The Right Time to Invest in Perth

The Right Time to Invest in Perth

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“I like Perth and am thinking of investing in property there, but everyone says now’s a bad time. When is it a good time to invest?” Here’s a valid and oft-asked question. True, the Perth property market has hit a low but could now be the best time to focus on the Perth property market? Our answer is: “YES”. Questions will arise as to why now is a ‘bad’ time for investment, but here are 5 Reasons that challenges the status quo and explains why the time is NOW. #1 Affordable prices. Big choices. Greater yield potential The Perth property market is at the bottom of the current property cycle. Property prices here are among the most affordable of any capital city in mainland Australia, and half that of Sydney — perhaps the most affordable it has ever been. Perth residents are spending 21.5% of their monthly household income on

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Construction Update and Latest Happenings | VITA York

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VITA Student is the UK’s most highly-rated student property, with 5-star ratings from students. Here’s the latest VITA Student review, with construction updates for VITA York and latest happenings with the VITA Student properties, as at END Oct 2016.   Buyers of VITA York will be pleased to know that the construction of the building well on track. For a detailed update on construction works as at END OCT 2016, kindly click on the image below. Once you have done that, you may enlarge the page by double-clicking on the above image. Below, we attach a drone visual of the site detailing the extent of work already done.   VITA Student York is the flagship student property under the VITA brand. With less than a year to opening, works have progressed smoothly. These two months till end 2016 will see the focus turn to the structures of Pear House, Barley House, Kiplin House

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Construction Update | Falkner Place (Oct 2016)

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Construction on Falkner Place has commenced and we are pleased to present latest updates from the site in Liverpool as at END Oct 2016. To date, the foundations of construction have been executed at the site. This includes the completion of excavation and insitu foundations. Ground slab works have already begun and construction of steel frames will commence at the end of November 2016. About Falkner Place  Introducing Falkner Place, a new Georgian-inspired residential property investment located in the affluent Georgian Quarter of Liverpool. This impressive project will see 109 residential apartments built, ranging from studios, 1-bed, 1-bed duplex and 2-bed duplex units. Falkner Place at the Georgian Quarter is just a short walk from Liverpool’s city centre and its main attractions, hospitals and universities. Residents will be well-positioned to capitalise on the continued regeneration of Liverpool’s city centre and its surrounding area. Highlights  From £89,950 7% nett yield 3 years rental

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Construction Update | One Wolstenholme Square (Oct 2016)

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We are pleased to present the latest construction update from the site of One Wolstenholme Square as at END Oct 2016. Click on the image below to view latest photos from the construction site in Liverpool, UK. The developer has reported that work is going well, with a summary of the completed works as follows: • Block A substructure complete with Block B at reduce level • Block A steel frame complete • Block A upper steel sheet laid out with concrete works due to commence on Tuesday 8th November • Block A pre case concrete stairs installed • Block B steel frame in production • Crane base cast and crane boom delivered to site • Site and welfare facilities set up The Epicentre of History & Culture Imagine being at the centre of a quaint and cultural city bustling with life and steeped in history…Welcome to Wolstenholme Place, the latest

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Britain, A Nation of Renters?

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Home ownership across England was at its peak in April 2003, when 71% of households owned their homes, but the figure fell to 64% by February this year, according to a new report by the Resolution Foundation thinktank. The report also shows a big slump in home ownership in Greater Manchester and cities in Yorkshire and the West Midlands. This figure is the lowest since 1986, when home ownership levels were on the way up as a result of policies introduced by the Thatcher administration. Today, the UK is populated by a generation of renters, with the number of UK households renting property having risen from 2.3 million in 2001 to 5.4 million in 2014 according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics). Here are 5 reasons why buy-to-let or rental property will remain crucial in the UK for some time to come:   Reason #1: It’s about 20%

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Will the Australian Property Market Crash?

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Word is going round again that the Australian property market is up for a crash. Over the last five years or so, this topic has been a popular refrain among doomsayers, yet Australia has managed to avoid the Global Financial Crisis and property prices have gone up, almost doubling in Sydney. True, there has been a slight dip in investment now compared to last year, but the numbers are still strong according to CoreLogic RP Data’s latest report in October and FIRB’s latest annual report for the FYE 2014-2015, if that is anything to go by. Prices have continued to rise with Sydney and Melbourne leading the pack. And, for all the concerns that have been voiced, capital city auction clearance rates remain high, led by Sydney (>80%) and Melbourne (>70%).   Taking a step back, the prediction about a property crash is resultative of and/or predicated upon several factors including: General

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