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    From the ground up

    A determined Adelaide investor toughed it out to achieve more than $500,000 in equity in a suburban townhouse development. In this exclusive three-part series, API follows the project from its shaky start to its successful and profitable finish. []

  • A numbers game

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    Jason Mak has stuck to the same strategy of buying low-priced units in high volumes for years. Today, his portfolio has 22 properties and is worth an impressive $7.9 million. []

  • Small development project in Victoria yields healthy profit

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    How does more than $200,000 sound for just under 200 hours of work between other jobs? Small developer Troy Harris explains how he achieved this incredible result. []

  • Building on an inheritance

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    This 23-year-old had a head start in property, but rather than sitting back he’s working hard to build a portfolio that’s currently worth more than $3 million. []

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    Where to find distressed sellers and bargain properties

    The property market in Sydney has long been a heated topic among families, investors, agents, and even Gen Y-ers themselves.

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    Experts are always trying to tell us when it’s the right time to take action. There’s always a right time to work out, eat, shop, and sleep. And, of course, there’s also always a right time to invest in real estate and to purchase a home.

  • This Year’s Barbecue Stopper, Negative Gearing

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    The Labour opposition has put the issue on the agenda, pledging to end negative gearing on existing housing purchased after July 1 2017.

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    Taking a step up into the property ladder in the Melbourne real estate market can be an overwhelming experience. As always, it’s whom you know that can that can help you avoid common mistakes of real estate

Property Development

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    Construction industry should benefit from Budget 2016

    While last night’s Budget was anything but revolutionary, with little to affect property investors and the world of real estate, one sector that will benefit, according to Master Builders Australia, is construction.

  • Does higher-density city development leave urban forests out on a limb?

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    As cities become denser and the traditional suburban “house and garden” is redeveloped, buildings are replacing trees. How is it possible to reconcile urban consolidation with urban greening and increased canopy cover?

  • Political uncertainty on taxes could hit development

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    The latest State of the Land report by The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) has for the first time in its eight-year history found that uncertainty at the federal level is at greater risk of hurting the property development industry than state-level policies.

  • Women deserve respect on building sites

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    Challenging the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) to do better in their treatment of women on building sites is important, and couldn’t be timelier in celebrating International Women’s Day, according to Wilhelm Harnisch, CEO of Master Builders Australia.

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