Approx. reading time: 5 minutes

What’s in Store for Real Estate in 2021?

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Last year saw significant disruption and change in every aspect of our lives. The way we socialise, exercise and entertain ourselves all shifted. Property markets were not immune from the effect of last year’s events. Isolation, work from home and home schooling changed the way we use our homes and also made us think about where
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Approx. reading time: 5 minutes

Hot, Cold and Neutral Real Estate Markets.

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What are buyer and seller real estate markets? Anyone who has studied the property market, knows at different times, the scales tip in favour of buyers or sellers, but what does this actually mean, how does it impact you as a buyer or seller and what happens if the market is neutral and no one
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Approx. reading time: 4 minutes

Investing as a young person

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  For many people, owning a home brings a sense of pride and freedom that cannot be matched by renting. When you own your own home, you aren’t bound by a landlord’s rules, and your monthly payments are building equity. Although buying a home may be the first step you take toward building long-term wealth,
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Approx. reading time: 3 minutes

Kick in the Guts

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We are incredibly disappointed with the government’s announcements yesterday that do not allow for inspections or new listings until the third step, earliest date being 26 October 2020. After multiple and ongoing attempts from the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) to try work with the government in defining a reasonable path for the sector,
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The COVID-19 Hotel, Rydges on Swanston, Sold during Melbourne lockdown.

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The hotel at the centre of the state government’s messy quarantine program has been purchased in a multimillion-dollar deal by a private developer. The buyer planning an “extensive refurbishment and repositioning” of the property as a high-end hotel and conference facility. The aim to reopen next year. After hitting the market in July with price
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5 Things you need to know this morning in Australia

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The RBA has been working on a digital version of the Australian dollar. In its submission to a senate commission, the RBA said its innovation lab is working on a digital currency denominated in dollars. It is unlikely it will be released to the public, instead it could be used to facilitate transactions between banks
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