Property Market Analysis - Investment Strategies

    • An investor is only as good as the due diligence they do, which is why it’s crucial that you investigate all aspects of a potential investment before you buy. Sarah Megginson spoke with experienced investor Ralph Nicholson about his secrets to finding a promising new investment location read more

    • Why do so many housing market predictions turn out to be incorrect? The reason why many forecasters end up with egg on their faces is that there are actually two different types of property markets, yet they only measure one. read more

    • How much are the properties worth in your suburb? If you are thinking of selling, how much will your place sell for? There are two major metrics that property professionals look at to answer this question. Which one should you focus on? read more

    • Many real estate agents swear that spring is the best time to sell. They assure vendors that more buyers venture out once winter is over, and fewer people go house hunting in summer as they’re in holiday mode. But is that really the case? read more

    • CoreLogic results indicate a gradual slowing of the Sydney housing market, which is weighing down the broader market. But over the medium to long term, we will see a return to continued growth across our major cities. read more

    • 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