Property Market Analysis - Investment Strategies

    • While property markets nationwide are not expected to perform very strongly in 2019, many investors still believe this is a good time to invest for potential long-term gain. Jacqueline So reports read more

    • The Reserve Bank is likely to increase interest rates in 2020. But with property prices in Melbourne and Sydney predicted to fall further in the next two years, a rate cut by the RBA is possible in the year ahead read more

    • Demographic changes over the next decade will drive a shift in demand as Gen Y – now aged around 20 to 35 years old – begin transitioning into 'family phase'. This could underpin the next boom in real estate, with a strong focus on small-dwelling design read more

    • 2018 will go down as the year of the biggest downturns in our property markets for many years. Over the last year or two a number of factors caused house prices to drop and house price growth in other states to slow. read more

    • When it comes to short-term letting and the share economy, consumer behaviour and technology are moving at breakneck speed. Regulation in this space has been particularly challenging for governments – though they are slowly catching up read more

    • At a time when Australians has been shown to be number one in the world when it comes to highest median wealth and when all the economic fundamentals are pointing in the right direction, we seem to be suffering a crisis of confidence in our property markets. read more

    • The Australian economy has survived the predictions of an imminent recession by doomsters for 27 years now. According to this economist, it’s likely to keep growing for a while yet – but that doesn’t mean the RBA will move on interest rates read more

    • Twenty years of consistent, strong capital growth – that’s a fairly good track record, wouldn’t you say? We’ve done the research to uncover 143 suburbs Australia-wide that have historically outperformed the average (and then some) – and there are some surprises in the mix. read more

    • With a growing number of time-poor homeowners and an aging population in downsizing mode, there is a trend towards low-maintenance living – and townhouses are an increasingly popular choice. read more