Where are the returns?

Where are the returns?

Where are the returns? Written by Mark Thomas 11 September, 2019 PBIE News Neuberger Berman focuses on providing 5 percent returns for fixed income risks.  Falling interest rates have been positive for people with mortgages and have also provided a boost to the...
Are headlines fuelling the property price recovery?

Are headlines fuelling the property price recovery?

Are headlines fuelling the property price recovery? Written by Mark Thomas 11 September, 2019 PBIE News It is amazing how fast the turnaround in the residential property market has been. But is it a turning point or are the press really just pumping up the story? We...
Shares v Property: Waltz, Tango or Cha-Cha-Cha?

Shares v Property: Waltz, Tango or Cha-Cha-Cha?

Shares v Property: Waltz, Tango or Cha-Cha-Cha? Written by Mark Thomas 27 August, 2019 PBIE News The very long term returns suggest that shares and property are well matched. Since 1926 the difference is 0.3 percent per annum, seemingly a small margin in favour of...
Property… The long view

Property… The long view

Property… The long view Written by Mark Thomas 27 August, 2019 PBIE News Property has earned its place as a long term holding in your SMSF or private investment portfolio that also holds shares and bonds. Over the long term we see that the national price for property...
Momentum mounting into Spring

Momentum mounting into Spring

Momentum mounting into Spring Written by Mark Thomas 27 August, 2019 PBIE News The bounce in auction clearance rates in August shows a return of enthusiasm. We have also seen a rise in the number of properties sold, up around 20%. There have been two rate cuts, a...