Property

YOUR QUESTIONS

Where could investment property profit find a home?

George Cochrane We're selling up and want to know the best plan for salting away the proceeds.

THE MOTLEY FOOL

Huge property profits don't always add up

Doubling your money when selling a house is wonderful – but the difference between doubling it in two years and doubling it in 20 years is immense.
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Scott Phillips The gains can look impressive at first but appear less so once you do the sums.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

RBA's hands tied as property prices go through the roof

The Australian housing market is in the grip of an irrational exuberance.

John Addis If a recession does trigger a property-price crash, it won't be Glenn Stevens' fault.

Property investors warned on land tax

Property investment is on the rise - and state governments want their cut.

John Collett Buy-to-let boom drives NSW State Government to issue warning to landlords.

UNDER THE RADAR

Property trust builds bulwark against rising rates

Ettalong Beach Holiday Village is run by Ingenia Communities.

Richard Hemming Ingenia's aged care focus is a point of difference from its REIT peers.

BUILDING WEALTH

Property investment is all about choices

Choices are crucial

Max Newnham The success or failure of investing in property is all about the decisions you make.

Abandoning the banks for shares and property

Peter Martin and Gareth Hutchens Australians are ditching banks and ploughing their savings into real estate and shares.

Mark Bouris

Confidence revival boosts property

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Mark Bouris Economies come down to households having confidence to commit to property purchases.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Unless you're rich or love risk, property's door is closed

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Richard Livingston Discussions about residential property often descend into a debate about values. For the record, I think property is overvalued

INSIGHT

Rise in property prices threatens to grow bubbles

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Clancy Yeates Low rates and a buoyant auction market are breathing new life into an age-old debate: are Australian house prices at risk of entering bubble territory?

INSIGHT

Property investors hogging first-home market

Clancy Yeates What's more risky about a property boom based on investors?

HOT STOCK

Property base solid

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Brian Han Integrated real estate group Mirvac has investors excited about its focused strategy

INVESTING

Make property your business

Mark Bouris Regardless of why you invest in property, there are a few things to keep in mind.

INTELLIGENT INVESTOR

Is property affordable? The devil's in the index

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Richard Livingston If I ask the question "is property affordable?" you'll have an opinion, or quickly form one.

BUBBLE TO POP?

Nightmare vision of impending property crash

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John Collett We should brace ourselves for a spectacular collapse in home prices, an American economist claims.

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THE CHARTIST

Slim pickings on property index

Rod Myer The listed property sector gives private investors the chance to get exposure to commercial, industrial and retail sectors of the property market.

PROPERTY SPECIAL

Joining the rush for property

Property, for sale.

With lower rental yields and rising vacancy rates, analysts are warning investors to tread carefully, writes John Collett.

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PROPERTY

Patience suggested as property sales rush eases

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Penny Pryor It's a time for wait-and-see, especially for first-home buyers - your net wealth will thank you.

GETTING STARTED

Property prices feel warmth before chill

Warm weather has perked up property prices, but the clouds may be descending.

David Potts All that warm weather in May seems to have perked up property prices, but a chill is descending in more ways than one.

UNDER THE RADAR

Property player hopes to exploit agent anger

Competition: The online market for 'eyeballs' in real estate is heating up.

Richard Hemming Online competitor Onthehouse is attracting 'eyeballs', because it offers data on properties which aren't listed.