You Are Never Too Young To Invest In Property

Most young people starting out make sacrifices to become independent. They may work low-paying casual jobs to pay for university or complete an apprenticeship to get qualifications. If they leave home to access these opportunities, they usually forego new clothes and entertainment, and even eat poorly to pay rent and transport costs.
Enjoy Success but Temper […]

By |July 20th, 2016|Buy & Sell, Property Investment, Property Market|Comments Off on You Are Never Too Young To Invest In Property

Getting Into Property – An Alternative Approach

There has been much media comment lately about the Australian property market, much of it focused on the high prices being paid, especially in Sydney and Melbourne. This media conversation is bemoaning the likelihood that young Australians will never own their own homes like their parents did, and that they are being priced out of […]

What Are Clearance Rates In Real Estate Talk?

When you hear or think clearance rates you might be forgiven for thinking that there is a big sale going down somewhere and you better get in quick. Well, probably the only word in the last sentence that relates to real estate clearance rates is the word ‘sale’.

More importantly, clearance rates in this industry relate […]

By |January 11th, 2016|Property Investment, Property Market|0 Comments

Australia’s Love – Hate Relationship with Property

Australia is fortunate enough to have abundant data on the finance and real estate markets, and as pointed out by Philip Soos, a researcher for the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Australian property values have been surging for the past couple of years.  We take a look at how the nation […]

By |May 15th, 2015|Property Investment, Property Market|0 Comments

AU Homes Reaches $1 Million Mark

Australian home prices have reached the $1 million mark, according to the Finder website.
Mortgages below $500,000 will have to spend $1 million for a 30 year loan at a variable interest rate of 5.5%. Purchasing property with a small deposit may cause people to spend more than the value increase in a 30 year span, […]

By |January 12th, 2015|Property Investment, Property Market|Comments Off on AU Homes Reaches $1 Million Mark

Auctions Expected to Bounce Back in Late October

Weekend auction clearance rates finished at 68.7% for all capital cities, down from the same time last year at 72.5% but up from last week’s 66.9%. Forecasts show that the property market is set to bounce back as auction volumes are expected to rise late in October.
Sydney still leads all capital cities with a 75.8% […]

By |October 14th, 2014|Property Investment, Property Market|Comments Off on Auctions Expected to Bounce Back in Late October

Falling Dollar To Benefit The Property Market

The Australian dollar fell to a six month low at US89.32 – the lowest since March, as the US dollar surged against all G10 currencies. Iron ore prices also attributed to the local currency dropped, as it fell to a five year low.
Despite the drop, economists remain optimistic, with CommSec Chief Economist Craig James stating […]

By |September 22nd, 2014|Property Investment, Property Market|Comments Off on Falling Dollar To Benefit The Property Market

Understand The Property Market Cycle

Economists have expressed fear in rising house prices over Australia with the current low interest rates, high unemployment and inflation reports. Michael Matusik describes this as an overheated market that will eventually recover in 2015. He states that this cyclical behavior must be understood to avoid any negative impact to the economy.
As of this time, […]

By |January 23rd, 2014|Property Investment, Property Market|Comments Off on Understand The Property Market Cycle