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

Rail Line Case Study: How The New Mernda Rail Line In Melbourne’s North Boosted Land Prices

Fortunes were made across the wild west of the USA back in the 1800’s, as businesses like the Union Pacific Rail Road opened up the country by laying tracks, connecting existing towns and laying the infrastructure for new towns along … Continue reading

Victoria’s Economy Delivers Strong Gains Thanks to Increased Population, A Construction Boom And Lower Unemployment

The results are in and Victoria is expanding in numbers and large construction infrastructure projects, especially in Melbourne. Across the calender year for 2017, the Victoria’s economy expanded by 4.5 per cent (state final demand), which is almost double the … Continue reading

Which Sydney Region Is Where 90% Of People Own Their Own Home And What Does This Mean For Property Investors?

The Sutherland Shire in Sydney’s south is fast becoming Sydney’s most accessible region, a new study has revealed. This region is where you’ll find most residents own their own homes, with 14 suburbs recording more than 90 percent of households … Continue reading