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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Don’t accidentally go house shopping during the school holidays…Not even Airbnb will be able to save you!

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 […]

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Here’s what Airbnb’s whirlwind changes mean for investors

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 […]

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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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24 Suburbs Investors MUST AVOID

The media constantly declares certain suburbs as hotspots for investors and often fails to acknowledge that this is not always the case. The Suburbanite negative growth report will EXPOSE the areas that must be avoided by investors. Suburbanite founder and director, Anna Porter, says the report is produced annually to aid investors in avoiding negative […]

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Steer clear of the toot-toot. Trains don’t sell property.

Wrong side of the tracks? Are train stations and property values intrinsically linked? While Sydney is embroiled in train driver strikes, scheduling issues and crowded platforms across the suburbs, Anna Porter says trains can be just as unreliable for the real estate sector. Property adviser and former valuer Anna Porter of Suburbanite busts the adage […]

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