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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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Rory O'Rourke

Coastal suburbs offer long-term growth prospects

Property investors and first home buyers wanting to secure long term rates of capital growth should focus on Perth’s c...
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Top 10 benefits of using a property manager

Currently there are more than 200,000 rental properties in Western Australia. However, less than half of these rental pr...
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The key to unit buying success

In some areas of Perth, the huge demand amongst investors for units has seen prices jump by as much as 50 per cent durin...
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Hot tips for Perth investors

The latest figures from the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) show that the median price of a home in P...
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Capital growth ahead for Perth market

Over the coming year, property buyers in the Perth real estate market  should follow the truism in real estate 'that t...
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Petrol prices are affecting property

With the price of petrol now selling for over $1.50 a litre in Perth, properties that are located close to the city cent...
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Major boost expected for WA

The falling Australian dollar will give a major boost to the Western Australian property market by making homes even mor...
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Perth records the highest rental yield growth rate

Perth is rapidly becoming a magnet for property investors throughout Australia because of surging rental yields. The lat...
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Number of Perth rentals advertised jumps 50pc

Perth landlords should take a more realistic approach to setting rents with the number of properties available for rent ...
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How to take advantage of mining towns

Property investors who want to take advantage of Western Australia’s booming economy should focus on Perth rather than...
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Top 10 Perth suburbs for 2013

The northern coastal suburbs of Perth should prove a magnet for property investors during 2013. I'm going to share with ...
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Ensuring you don't overcapitalise

During the last six months of 2012 the value of building approvals for home renovations in Western Australia totaled $32...
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Property investors should focus on these infrastructure projects

The announcement by the State Government in Western Australia to spend $500 million on upgrades to road system in the no...


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