Property (yet again) has been a huge topic in Australia this past year, we are obsessed with it – from the floors of state and federal parliament, to the nightly news and backyard barbecues. Lets look closer at the performance of the Australian property market in 2017.
Rising property prices, poor wage growth and huge competition for the few homes that are on the market. Is this a sign that Australian property prices have peaked?
If you want to build a property portfolio but are not sure how to get it off the ground, or if you have already bought one house and you now want to start building a property portfolio, then here are some strategies to take the next step.
After living in Europe for over four years, we recently returned to live in Australia. As our old home was never going to accommodate our enlarged family, our intention was always to rent initially whilst looking for a home to purchase. It didn’t take long for us to realise we should have sought to buy […]
What did the first half of 2017 mean for the performance of Australian housing market? Property expert, Michael Cleary provides a summary.
The factors affecting Australian property prices can generally be boiled down to factors impacting the demand for Australian property and factors impacting the supply of Australian property. In this article we look at these factors.
Investing in property is one of the biggest financial commitments anyone can make, yet we see people make the same costly mistakes over and over again. If you are investing in property or considering investing in property make sure you don’t make these mistakes.
The Christmas decorations are well and truly back in that hard to reach spot and we are all regretting the excessive amounts of chocolate eaten over Easter. So now is a good time for our Australian property market review (first quarter 2017) and see how the first quarter of the year has shaped up for […]
There is constant debate about housing affordability in Australia and how to make buying your first property easier. If you are wanting to buy your first house, but are not sure how you can possibly do that, here are some ideas.
Financing a property as an Australian expat is getting harder by the month it seems. Buying an investment property jointly with a friend may make getting on the property ladder easier, but should you do it?
There are a lot of mixed opinions regarding the forecast for the Australian property market in 2017. One thing we do know for certain is no one can look into their crystal ball and predict the future. What we do in this article is review the economists’ forecasts and give you our thoughts.
A review of the performance of the Australian property market in 2016. Did it live up to the forecasts? What were the relative performance of the different cities? How did other investment classes compare to the performance of the Australian property market?
Thinking of buying property off the plan to build your investment portfolio whilst living abroad? In this article, we discuss what you need to know before jumping in the deep end and why we don’t recommend it.