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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Investors should focus on location, location, location this financial ...

If you are considering buying an investment property in Perth this financial year, you need to know where to buy  ...

Landlords need to work harder to retain tenants

There is an old saying in real estate that the ‘tenant is king’ and this is very much a truism in the current Perth ...

Western Australia top hotspot for population growth

Western Australia's population is growing by nearly twice that of New South Wales, so what does this mean for investors ...

Investors ask: Investing in Baldivis, WA

Q. My partner and I are looking at investment properties. Can you tell me if Baldivis in Western Australia is a good are...

Start of new tax year will see flood of first time property investors

The 1of of July heralds the start of a new financial year and it also the traditional time when many first time investor...
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More first home buyers will now choose to buy an investment property

The decision by the State Government in Western Australia to reduce the stamp duty concessions for first home buyers in ...
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Hot suburbs for apartment buyers

Astute property buyers can now achieve double digit capital growth in Perth through targeting high growth suburbs ...
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How to pick a boom suburb in Perth

Over the coming year there will still be opportunities for astute property buyers to achieve significant wealth creation...
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Top 10 Perth suburbs for 2014

The Perth market will continue to perform for investors in 2014 if you know where to buy. ...
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2014 - Year of the property investor in Perth

Financially it is a 'no-brainer' for investors to purchase properties in Perth, with strong rental returns and promosing...
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Property investors warned about swimming pools when buying a home

During the summer months, properties with swimming pools prove very attractive for home buyers. However, investors need ...
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'Old into new' should be key rule for Perth investors during 2014

With weekly rents starting to plateau in Perth due to higher vacancy rates, boosting rental returns will be a major chal...
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Holiday period is prime time to buy a property and avoid buyer's regre...

The Christmas/New Year holiday period is a great time to purchase a property in Perth – REIWA figures show that the me...
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10 reasons to use a property management company

A false economy made by many first time investors is to manage their own properties. ...
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Perth records highest rental growth rate

Perth is now a property hot spot for investors throughout Australia because of surging rents, with the latest figures pr...


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