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Investing in Apartments

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It’s a common dilemma for investors as to what type of property performs best in the long term.  Houses, apartments, offices?

Alot of people believe that houses always grow better than apartments because they have a greater land value.

It is true that a house generally has a larger land component and that it is the value of the land that increases over the years, whilst the physical property itself depreciates (loses value).

Buying Investment Property in Sydney

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Sydney is Australia’s largest city with a population of around 4.5 million people.  Centred on the fabulous Sydney Harbour, Sydney was the landing point of the first fleet in 1788 and the birthplace of modern Australia.

Sydney is divided into smaller council areas:

Ashfield, Auburn, Bankstown, Blacktown, Botany Bay, Burwood, Camden, Campbelltown, Canada Bay, Canterbury, Fairfield, Hills Shire, Holroyd, Hornsby Shire, Hunter’s Hill, Hurstville, Kogarah, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Leichardt, Liverpool, Manly, Marrickville, Mosman, North Sydney, Parramatta, Penrith, Pittwater, Randwick, Rockdale, Ryde, Strathfield, Sutherland, Sydney (City), Warringah, Waverly, Willoughby, Woollahra.