Investors Are Searching For New Affordable Three-Bedroom Apartment Options

Having lived in apartments for a number of years, living close to the city with the convenience of low work commute times combined with the extra lifestyle choices that inner-city living can bring, the new challenge for the 30 something … Continue reading

More Sydney Homes Have Doubled Their Purchase Price – Up 11 Percent

Five years of record growth in the Sydney property market has resulted in 48 percent of home owners having a property worth at least double the purchase price. Recent CoreLogic data highlights an increase of 11 percent from similar research; … Continue reading

Walkability: The Foot Power That’s Influencing Property Buying Decisions

Renters and buyers are increasingly choosing homes based on their walkability, placing a premium on areas that provide walking distance access to infrastructure; like public transport, shops, restaurants, pubs, parks, bike paths and exercise areas. There is even a global … Continue reading

Wollongong Housing Market Booms As Sydneysiders Relocate For More Value

Wollongong has recorded the highest jump in home prices across Australia for the past 12 months, knocking off Sydney for the fastest growing house price title for the first time, according to new data released by CoreLogic. Cashed up Sydney buyers, … Continue reading

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

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