Property Market Analysis - Investment Strategies

    • The great Australian dream of owning a home is fading away, slipping to a distant fourth place in the dream stakes, says the FPA’s Live the Dream research report. Eliane Miles explores what ‘living the dream’ now means to working-age Australians read more

    • There’s no such thing as a sure bet when it comes to choosing an investment property. However, by leveraging long-term data and applying key criteria, investors can improve their chances of creating wealth through property – just as the property owners in these suburbs have done. read more

    • It is important to draw a distinction between affordable housing that is vital to lower socio-economic households, and lack of housing affordability in Sydney and Melbourne that means even financially able households can’t afford property. read more

    • Looking at a suburb’s historical capital growth rate gives investors a good indication of how it performed in the past. But you need more data than that to pinpoint the growth superstars of the future – which is where  the 2016 Census results come into play read more

    • The real estate industry is breathing a sigh of relief as the federal government has finally unveiled its plan to cut depreciation deductions on second-hand residential properties read more

    • Property investment is about picking the best suburb to earn you the most profit – which is why learning how to determine growth areas is vital to the strength of your portfolio. Sarah Megginson investigates... read more

    • Generation Z, or those born between the mid to late 1990s and the mid-2000s, are the first home buyers of now and beyond. But how are their property tastes changing – and how does that impact investors? read more

    • “Setting aside Melbourne and Sydney for a moment, there are still plenty of properties under $500,000 for sale across the country. Capital cities such as Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and Darwin, as well as many regional centres, are places to look if you are keen to invest at this price point. read more

    • More than 12% of recent apartment sales transacted at a loss, according to new research by CoreLogic. Which cities have been hardest hit – and which cities have further to fall? read more