Kel & PJ Malek

Kel & PJ Malek “BOTH VERONIKA AND JESSICA  ARE METICULOUS AND UNDERSTAND HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TO HAVE A PROPERTY MANAGER YOU CAN TRUST.”   When deciding on a property manager for our investment properties we wanted to find someone that was reliable, professional and had a high level standards for both themselves and tenants.…

Investors reveal biggest concerns

Originally published on Smart Property Investment There are two primary factors impacting people looking to invest in Australia’s property market, fresh insight has revealed. According to the 2019 PIPA Property Investor Sentiment Survey, the two biggest concerns for investors revolve around gaining access to lending, as well as Australia’s current economic conditions. “Given tight lending…

Big 4 slammed by Frydenberg after new mortgage rate changes

Originally published on Smart Property Investment Commonwealth Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has criticised the big four banks for failing to pass the full 25 bps reduction to consumers following Tuesday’s cash rate cut, despite ANZ and Westpac announcing changes. Both Westpac and ANZ came out to explain that they would not be passing on the full…

Where will my investment dollars work hardest?

Originally published on Smart Property Investment You may have seen the latest headlines and been convinced by the crowds of commentators exclaiming the Sydney property market has bottomed out, and the start of the next value upswing (some have said, ‘the new boom’) is underway. And I get it. The city is our country’s largest real estate…

Take advantage of low interest rates, governor urges

Originally published on Smart Property Investment The Reserve Bank of Australia has told investors to stop waiting for zero interest rates and take advantage of the current record-low interest rates through investment. In a speech made at the Australian National University, the RBA’s governor, Dr Philip Lowe, told businesses the current environment could be as…

New 20ha estate destined for affluent Ipswich suburb

Originally published on The Queensland Times A NEW housing development is set for the southern border of Augustine Heights. The 20.88ha property at 12 Purser Rd has hit the market and is earmarked for about 200 homes according to Ray White Commercial, Queensland agent Tony Williams. Mr Williams said the property has been held on…

Queensland Post-Mining Boom

Originally published on Your Investment Property As the state moves on from the mining bust, what is driving its economy forward? It’s been a tumultuous decade in Queensland from a property standpoint as a number of factors combined to bring property price growth to a halt. The economic impact of weakening resources investment was widely…

Logan state schools get lion’s share of Budget funding

Originally published on The Queensland Times Private schools continued to dominate the school rich list in Logan but state schools were not far behind with huge allocations totalling more than $128 million mainly from this year’s budget. Private schools continued to dominate the school rich list in Logan but state schools were not far behind…

Health and tech to lead the way in Springfield

Originally published on The Queensland Times A NEW Regional Jobs Committee with a focus on health and technology will launch in Springfield to grow the area’s job market and local industries. Member for Jordan Charis Mullen said the Regional Jobs Committee would ensure the greater Springfield area’s job security. “The possibilities for Springfield are strong with…