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Rory O'Rourke

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Rory O’Rourke is the principal and licensee of O’Rourke Realty Investments in Perth and has been in the property industry for over 40 years.

Rory is a former Vice President of the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI) Australian Chapter and was inducted into the International Who’s Who of Professionals for 2009/2010.

He has authored three bestselling books Born Free Taxed to Death, I sold 22 homes in one day and It’s Time… the Republic of Australia.

These books can be accessed at http://www.orourke.com.au/books.html

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Top 10 coastal Perth suburbs for 2016

Buying in a buyer's market doesn't mean you can take a lax approach to doing your due diligence and finding the right p...
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Is your home protected from natural disasters?

Western Australian property owners are warned about underinsurance as bushfire seasons hits.
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Clouds in Sydney property market gives Perth a silver lining

With more realistic house prices within reach, the Western Australian property market gains investor interest.
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No such thing as a free house?

The current property market in this major Australian capital city could bust that myth.
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Perth: A bargain hunter’s paradise?

Property investors looking for a good buy in a capital city should now consider the Perth market.
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Capital growth still achievable in Perth

Despite predictions that the slowdown in the resources sector would have a severe impact on the local property market, a...
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Why is the Perth property market changing?

There are a number of trends emerging in Perth that investors need to be aware of. 
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Top 10 Perth suburbs for 2015 and 2016

The Perth market will continue to perform in the new financial year if you know where to buy. ...
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10 key questions to ask when selecting a property manager

Many property investors choose the wrong property management company - so here's how to get it right.  ...
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Why ugly duckling properties can be a goldmine

Astute investors need to know how to identify run-down properties that will reap them big rewards.  ...
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Buying a prime investment property for under $400,000

It is important not to overexpose yourself to debt and risk as a property investor, so knowing how to source properties ...
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5 things to consider before buying a house and land package

House and land packages have traditionally been very popular with investors in Western Australia, but with such a large ...
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Why Perth house prices still represent fair value for money

Despite negative news coverage and less-than-exciting price growth predictions – Perth still offers great investment...
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5 top tips for landlords when vacancy rates are rising

Perth rental vacancy rates have more than doubled since the end of 2012, up from 1.8 per cent to 4.0 per cent during the...
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Why investors should focus on infrastructure projects

Investors searching for the next property hotspot this financial year should keep an eye on government spending and new ...


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