The Northern Rivers Region Of NSW Is Proving An Affordable Alternative To Heated City Prices.

What a difference a decade makes in the Australian housing market. Back then, more than half of all capital city houses and more than 60 per cent of all capital city units sold for under $400,000. Today, this type of … Continue reading

Time To Get Your Finance In Order Before The Spring Lending Season

If you’ve been thinking of investing in property, then now is the time to start organising your finance before the busy spring borrowing and buying period hits our Australian lenders. There are two main factors at play here, September, October, … Continue reading

Is the high cost of downsizing for older Australians causing a glut of large homes being underutilised in Sydney and Melbourne?

An estimated 100,000 large houses are being occupied by 65 years and older senior residents in Sydney and Melbourne, reveals a new report by a Fairfax Media analyst. While governments continue to search for answers to the current housing affordability … Continue reading

Which Of These Three Types Of Property Investor Are You?

When it comes to investing in property there are three types of investors. Those already investing in real estate. Those who are going to invest in the next few years. And those who are never going to invest in real … Continue reading

Rentvesting: The Latest Investment Strategy For Young Investors – Entering the Property Market Via The Backdoor

Due to high housing affordability levels, the current generation of new home buyers is finding it increasingly challenging to purchase property where they wish to live. So a new trend has emerged to get a foot hold into the property … Continue reading

High Sydney House Prices Are Pushing Up Prices In Regional New South Wales

Basic economics dictates that demand and supply is affected by price and as Sydney’s median house price tag hovers around $1.17 million, it stands to reason that many Sydneysiders are looking to go further and further afield into country New … Continue reading

Bigger Is Better For Affluent Buyers In Sydney’s West

It stands to reason that given Sydney’s traditional affluent Double Bay-like suburbs median price have now hit more than $3 million, some cashed up buyers are choosing to head out into Sydney’s West for more space and extra features. As … Continue reading

Higher Than Average Returns Tipped For Batemans Bay’s Shire On The NSW South Coast, Predicts New Report.

The latest Residex Predictions Report has identified the Batemans Bay area, postcode 2563, suggesting it will be the third best area for property growth across Australia. The report predicts a growth rate of between 5.1 and 8.29 per cent over the … Continue reading

Could Build-To-Rent Properties Be The Answer To Australia’s Current Housing Affordability Crisis?

Drawing on their experience from overseas, a new report from Ernst & Young proposes building homes, generally apartments, specifically for longer-term renters in another attempt to tackling the current housing affordability crisis, especially in the Sydney and Melbourne markets. The … Continue reading

Moody’s Downgrades The Big Four Banks – What Does This Mean For Property Investors?

The four major banks ANZ, CBA, NAB and Westpac’s credit ratings have been recently downgraded by Moody’s, a large US firm that advisor’s investors, due to perceived risks in the Australian housing market. Moody’s has cut all four major Australian … Continue reading