EXPOSED: The Aged Care Industry has fallen short

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 […]

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Job Creation a LOSS in 2018 Federal Budget

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 […]

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Crackdown on Property Kickbacks Welcomed

The quiet practice of sharing undisclosed kickbacks amongst the supply chain involved in development sales will be outlawed in July this year in the NSW Jurisdiction.  Property commentator and valuer Anna Porter of Suburbanite welcomes the reform and says conflicts of interest frequently arises when a mortgage broker, accountant or financial planner receives part of […]

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2018 Market Outlook

Many property commentators won’t forecast the year ahead and discuss what and where they think you should be buying in 2018. What markets are hot? What markets are not? What should you avoid? Anna Porter, principal of Suburbanite, expert property market commentator and keynote speaker explains her opinion on the year ahead for Australian real […]

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Investing Outside the Box – How about Serviced Apartments?

More often than not, higher yields scream higher risk. This is no different for investing in serviced apartments. By definition, a serviced apartment is a fully serviced apartment that is available for stays both long and short term which provides hotel-like amenities such as room service, fitness centres, laundries and recreation rooms. A builder/developer builds […]

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Anna call’s out QBE’s Housing Outlook predictions as ‘Ballsy”

With claims of Hobart set for profit and Adelaide predicted to have marginal rises, a property commentator has come out and says she doesn’t believe this would be the case. Following the release of the QBE Australian Housing Outlook 2017-2020 report, property valuer, investment adviser, property market commentator and author Anna Porter said Hobart’s future success has […]

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