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Blacktown hotspot for investment
Blacktown Sun, 5 February 2013

11 Western Australian suburbs have been identified among Australia’s top 50 areas poised for capital growth in 2013
Harcourts Newsroom, 1 February 2013

Blacktown one of the best to invest: Smart Property Investment magazine's Fast 50 report
theTelegraph.com.au, 24 January 2013

Falcon set to soar
In My Community, 23 January 2013

Emerald market bumps the trend in property downturn
CQ News, 23 January 2013

Macquarie Fields, Ingleburn named as real estate hot spots
CampbelltownCampbelltown, NSW Campbelltown, SA Macarthur Advertiser, 22 January 2013

Investment to provide a boost for Dubbo
Daily Liberal, 19 January 2013

Dubbo amoung solid investments
Daily Liberal, 19 January 2013

Good time to buy in Mildura
Sunraysia Daily, 18 January 2013

Resource-rich Hunter investment property hotspot
Australian Online News, 16 January 2013

Toowoomba leads Australia as best investment spot
The Chronicle, 17 January 2013

Luxury Cotswold Hills home will go to highest bidder
The Chronicle, 17 January 2013

Ipswich in top 50 locations to buy property: Report
The Queensland Times, 17 January 2013

Gladstone still one of the hottest spots for property
The Observer, 17 January 2013

Toowoomba identified as real estate hotspot
The Chronicle, 16 January 2013

Resource-rich Hunter investment property hotspot
ABC News, 16 January 2013

Bendigo named in top 50 investments
Bendigo Advertiser, 16 January 2013

Franklin property hot-spot
themercury.com.au, 16 January 2013

It's official, Cessnock's an investment hot spot
The Advertiser, 16 January 2013

Bundaberg swiftly becoming investment 'hot spot'
NewsMail, 16 January 2013

Six places in victoria where property prices will rise
Herald Sun, 15 January 2013

Bendigo labelled 'Hot Property'for investors in 2013
Bendigo Advertiser, 15 January 2013

WA suburbs in nation's top 50 property list
WA Business News, 15 January 2013

Property bargains in inner Melbourne
Herald Sun, 16 May 2012

PerthPerth, TAS Perth, WA's trendy suburbs the nation's best for cheap units
Sydney Morning Herald,
16 May 2012

Perth's inner suburbs a bargain?
Perth Now, 16 May 2012

Perth's trendy suburbs the nation's best for cheap units
WA Today, 16 May 2012

Smart decision for investors
Penrith Star, 9 May 2012

CEO slams recent publication
Daily Mercury, 18 April 2012

Renovation rescue for Ambarvale home
Campbelltown - Macarthur Advertiser,
28 March 2012

Digging for gold - April issue of Smart Property Investment Magazine
BG Property Styling, 15 March 2012

Hidden gems to be found in Ambarvale
Campbelltown - Macarthur Advertise, 15 February 2012

Warrnambool's a top investment spot
The Warrnambool Standard,
10 February 2012

Residential property investing safe as houses

Colliers International, 8 February 2012

Our town is hot property
Muswellbrook Chronicle, 3 February 2012

Sydney's West primed for growth

Aussie, 2 February 2012

Top property investment in Penrith: out to prove their point
Penrith Star, 1 February 2012

Frankston flagged as a smart destination
Melbourne Leader, 26 January 2012    

Frankston flagged as a smart destination
Lilydale & Yarra Valley Leader, 26 January 2012       

Prices are right for Rosemeadow housing
Campbelltown – Macarthur Advertiser, 25 January 2012    

Rosemeadow top area for smart investors
Macarthur Chronicle Campbelltown Edition, 24 January 2012

Sitting on gold
Our World Today
, 23 January 2012

Bathurst's in the Fast 50
Western Advocate
, 21 January 2012

Muswellbrook a top buy
Muswellbrook Chronicle, 20 January 2012

Investors eye Surat Basin
Toowoomba Chronicle, 20 January 2012

Investment hot spot
Moree Champion, 19 January 2012

Muswellbrook and Wickham named property hotspots
ABC Newcastle, 18 January 2012

Fast track to growth
Townsville Bulletin, 18 January 2012

Sunrise
Channel 7, 18 January 2012

Real estate buck stops here
Gladstone Observer, 18 January 2012

Rocky red hot for real estate boom
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin, 18 January 2012

Property investors look to Penrith for a bargain
Penrith City Star, 18 January 2012

Report highlights suburbs geared for capital growth in 2012
Geelong Advertiser, 18 January 2012

A city of hot spots
Goulburn Post, 18 January 2012

CH towns in investment top-50 list
Central Queensland News, 18 January 2012

Mine towns named investment hot spots
Mining Australia, 18 January 2012

ACT tops property hot spots
The RiotACT, 18 January 2012

Port Adelaide is tipped as an investment goldmine
The Advertiser, 18 January 2012

Property investment magazine gives Warrnambool blue-chip rating
The Warrnambool Standard, 17 January 2012

Channel Ten News, 17 January 2012

Warrnambool named a property hotspot
The Warrnambool Standard, 17 January 2012

Mudgee Growth Story Affirms Our Predictions
ilovemudgee.com, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
My Daily News, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australian property hot spots
News.com.au, 17 January 2012

SA 'a top property hot spot', online survey reveals
AdelaideNow, 17 January 2012

Warrnambool emerges, but Queensland's Gladstone still darling of top 50 investment list
Property Observer, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australian property hot spots
AdelaideNow, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Gympie Times, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Central Telegraph, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
The Satellite, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
The Northern Star, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Coolum & North Shore News, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Ballina Shire Advocate, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Clarence Valley Daily Examiner, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Rockhampton Morning Bulletin, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Mackay Daily Mercury, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Fraser Coast Chronicle, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
SunshineSunshine, NSW Sunshine, VIC Coast Daily, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Byron Shire News, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Central Queensland News, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
WarwickWarwick, WA Warwick, QLD Daily News, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Whitsunday Times, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Bundaberg News Mail, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Toowoomba Chronicle, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Noosa News, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Ipswich Queensland Times, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Northern Rivers Echo, 17 January 2012

Gladstone top investment location
Gladstone Observer, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
The Courier-Mail, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
Big Pond News, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
SBS, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
Business Spectator, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
The West Australia, 17 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
WAToday, 17 January 2012

Nation's property hotspots - Pilbara, Perth
Perth Now, 17 January 2012

Mudgee included in Top 50 growth areas
Mudgee Guardian, 16 January 2012

ACT tops property hot spots
Yahoo7Finance, 16 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
Sky News, 16 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
Yahoo New Zealand, 16 January 2012

ACT tops Australia's property hot spots
Nine MSN, 16 January 2012

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With the softening market impacting property values in many parts of Australia, Sally Wood, Opteon state director for NSW, ACT and Qld joins us to discuss the importance of valuations in the current property market

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Joining host Phil Tarrant, Sally will draw on her 25 years of experience in valuation and discuss the processes involved in arriving at a value for a particular property. She will also share how that process differs between commercial and residential properties and the difficulties which regional property valuations can present.

Sally will unpack the importance and cost of regular valuations on your properties, discuss whether presentation and owner input can sway a valuation and share what you should look for when seeking a reputable property valuer.

If you like this episode, show your support by rating us or leaving a review on iTunes (The Smart Property Investment Show) and by following Smart Property Investment on social media: FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

If you have any questions about what you heard today, any topics of interest you have in mind, or if you’d like to lend your voice to the show, email [email protected] for more insights!

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Bill will unpack why properties are spending longer on market, share what he believes property investors are doing wrong when trying to sell their properties and share the secrets to getting the best out of a real estate agent and an auction in the current softening market.

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Gavin Kemp and his now-fiancé bought their first property together after only six months of dating. They weren’t even living together at the time. Now, two years on, the pair have bought five properties, sold two and have a solid plan in place for their ongoing property journey. 

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In this episode of the Smart Property Investment Show, Gavin joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss how he chose the locations where he decided to invest and how, due to the initial lack of education (something that he now values highly), he lost money on his first two investments.

Gavin will share his thoughts on the current property market, reveal the people who he has leaned on throughout his property journey and discuss why his strategy employs a zero procrastination rule.

If you like this episode, show your support by rating us or leaving a review on iTunes (The Smart Property Investment Show) and by following Smart Property Investment on social media: FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

If you have any questions about what you heard today, any topics of interest you have in mind, or if you’d like to lend your voice to the show, email [email protected] for more insights!

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