfitsToShare: Giving Back to the Community

It is very common among people who have a desire to create wealth, to want to share this wealth with the greater community. At Plan Assist we also have this passion to help others, and the team working with ProfitsToShare … Continue reading

Forget FHBs, Focus on Upgraders

Families looking to upgrade to a bigger house have been noticeably absent from the Sydney real estate market for much of this year but that might be about to change, experts predict. Agents are starting to see more of these … Continue reading

Property prices hit rock bottom

Friday, 04 November 2011 Staff Reporter Property commentators are “quietly confident” that property prices have bottomed out and will steadily increase from here on in. Speaking to The Adviser, RP Data’s chief executive officer Graham Mirabito said all the … Continue reading

Building approvals slump: HIA Thursday, 03 November 2011 Staff Reporter Building approvals fell again in September, suggesting the Reserve Bank was right to cut the official cash rate on Tuesday. Data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics found seasonally adjusted building approvals fell … Continue reading

Commercial returns tipped to surpass residential

Wednesday, 12 October 2011 By: Matthew Sullivan Residential property is set to trail equities and commercial property as the nation’s leading wealth generator in the next decade, an ANZ report has claimed. ANZ’s Asset Returns: Past, Present and Future report … Continue reading

SMSF trustees get green light on renovation

Wednesday, 14 September 2011 By: Staff Reporter – A draft ruling by the Australian Taxation Office has given self-managed superannuation fund members the ability to use money from inside their fund to renovate their property. Previously, the ATO said … Continue reading

Finally, things are looking up

The spring selling season has brought with it increased supply levels, finally. Melbourne is finally starting to see a boost in auction numbers for the spring selling season, which appears to have started late this year due to growing concerns … Continue reading