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In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses the benefits of buying in the inner suburbs of your city. Here's what he said: Want to buy a home or investment in the inner city? So does pretty much everyone else, so odds are you’re going to pay...

In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses a buyers biggest fear  - ”Will I pay too much?” Here's what he had to say: “Will I pay too much?” This is definitely a question on many buyers’ minds in Sydney today.   After two boom years in 2013 and 2014, the...

In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses why increasing numbers of parents are getting involved in the real estate affairs of their children. Here's what he had to say: Over the past few years we’ve seen the continuous rise of the bank of mum and dad. Young...

In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses the growing auction market and how to navigate your way to bidding success. Here's what he said: Sydney auction clearance rates are back to boom time levels, registering above 80% for the first five consecutive Saturdays of the selling...

In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath explains why he believes the governments proposed foreign investment tax is ill advised. HERE’S WHAT HE SAID: The Federal Government’s proposal to slug foreign investors at least $5,000 just to apply to buy residential Australian real estate is very dangerous and...

In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath explains why it is a fantastic time to think about selling your property. Here’s what he said: We’ve had two exceptional years of capital growth in Sydney and 2015 is off to a cracking start with clearance rates returning to above...

In his recent column in Switzer, John McGrath explains why there is always a good time to buy property. Here’s what he said: Following exceptionally strong growth in Sydney house prices over the past two years (RP Data reports 13.4% in 2014 and 15.2% in 2013), buyers might be...

In his regular Switzer column property expert John McGrath recommends not to panic when reading reports of our property market growth slowing and not to worry that you've missed the boat. Here's what he said: Christmas period was a great time to reflect on another incredible year for Sydney real...

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