RateSetter completes $10.5m capital raising

Will changes in lending like Ratesetter help reduce the problems of affordable housing or put more buyers in the market and make things worse?

Australia's Lowest Home Loan Interest Rates

Private equity firm Five V Capital has led a $10. 5 million capital raising for peer-to-peer lender RateSetter Australia. Five V Capital has joined RateSetter‘s existing shareholders and additional p

Source: RateSetter completes $10.5m capital raising

Housing affordability lessons from Vancouver for the City of Sydney

Vancouver has been grappling with its housing affordability crisis for over a decade – and its mayor has some advice for Sydney.

Part of the problem, he said, is that Australia and Canada were “way behind in innovation in government” and cities were left with few real policy levels to tackle the issue.

Source: Housing affordability lessons from Vancouver for the City of Sydney

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Property Prices In Queensland Regional Towns Are On The Move

Regional Queensland Is On The Rebound

Property prices in Queensland regional towns are starting to move according to realestate.com.au. Big spending on hospitals, police facilities etc are driving a new boom.

A massive driver of growth from Dept.of Infrastructure alone.

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Government projects driving property prices in queensland regional towns

 

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Robotics & AI | What Are The Implications For Your Investment Property Portfolio

Drone Robots Even Take In The Furniture

Drone robot that will take your order serve your meal and even pack the furniture away. What jobs will be safe in the future? Will we even have jobs as we have come to think of them?

 

The Future Of Work And The Social Welfare State’s Survival

Is Your Property Investment Future Proof?

Clickworkers An acquaintance, Lutz, gave me a tour of his co-working space in his Neukölln neighborhood in Berlin, where he and a dozen other digital entrepreneurs rent out little cubicles, share office expenses and network. Lutz and his colleagues are called ‚clickworkers’ because they work over the internet for anybody who hires them for their particular specialty– software development, computer programming, data management, web and graphic design, translation, copy editing and more.

Source: The Future Of Work And The Social Welfare State’s Survival

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Property Investment Travel Expenses | No More Tax Deductions For Inspecting Your Investment Property

Tax Deductions Have Changed Significantly In The Budget

Property investment travel expenses are out! Whether for purposes of inspection or maintenance you can no longer claim property investment travel expenses as a deduction. This makes your property manager even more important.

Travel expenses for investors no longer deductible – Mortgage Business

Individual investors with residential investment properties will no longer be able to deduct travel expenses, including travel costs associated with inspecting and maintaining properties, the government has confirmed.

However, Ms O’Dwyer emphasises that the change in law will not prevent investors from claiming a deduction for the expense of engaging third parties, such as real estate agents, to provide property management services for investment properties. mortgagebusiness.com.au

Property Investment Travel Expenses Don’t Need To Make Investment Property More Expensive For You

Falling Cost Of Living In Australia I What Will The Next 20 Years Falling Cost Of Living Do To Housing Prices? The Good The Bad & The Ugly.

The Falling Cost of Living In Australia Over The Next 20 Years Is A Game Changer

Falling cost of living in Australia must be good you say? I think you are probably right. Although being right doesn’t mean it will be easy. The falling cost of living in Australia creates all sorts of concerns. The adjustment actually drives up costs in some areas while destroying jobs.

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Affordable Housing for First Home Buyers – a Unicorn? 40 years’ worth of savings for a Sydney deposit, UBS modelling shows – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Affordable Housing for First Home Buyers

One day people will say, “first home buyer” and laugh. I’m not saying first home buyers will be extinct. Like unicorns, affordable housing for first home buyers will be very very rare.

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Or will it be homes for first home buyers that will be rare?

The gap between house price growth and wages growth in Australia is killing off the first home buyer.