Juliet Helmke

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Based in Sydney, Juliet Helmke has a broad range of reporting and editorial experience across the areas of business, technology, entertainment and the arts. She was formerly Senior Editor at The New York Observer.

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Why investors are buying further from home

‘Double the distance’: Why investors are buying further from home

Investor behaviour has not been spared from the changes and disruptions wrought by COVID-19.  ...
property’s growth potential

If you buy now, what’s your property’s growth potential?

Conventional wisdom says that property prices double every decade. But does that remain true in hot markets with the l...
property market trends

4 property market trends to expect in 2022

The impacts of COVID-19 are expected to continue to sway the property market in the year ahead, even as the country’s ...
Could Christmas 2021 be the best time to buy

Could Christmas 2021 be the best time to buy?

With lockdowns throwing off the normal seasonal flow of the property market, experts are predicting an unusually busy Ch...
Do buyers come out better or worse in off-market sales

Do buyers come out better or worse in off-market sales?

While new research reveals that properties sold off-market tend to fetch a lower price, a seller’s level of satisfacti...
8 steps to win at auction

8 steps to win at auction

In a volatile market with uncertain price forecasts, it’s common to see more and more sellers opting to go to auction ...
property price growth

Is 2021’s property price growth unprecedented?

The country’s property market may be extremely hot, but new data reveals that this isn’t the fastest rate at which A...
minister for growth areas

Does Australia need a minister for growth areas?

With Australia’s outer metropolitan suburbs growing at twice the national average, an advocacy group is calling for a ...
interest rate rises

What’s your tolerance for interest rate rises?

Low-interest rates may present an opportune moment to add further properties to your portfolio, but a mortgage expert wa...
DIY danger flagged amidst renovation revolution

DIY danger flagged amidst renovation revolution

The DIY renovation craze spurred on by long periods spent in lockdown has heightened the danger of acquiring a serious h...
industrial investments

E-commerce drives record $14bn year for industrial investments

With online shopping cementing its footprint in Australian consumer behaviour, warehouse space has proven to be one of t...
NSW takes up paperless conveyancing

NSW takes up paperless conveyancing

NSW has followed the lead of Queensland, South Australia, and the ACT in switching to electronic-only titles. ...
The Lanes retail village

Investors flock to Gold Coast retail

Three big commercial sales on the Gold Coast during the month of October have solidified a growing positive outlook for ...
Peter White

How investors end up in ‘mortgage prison’

APRA’s recent increases to banks’ loan serviceability expectations are intended to cool rapidly rising prices, but i...
Adrian Kelly

‘We take no comfort in the current record prices’: REIA

The standing committee on taxation and revenue has heard that Australia’s current housing affordability issues are “...


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