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Melbourne’s continuing population boom means another 720,000 homes will be needed by 2031

Melbourne’s continuing population boom means another 720,000 homes will be needed by 2031 | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE will need to build an extra 720,000 homes over the next 20 years to help accommodate six million people, according to the latest official projections.
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Off-the-plan apartment values plunge in Sydney and Melbourne

Off-the-plan apartment values plunge in Sydney and Melbourne | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
Apartment values in Melbourne and Sydney are falling by up to 20 per cent between purchasing off the plan and buyers receiving the keys, despite housing shortages and booming residential prices, according to analysis.
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Melbourne to reach 8m people by 2051

More development will occur in established parts of Melbourne as the city swells to almost eight million people by 2051. There will be five metropolitan subr...
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Boom threatens the great Australian dream of a home

Boom threatens the great Australian dream of a home | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
As house prices soar, traditional investment trends are shifting, writes Michael Bleby.
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China's newly affluent pump money into Australian property|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com

China's newly affluent pump money into Australian property|Economy|News|WantChinaTimes.com | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
In 2013, Chinese buyers invested A$4 billion (US$3.7 billion) in buying properties in Australia, focusing especially on Sydney, Australian Property Information (Sydney) reports, citing Australia's ...
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Chinese developer taking $550 million step into Sydney with 11 towers in Parramatta

Chinese developer taking $550 million step into Sydney with 11 towers in Parramatta | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
The five hectare development, named Promenade, will have 774 towers in the 11 towers that will be from three to 12 storeys on Parramatta River’s northern banks, as well as 1.2 hectares of open space and a pedestrian bridge across the river.
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Wyndham growth: Population boom 'too fast' for services, infrastructure

The number of people calling Wyndham and Melton home has almost doubled in the past decade.
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Higher density housing needed in Bendigo as growth becomes a state focus

Higher density housing needed in Bendigo as growth becomes a state focus | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
The recently launched Loddon Mallee South Regional Growth Plan, from Victorian Planning Minister Matthew Guy, has signalled that Bendigo’s previous envisaged density plans need revision as growth in the region becomes a state focus.
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Land shortages driving up housing prices

Land shortages driving up housing prices | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
A SHORTAGE of available land for housing in Australia's capital cities is driving up prices.
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Melbourne projected to overtake Sydney as Australia's largest capital city - Mozo

Melbourne projected to overtake Sydney as Australia's largest capital city - Mozo | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
Population estimates released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reveal that if current growth trends prevail, Melbourne is projected to overtake Sydney as Australia's largest capital city by 2053
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Number of property investors in Australia rises to 1,895,775: ATO

Number of property investors in Australia rises to 1,895,775: ATO | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
There were 1,895,775 property investors in Australia in 2011-12, up from 1,811,175 in 2010-11, according to the latest figures from the ATO.
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Rational Trader: Super fund fees strip 20pc of payouts | The Australian

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Bendigo Art Gallery | Grace Kelly: Style Icon

Bendigo Art Gallery | Grace Kelly: Style Icon | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it

Bendigo | 11.3.2012 - 17.6.2012

"'Grace Kelly: Style Icon' will highlight the spectacular wardrobe of Grace Kelly and examine her glamorous Hollywood image and enduring appeal. The exhibition features dresses from such films as High Society as well as the gown she wore to accept her Oscar in 1955. It also explores the evolution of her style as Princess Grace of Monaco, from her extensive wedding trousseau to her haute couture gowns of the 1960s and 1970s by her favourite couturiers Dior, Balenciaga, Givenchy and Yves St Laurent."


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Double digit growth expected for Queensland coastal cities in the next three years

Double digit growth expected for Queensland coastal cities in the next three years | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
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Asian appetite for Australian houses tipped to grow

Asian appetite for Australian houses tipped to grow | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
A lack of momentum in Chinese property means that the Australian housing market is likely to become even more attractive in the short term.
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Australian policy on foreign investment in property under review

Australian policy on foreign investment in property under review | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it

The law surrounding the purchase of property in Australia by foreign nationals is being reviewed amid concern that buyers, especially from China, are pricing locals out of the market in popular locations.

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Chinese buyers mean rate rises won’t burst housing bubble: UBS

Chinese buyers mean rate rises won’t burst housing bubble: UBS | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
The rising influence of Chinese investors in the Australian property sector means the Reserve Bank of Australia has lost its ability to use the official interest rate as a tool to protect Australian investors against the risk of a housing bubble, UBS regional chief investment officer Asia Pacific Kelvin Tay told a luncheon crowd in Sydney on Wednesday.
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Chinese savers can scorch the world - FT.com

Chinese savers can scorch the world - FT.com | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
This year China’s gross national savings will be close to $5tn. US savings will be only $3tn. If, as planned, China were to open its capital account – allowing foreigners to invest in China and the Chinese to invest abroad – the scale of its savings
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Four week sell out for Alphington, Melbourne's Hemingway Residences

Four week sell out for Alphington, Melbourne's Hemingway Residences | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
The project, developed by GURNER in conjunction with Chamerlain Javens Architects, was a transformation of a 9,160 square metre site on the corner of Heidelberg Road and Perry Street.
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House prices reach million-dollar medians in top end suburbs

House prices reach million-dollar medians in top end suburbs | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
MEDIAN house prices have passed the million-dollar mark in a crop of suburbs at the top end of the Manningham and Whitehorse market.
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Median house price passes $652k

Median house price passes $652k | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
MELBOURNE’S median house price grew $23,000 (3.7 per cent) to $652,500 over the first three months of this year, according to new Real Estate Institute of Victoria figures.
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Melbourne suburbs where rents have dropped over past five years

Melbourne suburbs where rents have dropped over past five years | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
In March 2009, the median advertised rent for a house in Melbourne was $379 per week compared to $442 this year.
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Our capital city population is booming but housing supply failing to keep up

Our capital city population is booming but housing supply failing to keep up | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
Maybe it is time to look at ways that we can incentivise developers to bring vacant land to the market quicker rather than banking land and drip-feeding it to the market.
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Population Record rise in city dwellers Melbourne tops nation's growth rate

Population Record rise in city dwellers Melbourne tops nation's growth rate | Savvy Property Investing | Scoop.it
Australians are piling in to Melbourne's central business district at a record rate.
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Wyndham growth: Population boom 'too fast' for services, infrastructure

The number of people calling Wyndham and Melton home has almost doubled in the past decade.
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