Monthly Archive for March, 2012

Price falls the same but fundamentals different in US v Australia property

As further signs of weakness emerged in the US housing market following the release of the latest the S&P/Case-Shiller index, RP Data boss Graham Mirabito has stressed there are few points of similarity between the Australian housing market and the US housing market.

Borrowers want to fix: survey


Fixed rate mortgages are proving very popular as borrowers become increasingly worried about further out of cycle rate hikes, a new survey has revealed.

Insanity of Mr. Market – Robert Kiyosaki

I’ve never cared for the stock market. To me, investing in stocks is like taking a trip to Las Vegas. I know Las Vegas is fun, exciting, and a few people do win money. However, the odds are stacked against you. Las Vegas is for gamblers and is funded by losers—and so is the stock market.

There are bright spots for property investment on the Gold and Sunshine coasts

I like David Koch. I must confess I like Mel, Natalie and Fifi more, but David, by my standards, is a cut above the rest when it comes to daytime television.

More first-home buyers and investors keen on property: NAB

The appeal of new residential property is growing among first-home buyers, investors and overseas buyers, according to NAB’s latest quarterly residential review.