Recent media headlines would have you believe that Sydney property prices only head in one direction…….UP. Estate agents also have a vested interest in having us believe that property prices only ever head in the one direction as higher prices are good for business. At the moment, everyone is … [Read more...] about Proof property prices do not always go up!
Over the years we have seen a variety of property investment advisory companies claim that one type of property is better than the other. Is a free-standing house or a strata apartment better for growth as a long-term investment? And it’s an argument that never seems to be won. But does it need … [Read more...] about What is the best investment option – a house or apartment?
From 2016 to 2019 inclusive, both Sydney and Melbourne each had in excess of 100,000 new residents arrive each of those years. This population growth has now been largely curtailed due to our international border being closed to immigrants. This is likely to remain so for the remainder of 2021 and … [Read more...] about Will the impact of near zero immigration have a lasting impact on property prices?
There were lots of headlines in 2020 that caused fear for the readers of them and they were not limited to the pandemic. You might recall ones that screamed about a “housing market crash”. These are not new of course having been around for the last quarter of the last century and pretty much all … [Read more...] about Will 2021 bring your clients FOMO or JOMO
Remember this time last year when we were full of hope for what 2020 will bring? Well it has certainly been a challenging year for many who will be happy to see the end of 2020 and welcome 2021 with open arms. But before we head into a new year, now is definitely a great time to review the goals … [Read more...] about Smart Goals for 2021
The Australian economy isn’t the only thing that has been shut down in 2020. So too has migration to Australia. The impacts of COVID-19 has seen our borders shut to overseas arrivals and with these migrants ceasing to arrive, what will the flow on effects be to the Australian housing construction … [Read more...] about Will the 2020 COVID-19 collapse in migration cause a collapse in housing construction?
If saving for a deposit and associated costs to enter the property market is out of your reach, then maybe becoming involved in a property syndicate could be your first step to get on the property ladder. Property syndicates were popular towards the end of last century but went out of fashion as … [Read more...] about Are Property Syndicates the right move to get on the property ladder?
As seen in The deposit bond provider has attributed a substantial year-on-year growth in revenue to brokers increasingly processing deposit bonds online, among other factors. Deposit Power had reported an increase of 44 per cent year-on-year growth in revenue since September 2019, as … [Read more...] about Deposit Power posts 44% year-on-year growth