The top 20 affordable locations tipped to experience rapid value increases have been uncovered by a new report.As seen in SPI Online’s e-newsletter WHICH Investment Property on 10 May 2016. Download original SPI blog here.Download FULL Hotspotcentral report to make sense of the data behind this report.Hotspotcentral.com.au has identified the 10 suburbs with values below

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Hotspotcentral’s Top 20 suburbs announced by SPI Online

This article appeared in Vision China Times.The BoomScore™(www.DSRScorecom.au) is a combination of a number of property price movement indicators like auction clearance rates, stock on market, vacancy rates, days on market, discounting, yield, online search interest and the ratio of renters vs owner-occupiers in an area.When deciding where to invest, there is a huge amount

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The ideal renters vs owners statistics for picking a winner

As published in Your Investment Property Magazine, July 2014Written by Hotspotcentral.com.au’s research analyst. Many investors baulk at the thought of buying into a low socio-economic area. Others have no choice. But which would be the best option from a strategic perspective, assuming we all had a choice? Which option would benefit the investor’s primary goals?WHAT

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Premium vs. Lower Socio-Economic Suburbs – which should you choose?

As published in Your Investment Property Magazine, June 2014 Written by Hotspotcentral.com.au’s research analyst. Now that the market has moved to the next cycle, should you now look at changing your strategy? If so, are you better off chasing cash flow or should you stick with capital growth? Hotspotcentral.com.au’s research analyst looks at the pros

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Capital growth vs. cash flow – What’s the best strategy for the current market?

SPI MAG JUNE 2014 | THE OBSERVER EFFECTWith so much data presented to property investors in the media, it’s hard to tell if it is causing price movement or simply reflecting what has already happened in a particular market. Hotspotcentral’s Michael Fuller questions, in his monthly column in SPI, if property data reflects a market

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The ‘Observer Effect’ – Does property data reflect a market today or predict where it’s going?