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Cameron Micallef

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Cameron is a journalist for Momentum Media's nestegg and Smart Property Investment. He enjoys giving Aussies practical financial tips and tricks to help grow their wealth and achieve financial independence. As a self-confessed finance nerd, Cameron enjoys chatting with industry experts and commentators to leverage their insights to grow your portfolio.

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Philip Lowe

Take advantage of low interest rates, governor urges

The Reserve Bank of Australia has told investors to stop waiting for zero interest rates and take advantage of the curre...
Simon Pressley

7 property facts you need to know today

Most Australians have an idyllic retirement situation, but many fail to plan for the years without income, a property in...
Natural disaster

Why 1 in 20 homes will become uninsurable

If Australia does not act on climate change, one in 20 homes will become uninsurable by the end of the century due to it...
Sydney and Adelaide

Property prices in the nation’s capital cities

Falling interest rates, relaxed lending standards and a re-election have all accelerated a national upswing in growth in...
Mark Fullerton

5 lessons learnt from property investing

While property is one of the great ways to build wealth in Australia, it comes with a raft of challenges for first-time ...
Tim Lawless

Property industry hits new listing low

Strong clearance rates have not attracted new sellers, with property listings over the past 28 days falling to its lowes...

Banking approvals grow despite turbulent year

The big four banks are continuing to fall behind smaller authorised deposit-taking institutions, according to the latest...
Apartment building

How have apartments performed?

More concerning than the thousands of reported defects for high-rise property is the lower growth rate of apartments whe...
Lisa Claes

The 30% rule and its relevance in 2019

We’ve all heard the age-old adage, “Don’t spend more than 30 per cent of your income on property”. But as proper...
Is a new housing boom upon us

Is a new housing boom upon us?

Historically low interest rates and changes to APRA’s serviceability rates have led the property market into a new boo...
Property listings record ‘abnormal’ decrease

Property listings record ‘abnormal’ decrease

Spring sale time has not attracted would-be sellers, with the national residential property listings falling by 4 per ...

RBA reveals October cash rate call

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has announced its decision on the official cash rate for October, following banks fa...

Are first time property investors staying home longer?

As the property market shows signs of recovery, millennials are now losing hope that they’ll be able to fly the coop b...
Philip Lowe

Creeping house price rises a non-issue for central bank

The governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has hinted at further cash rate cuts despite holding a belief that t...
Property commentators

The 4 types of property commentators revealed

Property commentators fall into four distinct groups: barrackers, boo-ers, boofheads and brains, suggests a leading expe...


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