What do we have for you this week?   Is it too early to call a halt to the property boom? Who really knows? Everyone has an opinion and at the end of the day, only time will tell.  There are so many unknowns and this week we added a new big unknown – a federal election.  There is no doubt in my mind we are seeing a shift in market conditions as we move from a seller-controlled market to one dictated by buyers.  Buyside’s Josh Masters monthly review of market conditions gives some interesting insights and clues on what to look for.

If you think the downsizing trend has been staggering up to now then brace yourself.  It is estimated that a staggering 1.6 million Aussies aged between 58 and 76 will downsize in the next 5 years. Bushy Martin catches up with Mark Macduffie, author of a report from downsizing.com, as he reveals a solution to a problem facing many of them.  Find out what that problem is in a moment and hear the solution.

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