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Property research articles & tips

You wouldn’t invest in shares without doing research or consulting a professional, so why would you buy and invest in a property without doing the same thing? There are many different aspects to consider and it can get overwhelming, but to help you understand what’s involved, our experts have put together a range of materials so that you can gain a better understanding of property research and how it can benefit you.

State of the Property Market – Melbourne & Sydney

Congratulations to those holding property anywhere where the majority of sales are occurring via Auction, because your house or unit value is on the rise. Based on Property Market Activity its going to run pretty hard for the next 3 months, until interest rates increase from these record lows and market sentiment for property declines, but this is ...

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Is it Time to Invest Again?

There is no doubt that residential property has withstood the doomsayers’ predictions of massive price falls of up to 40%, following the GFC.  The reasons it has stood up are well documented; Record low interest rates, a housing shortage, high rental demand, growing population, government stimulus in the form of First Home Owners incentives etc....

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Negative Gearing – Worth Keeping

It has been well documented that currently the federal government is conducting a full review of the taxation system, tagged as the ‘Henry Review’. As part of this review the government has called on public submissions to assist in this review. These submissions provide State Governments, Community Groups,  Business Interest groups etc the...

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Housing Affordability Dramatically Improves

Housing affordability improved by 14.6% in the March quarter according to the HIA - CBA First Home Buyer Affordability Report The largest improvements were recorded in Hobart, Adelaide, and Sydney. According to the report, a combination of the boost to the First Home Owners Grant, record low interest rates and relatively stable house prices mean...

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Positive Cash Flow Property

Given the well documented shortage of available residential property to house our growing population, rents have been on the increase for some years now.  In fact, rents across Australia grew by 9% last year and forecast figures quoted in 2007 were for rents to increase by as much as 50% over the next 5 years, whether that figure actually material...

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