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Ask the property professor

Ask the property professor | Property Industries | Scoop.it
PROPERTY lecturer and author Peter Koulizos answers your real estate questions.
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City to decide future of high-risk caravan park - inMyCommunity - Perth, Western Australia

City to decide future of high-risk caravan park - inMyCommunity - Perth, Western Australia | Property Industries | Scoop.it
THE fate of Quinns Rocks Caravan Park could be decided by Wanneroo City Council tonight.
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Holiday site Stayz hit by another cyber scam

Holiday site Stayz hit by another cyber scam | Property Industries | Scoop.it
HOLIDAY rental website Stayz.com.au has been hit by another cyber scam.
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Fake real estate agent charged over fraud

Fake real estate agent charged over fraud | Property Industries | Scoop.it
A FAKE real estate agent has allegedly swindled almost three-quarters of a million dollars from a Sydney home buyer.
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State Govt rental scheme fails

A Barnett Government scheme aimed at helping people move out of WA's stressed public housing stocks and into private rentals has been a failure, shifting less than a dozen tenants since it started 18 months ago.
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Hackers target Fairfax holiday site Stayz, altering bank details on listings

Hackers target Fairfax holiday site Stayz, altering bank details on listings | Property Industries | Scoop.it
CYBER criminals tried to swindle unsuspecting holidaymakers out of their money by altering the details of listings on Fairfax's holiday rental website, Stayz.com.au.
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WA Consumer Protection targets rent-to-buy property scheme that took David Beckham jersey in lieu of deposit - Page 2

Rent-to-buy schemes are targeted at people who don’t qualify for a home loan.
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Aspen launches debt reduction plan

Aspen launches debt reduction plan | Property Industries | Scoop.it
PROPERTY developer Aspen Group will raise $101.4 million in order to create headroom for the company as it seeks to leave the residential and commercial sectors.
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Ten cram bedroom

Ten cram bedroom | Property Industries | Scoop.it
GREEDY landlords are capitalising on a tight rental market by cramming up to 20 residents into a single property with up to 10 people sharing a bedroom in some houses.
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Australians scammed through TripAdvisor's FlipKey service

Australians scammed through TripAdvisor's FlipKey service | Property Industries | Scoop.it
TOURISTS are being warned about a scam targeting users booking accommodation through TripAdvisor.
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Agents divided over door-knocking

Agents divided over door-knocking | Property Industries | Scoop.it
Principals and agents are evenly divided over whether or not door-knocking is an effective prospecting tool, according to a recent poll.
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CPD a must in national agents' licence: poll

CPD a must in national agents' licence: poll | Property Industries | Scoop.it
Almost two thirds of industry professionals that responded to a recent poll believed continuing professional development (CPD) should be part of a national licence for agents.
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Agents face fines for misleading Facebook postings

Agents face fines for misleading Facebook postings | Property Industries | Scoop.it
Agents must be vigilant with the comments being posted on their Facebook “brand” pages or risk fines and public shaming.
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Property scammers confuse buyers

Property scammers confuse buyers | Property Industries | Scoop.it
Scammers posing as the owners of a Perth townhouse on the market for $979,000 tried to con thousands of dollars out of prospective tenants by listing it as available to rent on a free classifieds website.
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No bubble trouble in house price rise: RBA

No bubble trouble in house price rise: RBA | Property Industries | Scoop.it
Property prices are showing signs of life but there will be no repeat of a 1990s-style housing boom, a senior Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) analyst says.
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October - a good month for Perth homeowners

October - a good month for Perth homeowners | Property Industries | Scoop.it
October - a good month for Perth homeowners...
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Scammers thwarted in attempt to sell WA home - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Scammers thwarted in attempt to sell WA home - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Property Industries | Scoop.it
Fraud police and a real estate agency in Western Australia have thwarted an attempt by con artists to sell a home without the owner's knowledge.
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Mum battles to keep $520,000

The mother of a Perth fashion designer who disappeared while on a serious drug dealing charge will fight an attempt to have $520,000 confiscated as...
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Agents foil real estate scammers

A Perth real estate agent has foiled Nigerian fraudsters trying to sell an Edgewater home without the owner knowing.
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Bargain hunters warned over real estate scams - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Bargain hunters warned over real estate scams - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Property Industries | Scoop.it
The New South Wales consumer watchdog is warning prospective home buyers and renters of scams which are costing unsuspecting victims thousands of dollars.
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Park homes on rise as housing prices soar - inMyCommunity - Perth, Western Australia

Park homes on rise as housing prices soar - inMyCommunity - Perth, Western Australia | Property Industries | Scoop.it
CARAVAN parks are fast becoming a real housing alternative for many local people, who are taking up permanent residency as housing prices continue to rise.
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Landlords are ripping off desperate renters living in squalid houses amid Melbourne's worsening rental crisis

Landlords are ripping off desperate renters living in squalid houses amid Melbourne's worsening rental crisis | Property Industries | Scoop.it
SLUM landlords are charging desperate renters hundreds of dollars to live in squalid houses as Melbourne's rental crisis worsens.
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'For sale by owner' website owner defends model

'For sale by owner' website owner defends model | Property Industries | Scoop.it
The owner of a website that allows vendors and buyers to sell property directly to each other via a website has defended its position against a barrage of agent complaints, claiming it is simply providing another option for consumers rather than...
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REIV tipped to quit REIA

REIV tipped to quit REIA | Property Industries | Scoop.it
The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) and the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) have failed to dismiss rumours that they will split at the end of this year.
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Rental discrimination leaves tenants 'distraught'

Rental discrimination leaves tenants 'distraught' | Property Industries | Scoop.it
Rental discrimination leaves tenants 'distraught'...
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