Australia Tops The List In Asia Pacific For Property – According To New Report

Melbourne has topped the list for investment and development in property, just ahead of Singapore with Sydney third. Australia’s strong underlying economic growth, high yields relative to other Asia-Pacific markets, good prospects for rental growth and market transparency are some … Continue reading

Short-Term Rental Registration System For NSW – Councils And Industry Groups Concerned

The Airbnb-style holiday letting in NSW is under growing concerns from industry groups and local councils calling for compulsory registration to ensure the safety of guests, residents and the wider community. The NSW government recently introduced a 180-night cap, and … Continue reading

Sydney Homeowners Are Cashing In On Short Term Holiday Rentals

Homeowners in Sydney are making big money with short-term holiday rentals, sometimes up to five times as much as they usually would over the Christmas and peak holiday and event times. With the acceptance of companies like Airbnb and the … Continue reading

Australia’s Fastest Selling Suburbs

While some suburbs and markets in the property market are experiencing a cooling of prices, interestingly other suburbs are experiencing faster selling rates than they were 12 months earlier. The suburbs that are selling fast have one thing in common … Continue reading

Thinking Long Term – One Of The Keys To Successful Property Investing

If you invested in property in Sydney in 2012, it has improved 85 percent to 2017. However, we also know that property can move through some cooling periods, which we are currently experiencing in Sydney and Melbourne with a 6.5 … Continue reading

Gold Coast Property Continues Its Golden Run After Commonwealth Games

A maturing more stable Gold Coast property market is seeing more two-bedroom apartments¸43% of total stock for 2014 – 2017, along with smaller developments being built to cater for the ever-increasing baby boomers downsizing and those heading north from Melbourne … Continue reading

Regional Hubs Across Australia Continue Price Growth On The Back Of Strong Demand

The regional property markets within 90 minutes of the major cities on the East Coast have undergone significant price growth; with the Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Geelong and Newcastle topping the list. Improvements in infrastructure have made commuting easier between … Continue reading

How To Fast-Track Your Property Development – The New Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code That’s In Effect Across NSW

In an attempt to provide a broader range of more affordable housing across NSW and especially in Sydney, the NSW Government introduced a new Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code that allows one and two storey dual occupancies, manor houses … Continue reading

Banking Royal Commission Interim Report – What Does This Mean For Property Investors?

The interim report into financial services is in from the Royal Commission – and the suggestion form Commissioner Kenneth Hayne is that the industry doesn’t need a whole lot of new laws and regulations, – rather they need to follow … Continue reading

Sweeping Reforms For 2 Million Renters Across NSW Announced By the NSW Government

The NSW State Government announced last Thursday amendments to the Residential Tenancies Act, which are the biggest changes to the rental laws in more than two decades. The changes will affect the growing number of renters across NSW that make … Continue reading