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Last Updated on Saturday, 18 October 2014 01:46

Investing - are you tempted to micromanage, or let the blocks fall into place?

Are you an active or passive investor?

Whether it's stocks or property, there's a certain characteristic that defines the type of investor you are. Are you the kind of person who likes to micromanage to get the best results, or are you the type to set things in motion and let the investment take its natural course?

Tuesday 14 October 2014

   

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 22:21

Adelaide holds its own in September property growth figures.

Adelaide top of pile for September growth

September was a slow month across the country for property price growth. The average capital gain for the country was just 0.1 per cent, with five of the eight capital cities recording a reduction in house prices, according to the latest release from RP Data. This will come as welcome news to buyers looking to sort out a new home loan and get into a property before prices start climbing again.

Monday 06 October 2014

   

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 22:21

The Reserve Bank of Australia has been called upon to explain the options it is considering

Industry watch dogs jump to defense of Australian home owners

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has recently made statements hinting at possible macroprudential measures and discussions with the the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority and the Council of Financial Regulators. Amidst this activity there have been concerns over how far-reaching such actions might be, and whom they might affect.

Wednesday 01 October 2014

   

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 22:19

Rising property prices in Sydney and Melbourne are cause for concern according to the RBA.

2014 RBA Financial Stability Review - possible lending restrictions to affect investors

The recent bi-annual Reserve Bank of Australia Financial Stability Review has had many waiting with bated breath. It is a very interesting read for any financially-minded person, but the latest release should be of particular interest to mortgage advisers and their clients

Friday 26 September 2014

   

Last Updated on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 22:18

Home loan advice is critical for those considering first home purchases

Adelaide property - fair prices and reasonable returns

Many of those considering properties and new home loans amidst all of the wild speculation around property prices and industry growth will be thinking the same thing. That is: Where is the best value? Adelaide and South Australia as a whole seem to fit the bill for both buyers and sellers.

Thursday 25 September 2014

   

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