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SIGNS POINT TO MARKET RECOVERY

As widely predicted, the Reserve Bank cut interest rates to a historic low of 1.25% last week. Following close to three years at the then-record low of 1.5% (the previous change was a 25 basis...READ MORE

AN EVENTFUL WEEK DELIVERS A MARKET SHAKE-UP

After a subdued few months for Melbourne’s property market, a number of recent events have seen a quick and sudden shift in market sentiment and activity. Following the federal election, economists are predicting that the Coalition’s...READ MORE

WEALTH TAX HITS HOME FOR ALL

Victoria’s land tax has enjoyed a high media profile lately, with reports that many property owners are facing substantial increases in the amount of land tax payable to our government. “We know of an owner who’d...READ MORE

HOW TENANTS CAN ENSURE THEIR MAINTENANCE REQUESTS ARE ACTIONED

If you’re renting, you’ll know that it’s your landlord’s responsibility to ensure your rental property is maintained in good repair. Your landlord must also respond promptly if you make a request for non-urgent repairs. Under the...READ MORE