Rate Cut or Not ?

Dr AndrewAustralian Property Investment, Interest Rates

Hi Everyone Commentators are divided as to the likelihood of the Reserve Bank of Australia announcing another interest rate cut in August, especially in light of the June Quarter CPI report that has just been released. I believe the RBA has sufficient data to warrant a cut to 1.50 % but can also see a … Read More

The Negative Gearing Debate and the pre-Budget News

Dr AndrewBudget, Property investing

Hi Everyone, We have come to the annual pre-budget season once again where the usual rhetoric in relation to the removal of Negative Gearing and other unpopular outcomes make their way out of the closet to give the media some new doom and gloom scenarios to throw at us. This debate may be something we … Read More

Australian Home Prices and Interest Rates – April 2015

Dr AndrewWashington Green Property

Hi Everyone, The case for the RBA resuming interest rate cuts this year has been fairly clear: commodity prices have fallen more than expected; the $AUD has remained relatively high; while residential construction and consumer spending are okay the outlook for business investment has deteriorated pointing to overall growth remaining sub-par; and inflation is low. … Read More