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

Parramatta Set To Benefit From the NSW Government’s Decade of Decentralisation Policy.

Parramatta is set to benefit from the New South Wales government’s decision to look for 45,000 square metres of new office space. Property New South Wales, the government’s property management agency, is calling for expressions of interest to lease office … Continue reading

New Airbnb Short-Term Letting Laws Pass In NSW Government

The tough new laws for Airbnb announced recently have passed the NSW government. The new laws introduce a cap on the number of days a property can be let short term, a code of conduct and a two-strike policy. “Our … Continue reading

Australia’s Top 10 Searched Areas For Rural Property Investment

If you have ever considered a tree change or a sea change, then you are not alone, given the increase in the number of online searches for rural property outside of the major cities across Australia. The thought of living … Continue reading

First Home Buyers Are Back Competing Hard In Melbourne And Sydney In The Cheapest End Of The Property Market Creating Price Growth Of 4.9 Per Cent

According to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data, first home buyers have increased their share of new loans to 18.1 per cent, the highest it’s been for six years. The steps brought in by the NSW Government 18 months … Continue reading