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Why Buying Property Off The Plan Is A Wise Investment Choice

Why Buying Property Off The Plan Is A Wise Investment Choice Investing in the property market is still one of the soundest ways to put your money to work in Australia. But it's neither foolproof nor a sure-fire way of guaranteeing wealth and a secure financial future for you and your family. To ensure your investment is [...]

The Best Place To Buy An Investment Property In Australia

The Best Place To Buy An Investment Property In Australia In real estate terms, the property cycle refers to the continuing phases of rise and fall in capital and rental returns. When creating or growing your property investment portfolio, the trick is to determine how long the property cycle is likely to last, and where [...]

Investment Property Tips

Investment Property Tips Are you considering a property purchase in the near future? Perhaps you've got your home on the market and are busy looking for a fresh opportunity to move further up the property ladder. In these circumstances, it's all too easy to get carried away by the excitement of moving house and [...]

What’s all this talk about a property bubble in Australia? Evidence may suggest otherwise.

There's been a lot of talk about a property bubble lately, but is there real evidence to support such a case? Leading economists from across Australia have weighed in with their opinions, and the overwhelming majority have predicted quite the opposite to the barrage of headlines making waves across media outlets in recent months. In [...]

New million dollar suburbs propping up

Melbourne has 17 new suburbs with a million-dollar median house price, latest data from the Valuer-General reveals. One council in particular seems to be growing steadily in value, and that's the Glen Eira council - which welcomed four new suburbs into the million-dollar club in 2014. Those include Caulfield, Bentleigh, Glen Huntly, Ormond & Caulfield [...]

Brisbane to buck national easing trend: BIS Shrapnel 2018

National research house BIS Shrapnel predicts Brisbane to be the only capital city to buck the national trend of easing median house prices over the next three years.  The BIS Shrapnel Residential Property Prospects 2015-2018 has just been released, and with it has come a wave of commentary and opinion pieces surrounding capital city performance [...]

Form vs function: Have your say in the debate on apartment design standards.

To understand what makes for great medium and high density living, and to contribute to the current debate on apartment design standards, Assemble is reaching out to you to tell them how you live now – and how you’d like to live in the future – via a national small footprint living survey. The survey [...]

HTW’s June 2015 National Property Clock

National valuation firm & research house Herron Todd White (HTW) have just released their 'National Property Clock' for June 2015. The 'simple broad brush' analysis tool suggests where various property markets are at relative to their timing in the property cycle, as well as what direction prices are heading in. Click the image to expand!  [...]

Affordability issues pushing investors outwards

As issues surrounding affordability continue to rise, investors are increasingly looking further afield to get into the property market. There's no denying that the cost of housing within the inner-city of Australia's capitals is continuing to rise, particularly in Melbourne and Sydney - and as a result, potential buyers and investors are increasingly looking further [...]

Foreign investment, is it really that bad?

There's no shortage of hype & coverage surrounding foreign investment in Australia's property market, but is it worth all the fuss? There's no denying the amount of foreign investment that has taken place in Australia's property market in recent years. Figures released in the past few weeks by financial services company Credit Suisse estimated that [...]