‘Asset’ Category

Proud sponsors of the upcoming PFA conference

This year’s annual PFA conference is taking place in Cairns from the 1st May- 3rd May with a central theme of ‘Divergence and Disruption’. A number of key issues will be explored by industry experts and thinkers, including Dr Peter Ellyard, Tim Church, Victor Hoog Antik and Paul Weightman. The 2016 conference will focus on […]

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Sydney residential auction clearance rate disparity

In the first quarter of 2016, the Sydney residential market has recovered from the low auction clearance results that occurred in the latter quarter of 2015; the lowest auction clearance rate recorded in early December 2015 was 57.5% and has now risen to 71% at the end of March 2016. However, the sign of recovery […]

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Hotel investment continues to flow into 2016

Investment in the hotel sector was significant during 2015 and is expected to follow throughout 2016. Strong demand from investors within the hotel sector is, no doubt, due to a number of factors currently influencing Australia including: The strong occupancy results for hotel accommodation; The recent increases in tourism and the low cash rate environment […]

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Commercial Tenant Default Insurance

A new insurance product that protects against tenant insolvency has recently emerged within the Australian insurance industry. This product is offered exclusively through GSA Insurance Brokers, who provide “Commercial Tenant Default Insurance” to protect property owners against the exposure of tenant default and insolvency. The product is currently available for all types of commercial, retail […]

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Australia most likely to feel China’s tightening on international capital transactions

In a bid to strengthen its current weakening economy, China has begun to tighten its cash controls. The financial move could affect individuals and companies looking to invest in international markets such as the Australian property sector. Although there were no specific changes to China’s foreign investment policy, the Chinese Government has urged banks to […]

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