Gold Coast Property and the Commonwealth Games - What's the Real Story?

Many commentators are ascribing the rise of the Gold Coast property market to the Commonwealth Games in 2018, and expect a fall in prices post-games. Is this really true? How much of an effect are the Games having on the Gold Coast's property market?

Investing in Property for Growth, Not for Tax Deductions

Investing in Property for Growth, Not for Tax Deductions

Too much of the focus in property investment is on saving tax - when really it's a small part of your overall return. This isn't surprising given so many property investment companies rely on selling the tax benefits of new property. The real money to be made is in capital and rental growth, and unfortunately properties that offer lots of tax deductions frequently offer precious little growth.

Are Brisbane's Outer Suburbs The Next Boom Locations in South-East Queensland?

Are Brisbane's Outer Suburbs The Next Boom Locations in South-East Queensland?

A population can only grow in a suburb if there is more housing to accommodate it. After all, people don't squat on the street waiting for new housing.