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    Simon Pressley: Australian Real Estate Hall Of Fame

    - by Simon Pressley

        Propertyology’s very own, Simon Pressley, has received arguably the most prestigious award in Australian real estate, having been inducted into the Real Estate Institute of Australia’s (REIA) Hall of Fame. Simon received the highly acclaimed accolade after winning the national award for Buyer’s Agent of the Year for…

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    Our Award Winning Formulae

    - by Simon Pressley

    Watch this short video to see how we can help you find the right property, in the right location, at the right price.

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    Avoid Being A Creature Of Habit

    - by Simon Pressley

    A share investor wouldn’t buy shares in Qantas purely because that was their preferred airline. If they did, they would have grossly under-achieved. Why is it then that a majority of property investors don’t even consider investing in locations outside of their home town? Australia is a big place. Watch…

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    Analysis Paralysis?

    - by Simon Pressley

    PROPERTYOLOGY recently worked with first time property investor, John.  A full time worker, single father and short on time, John had asked his father Tony to help him with arranging his property investment.  Together, Tony and John had worked themselves into a bit of a frenzy! With a real interest in…

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    Property Economics

    - by Simon Pressley

    A lot of property investors say that they don’t like shares because they don’t understand share markets. We suggest that most property investors don’t really understand property markets either. There is a big difference between understanding the ‘neighbourhood’ and understanding ‘the market’. To really understand ‘the market’, one needs to…

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    Brisbane Airport Infrastructure Project

    - by Simon Pressley

    The 2014 Master Plan for the Brisbane airport was approved by the federal government. $3.8 billion will be invested by BAC over 10 years with a view to doubling passenger numbers to 48 million by 2034. Studies conducted for the Master Plan revealed that by 2034 the airport precinct would…

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    How Do We Select Locations?

    - by Simon Pressley

    There are over 9.6 million properties in Australia. These are spread across 8 states / territories and 550 local councils. In order to make our client’s investment dollar work harder, PROPERTYOLOGY takes a ‘peeling the layers off the onion’ approach to strategically selecting locations to invest in for long-term capital growth…

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    ‘Financial Instrument’, Not A Property

    - by Simon Pressley

    The prime objective of investing is to make money. When it comes to making money through investing in property, it pays to have a completely different mindset to selecting the family home. PROPERTYOLOGY are trained professionals; we view property as a financial instrument. Watch this video to see what we…

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    Major Projects, NSW Mining Industry

    - by Simon Pressley

    There have been a few government approvals for significant coal mining projects in New South Wales this week. A new $1 billion coal mine has been approved new Gunnedah. Expansions of existing mines at Mudgee and Muswellbrook were granted yesterday by NSW’s Planning Assessment Commission. Meanwhile, expansions of various other…

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    Three Cylinders Which Power A Property Market Engine

    - by Simon Pressley

    There are three cylinders which power a property market engine – demand, supply, and sentiment. As shown in this illustration, there are a number of different factors (spark plugs) which influence the pace that an engine moves at. Many of the myths associated with property markets are not supported by…

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    The Environment For Property Investors Is Healthy

    - by Simon Pressley

    Aside from the ‘manufactured confidence’ courtesy of a 2009-10 stimulus package, 2014 marked the first year since the GFC where confidence was shown in Australian property markets. As we enter 2015, the environment for property investors is healthy. The message from the RBA is ‘stability’ with a 2.50% cash rate…

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    An Exception To The Rule

    - by Simon Pressley

    This property is an exception to one of Propertyology’s golden rules. But, only because it was an exceptional investment opportunity. So much so that we wanted to share this interesting story with you… We do not encourage investing in ‘specialised’ properties such as studio apartments, dual income properties, or properties…

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    Houses Or Apartments?

    - by Simon Pressley

    Watch this video to find out which dwelling style has more associated risks….Click Here

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    Springfield, SE Queensland

    - by Simon Pressley

    The award-wining master-planned community of Greater-Springfield is a state government initiative to attempt to drag some of south east Queensland’s population growth inland to minimise population density along the coast. Located within the Ipswich region, the satellite city has progressed significantly over the last decade. A new wave social infrastructure…

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    Australia’s Highest Capital City Jobless Spot

    - by Simon Pressley

    Where ever there is a job there is demand for accommodation. It should therefore not surprise people that Propertyology had a keen interest in the Federal Government’s newly released report which looked at labour market trends across every single Local Government Authority in Australia. Elizabeth in Adelaide’s northern suburbs has…

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    Don’t Invest With Emotion

    - by Simon Pressley

    Whether it’s your first property or twenty-first, buying an investment property is a completely different process to purchasing a family home. Buying the family home is an emotional decision-making process. “Is the property big enough? Is that the part of town that we want to live? How does it fit…

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    Propertyology Did All The Leg Work

    - by Simon Pressley

    We are very appreciative of the services provided by the PROPERTYOLOGY team. We had already decided to get professional help to invest. We both work full time and as business owners, our time away from work was spent raising our family. As our time was precious, and our property knowledge very…

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