Author: John Pidgeon

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$70,000 GROWTH IN 5 MONTHS

$70,000 GROWTH IN 5 MONTHS

Usually too good to be true. Two Solvere clients purchased in Brisbane back in April 2016 and now comparable AND real like for like sales have seen a $70,000 increase in their property. That equates to around $14K per month As a seasoned property investor, I am always saying to my clients to aim to […]

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Mortgage Stress // What suburbs are the hardest hit?

Mortgage Stress // What suburbs are the hardest hit?

The so called ‘Great Aussie Dream’ is to own your own home right? The banks want you to take out a 30 year loan and take all of those 30 yrs paying it off and along the way, paying them handsomely. Then why are so many couples and families struggling to meet their own repayments […]

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What will $500K get you around the country?

What will $500K get you around the country?

$500K is the new $400K standard spend for a lot of property investors, especially if they are buying in our capital cities around Australia. Herron Todd White (HTW) has given a solid update of what $500K will get you both houses and units (new and old) in most major cities and towns around the country. […]

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Interest Rate Lows Are Here to Stay

Interest Rate Lows Are Here to Stay

At Solvere, we are fortunate to have a list of high quality brokers that we help place our clients in front of all around Australia. As a property coach, the most common questions I am getting from my clients in 2016 is ‘where are interest rates headed?’ and ‘should I fix some of my loans?’ […]

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National Housing and Unit Markets.

National Housing and Unit Markets.

A Month In Review – June 2016 Below is a link to a review by Herron Todd White (HTW) on the national housing and unit markets both residential and commercial. Herron Todd White is the largest independent property valuation and advisory group in Australia. Their objective is to provide the highest level of client service with integrity, […]

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Gold Coast Performing

Gold Coast Performing

We are starting to look at property around the Gold Coast dare I say it after years of underperformance specifically in the heavily oversupplied apartment market. Don’t be alarmed, the house and land space is what we are researching at present and not the apartment market. Our research suggests there is some great growth potential […]

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Interest Rate Cut

Interest Rate Cut

At present, the following have passed on some relief to borrowers on their standard variable loans to take effect in May – ANZ – 0.19% CBA – 0.25% BOQ – 0.25% Westpac – 0.25% NAB – 0.25% As an investor and home owner, it is a perfect time to chat to your broker about your […]

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The Federal Budget 2016

The Federal Budget 2016

Winners – Small Businesses, Drivers, Upper middle income earners Small businesses – Will get a tax cut from July 1 this year, with the rate reduced to 27.5 per cent. The threshold for businesses eligible for this will rise from $2 million in annual turnover to $10 million. This will affect about 870,000 businesses and […]

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Negative Gearing Off The Budget Table

Negative Gearing Off The Budget Table

As anticipated, the Turnbull Government has taken negative gearing off the table ahead of the upcoming May budget. This is great news for all property investors who rely to some extent on the luxuries of depreciation and general tax benefits that owning investment real estate offers. This is not the first time and definitely won’t […]

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