Property Market Analysis - Investment Strategies

    • As the cycle moves on to the next level, so has sentiment, and predictably forecasts of doom and gloom in the market have started to gather pace. So what’s really happening in the property markets and should you be worried? read more

    • The law of supply and demand dictates that price grows in areas where demand outpaces supply. So, how do you find these markets? Mark Coburn explains read more

    • There’s no question about it. Units are the new black. They’re no longer the second-class investments they once were based on how they’ve performed over the recent years. But there’s also still some risks attached. So where should you look if you’re seeking to maximise your profi t and reduce your risks? John Hilton explains read more

    • New research allows investors to identify the neighbourhoods throughout Australia that have both the highest and the lowest crime rates. But can this data genuinely inform your investing decisions, and how can you effectively interpret it? Sarah Megginson reports read more

    • When it comes to investment hotspots, many investors want to get into areas before the crowd does, so that they can pick the cream of the crop before everyone else. So where are smart investors looking now for their next target properties? Real Estate Investar compiled comprehensive data on the most popular searches on its website to support this exhaustive and exclusive market analysis read more

    • Are premium suburbs better than their poorer counterparts? Jeremy Sheppard weighs the upsides and downsides of investing in each market read more

    • Now that the market has moved to the next cycle, should you now look at changing your strategy? If so, are you better off chasing cash flow or should you stick with capital growth? Jeremy Sheppard looks at the pros and cons of each choice read more

    • Finding property investments that generate both capital growth and solid rental yields is getting harder as prices continue to soar in many markets. With this in mind, Miriam Bell scours the country for areas that are still flying under the radar but have all the right fundamentals for strong growth in the future while currently achieving solid rental returns. read more

    • Has the growth in Australia’s property prices gone too far, and are we fi nally reaching bubble territory? Shane Oliver of AMP examines the facts read more