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The Yanks v The Aussies

By Cam McLellan I want to discuss the difference between the US market and the Australian market. This article “Yanks v Aussies” was written by my business partner Matt Lewison back in 2009 following the GFC. I thought it relevant as I had one of our readers ask me recently if I thought our property market…

NSW attempts to spur property market

By Steven Cross and Jennifer Duke, Smart Property Investor Magazine The NSW government is planning to stimulate the property market, announcing plans to extend the First Home Owner Grant by a further two years. In the state Budget announcement earlier this week, NSW treasurer Mike Baird said the grant, which was due to drop from $15,000…

April property update

A seasonal dip n the housing market for April was seen. Even so, the market drivers across our capital cities that we saw in the first quarter of the calendar year still indicate a continued trend upwards.

Property Types – The Big Three

By Cam McLellan For anyone looking to build wealth I strongly recommended residential property to be the basis of an initial portfolio. A residential portfolio not only offers the best market growth (over the recent decades), but it also provides the best rental stability. It is however, important to understand the other main types of…

What do these superannuation changes for the rich really mean?

By Cam McLellan So you think that the new changes to superannuation for the 16,000 high rollers doesn’t matter. Think again. The new tax on large super gains won’t have an effect on the vast majority of Australians. This is true, for now. My concern is that the government now may have the taste of blood. Like they…