What to Look for in a Property or Investment Scheme

It was an accident waiting to happen.

In one corner, cashed up and trusting investors wanting to get the best returns out of their savings.

In the other corner, sales people for a property scheme, posing as financial advisers – earning a commission from every dollar they can get you to invest.

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Bentleigh, Bentleigh East, Ormond and McKinnon Suburb Profile

Bentleigh and Bentleigh East are located about fifteen kilometres south east of the Melbourne CBD, and are surrounded by Brighton East to the west, Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Hughesdale to the north, Oakleigh South to the east and Moorabin to the south.

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Rental Crisis Spurs Property Investor Boom

Melbourne’s 284,000 renting households are finding themselves caught between a rock and a hard place.

On the one hand vacancies for rental properties are at an all time low 1.7% – and landlords know it. This is especially true in inner city suburbs such as Carlton, Richmond and South Yarra, where vacancy is just 1.5%.

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More Women Buying Property

Footloose and fancy free female seeks accountant, bank lender and real estate agent – for date with financial security.

That’s right, girl power is ripe in Melbourne’s real estate game, and it’s a trend that doesn’t look like slowing any time soon.

Agents say the days of women waiting for a man to get into the property market are gone. Waiting for blokes, especially those that have their act together, costs money – and smart girls aren’t waiting around to watch opportunity pass them by.

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