First National Real Estate Chief Executive, Mr Ray Ellis, says investors are finally starting to realise the potential of housing affordability schemes, such as the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAs) and Defence Housing Australia (DHA) projects, but warns caution is still required.
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A solution to housing affordability may rest with the humble home extension, age-old granny flat, or dual occupancy says First National Real. It’s just a matter of which will best suit each home owner’s individual circumstances.
Australians love property, both to live in and as an investment, but that investment needs to be looked after. The best way to do that is to appoint a property manager that has the requisite qualifications, skills and experience says First National Real Estate.
Support for Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has come from an unusual source today – the politically conservative CEO of First National Real Estate, Mr Ray Ellis, who agrees with her call for the review of state based property taxes.
The NSW Treasurer, the Hon. Mike Baird, has today announced a range of changes to NSW taxes and grants as part of the 2012 State Budget. REINSW believes that today’s Budget is a missed opportunity to protect the engine room of the national economy.
Tax time can cause great anxiety for investors who unwittingly make claims they are not entitled to, getting themselves into deep water with the Tax Office.
The 50 basis point cut made by the Reserve Bank (RBA) last week sent a positive signal and may improve consumer confidence, but don’t expect a sudden resurgence of demand says one of the nation’s foremost property forecasters, Michael Matusik.
International investors are more confident in the Australian economy than domestic investors
An oversupply of units and apartments has created a unique buying opportunity at The Entrance, according to local agents.