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Secrets from the oldest housing index in the world - Amsterdam
The market’s booming in Sydney. Crazy prices being paid. It’s likely to pull up at some point. (At time of writing, the “snap” COVID lockdown may do it!) Sydney tends to peak earlier in the...
COVID refugees inflating the real estate market
I had this note from a subscriber the other day, “Hi Catherine. I read the last few monthly reports again. I wonder if the lockdowns and Covid act as a key part of the cycle. Here is what I was...
Great ready for disruption to the boom/bust real estate cycle..
If there’s one thing that affects the real estate cycle more so than anything else, it’s new forms of transportation. For example, in the lead up to the 1950s downturn, the development of the motor...
The Secret of Australia’s Super Rich
On 22 February 1790, James Ruse — a convict from England — was granted 30 acres of private land by Governor Arthur Phillip. The gift was recorded as No.1 on the Land Grants register and now sits in the...
The Property Boom of the Roaring 2020s
‘Never before have such fortunes been made overnight by so many people,’ said American journalist and statesman Edwin LeFevre in his narrative of the ‘Roaring 1920s’. It was the...
The Women of India to contribute to the Mother of all Land Booms..
For the Daily Reckoning Australia
Aaron Russo is a name you probably don’t know.
He never went beyond secondary school, but died a millionaire producing movies including Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose....
Expect land prices to increase by close to $600 billion this Financial Year…. (and likely it will be more!)
Frydenberg has just thrown rocket fuel under the Aussie real estate market.
Another 10,000 first home buyers will now be able to build a new home with no more than a 5 per cent deposit.
The Game is Rigged
Email came through from Donald this week, alerting me to last week’s Media Watch – aptly titled “The Housing Game.”
The episode leads with “Up? Down? Flat? Don’t believe the media or the forecasters when it comes to real estate prediction” and how true is that little statement!
How to make a windfall from the apartment market..
I was sent this article today from a subscriber interested to know what effect – if any - it may have on the cycle.
The article reveals plans by the NSW government to overhaul planning rules in Sydney for high-rise apartments.
In short, controls would be placed on both the design and size of apartment buildings.
Cashmore's Real Estate Wealth
There are very few better ways to build long-term, retirement-sustaining wealth than through smart, astute property investing...