Auction volumes fall away after record year

The lead up to Christmas has seen auction volumes take a tumble after five straight weeks of more than 3,000 being scheduled [Read entire story]

NSW almost debt free thanks to stamp duty

Calls for stamp duty to be abolished after NSW government announces $800 million windfall, but one tax expert believes it's here to stay [Read entire story]

Buyer’s agents key in smart property investment

Purchasing an investment property is a beneficial avenue to financial security. Australians have identified the prosperous nature of real estate and the long-term advantage property investment affords. However securing [Read entire story]

Real estate agent predicts people could walk away from deposits

Real estate agency predicts people could walk away from deposits next year, as purchases become too risky in 2016 [Read entire story]

Home ownership put ahead of other life goals

It seems the Australian dream of home ownership is still alive and well, with results from a new survey revealing many people are putting owning their own home well before other life goals. [Read entire story]

Game Plan: How to start investing in your ’50s

After a marriage break-up some years ago, and having just recently finished paying financial support for his now adult children, David is looking at kick-starting a property portfolio to secure his retirement. To help [Read entire story]

Issues you need to consider before investing with others

Investing with other people could help you kick start your property portfolio and even fast-track it. But there are issues you need to be aware of when buying with others. Eddie Chung explains [Read entire story]

Changing conditions slow Chinese interest in Australian real estate

The head of a major real estate franchise believes prices in one area of Australia are becoming too "compelling" for Chinese buyers to ignore [Read entire story]

Perth housing at its most affordable in more than a decade

Housing in one capital city is much more affordable compared to the national average, however buyers don't seem to in any hurry to be involved in its property market [Read entire story]

Capital gains tax pitfalls that could get you in trouble

One of the most important CGT issues you need to be aware of is that a capital gain is always generated on the date of exchange. Therefore, a property owner should take this into consideration when selling so that a [Read entire story]

How to avoid the tax traps that could get you audited by the ATO

There are not many things as nerve-wracking and stressful as when the ATO comes knocking and demanding to see your books. To prepare you for such an event, Angelo Panagopoulos lists some practical and time-tested [Read entire story]

First Sydney Metro project to bring more than 13,000 new homes

Three suburbs in one capital city will see tens of thousands of new homes, many of them high rise units, built around the first leg of a major infrastructure project. [Read entire story]

Australians reminded of dangers of overseas investing

Investors looking at overseas property have been reminded to do their research after a spruiker fled the country owing hundreds of thousands of dollars [Read entire story]

Nine property market reports – yours free

This free pack of nine Property Market: Movers and Faders suburb reports, valued at $891, contain the in-depth data and insight that can help you make better property investing decisions. [Read entire story]

NSW Excerpt from the 2015 December Market report

Boom time is officially over as Sydney enters a new phase of the cycle. But don’t expect prices to fall any time soon [Read entire story]

Head to Head: Ian Hosking-Richards

YIP's Phil McCarroll sits down with Ian Hosking-Richards of Rocket Property Group to discuss his top tips for today's investors. [Read entire story]

Vacancy rates still tight across Sydney

Migration to Sydney is helping fill the current wave of supply coming online [Read entire story]

How to buy your first Sydney property.

It seems so hard to find the deposit for a Sydney property which could be up to $200,000. [Read entire story]

ACT Excerpt from the 2015 October Market report

The recent upbeat results have prompted some experts to declare the worst is over for Canberra’s property market [Read entire story]

January RP Data Index: What does it mean for the market?

Tim Lawless of Corelogic RP Data sheds some light on what the results of this month's Index Results mean for the big cities. [Read entire story]