The joy for the aged care industry from the government’s commitment to more funding has been short lived – amid reports it simply isn’t ready for change. The Government has allocated $1.6 Billion to increase in home care place by 14,000 over 4 years, resulting in our aging population staying at home longer with more […]
The popularity of serviced apartments ordinarily peaks during and after holiday periods, as travellers return to work considering investing in holiday homes that they have scouted during their time away. But one property commentator says that she has “personally seen these investments stay vacant for months, if not years.” Anna Porter, founder of Suburbanite warns […]
Has Lowy seen the writing on the wall? It’s never been more important for the bricks and mortar retail giants to startthinking outside the box. With online shopping becoming so prevalent (contributing a staggering $20billion in revenue to the sector and a growth rate of 13.5% according to IBIS research), bricks and mortar retailers need […]
A new report from CoreLogic has recently been released on the suburbs closest to capital cities with a median house value of less than $500,000 – but what do you have to give up for housing affordability these days? Especially for Sydney, these suburbs are significantly out of the CBD and they also come without […]
Suburbanite Principal, Anna Porter, has contributed to this Australian Financial Review article stating that: “Conflicts of interest frequently arise when a mortgage broker, accountant, or financial planner receives part of the commission from a property firm, who receive their commission from the developer, or seller.” Read the full article here.
Anna Porter is a regular contributor to The Property Observer. In this guest observation she warns investors about the new regulations that have shaken up the world of Airbnb in Sydney. Read this great piece here.
Anna’s media stir has been featured in Smart Property Investment. In this piece, Anna calls out “Some well-known mortgage broking firms openly admit to receiving $5,000–$10,000 per referral in their pocket.” Read the article here.
Property Observer featured Anna’s thoughts on the conflict of interest amidst related parties to a property being paid on both parts of the fence. Read the article here.
Anna Porter has been causing quite a stir in the media around this frowned upon practice. Industry Body, Mortgage Professional Australia, shared the news! Check it out here.
The prevalent practice of property investment firms sharing undisclosed kickbacks will be outlawed, amongst other changes to come into effect in NSW on 1 July this year under the Property Stock and Business Agents Act and Real Estate Reform being handed down by regulators in NSW. Many may not realise that the practise of passing […]
The previously unregulated short-term letting industry in NSW has just seen some big changes and investors are being warned to watch out. Regulations to Airbnb were going to happen eventually, but on Tuesday the wheels were finally set in motion. Property commentator and valuer, Anna Porter of Suburbanite explains the game changer that has occurred […]
It’s been just over a week since the 2018 budget reveal and it’s about time someone lays down the facts. Property commentator and valuer, Anna Porter of Suburbanite warns that the budget has done nothing to create jobs in the long-term and is really just focused on a bunch of transport projects. “Let’s get real […]