How government stimulus packages are affecting property markets

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How government stimulus packages are affecting property markets

by Phillip Tarrant 30 July 2020 1 minute read

With stress and anxiety around meeting rental obligations significantly increased in the wake of COVID-19, many investors and their tenants are breathing sighs of relief with the recent announcement of the extension to JobKeeper and JobSeeker schemes.

David Hancock
July 30, 2020

In this episode of The Smart Property Investment Show, host Phil Tarrant is joined by the director of Binnari Property, David Hancock, to unpack how property markets across the country are being impacted by government financial support packages.

David outlines whether he thinks it’s a good time to invest, which areas might see a price fall over the coming months, and his top tips to consider before purchasing a property in the current market.

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About the author

Phillip Tarrant

Phillip Tarrant

Phillip Tarrant is executive editor – Real Estate at Momentum Media. He is also an investor with a large property portfolio.

He leads the content strategy and corporate growth for a range of market and business intelligence platforms at Momentum Media, including Smart Property Investment – the authoritative voice for Australia’s property investment community.

As head of the Smart Property Investment Podcast Network, he also steers the largest network of property podcasts in Australia, which collectively generates nearly 2 million downloads every year.

There are over 2.6 million investment properties in Australia, with over 2.1 million Australians (or around 8 per cent of all Australians) owning one or more investment properties. A vibrant and critical sector for... Read more

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