The Ups and Downs of Sydney’s House Price Cycle

The Ups and Downs of Sydney’s House Price Cycle

Anyone who has been in real estate long enough understands that property is cyclical in nature. There are periods of strong growth, followed by lengths of time where prices either stagnate or fall. But over the long run, prices continue to rise, and this has been a great builder of wealth for many Australians. Now…

How to Deal with A Rising Interest Rate Environment

How to Deal with A Rising Interest Rate Environment

With each passing day, the rumblings around interest rate rises continue to grow louder. With the latest CPI data from Australia showing that inflation is now sitting at 3.5%, the calls keep coming for the RBA to act sooner rather than later on interest rates. We’re also hearing a similar story out of the US where…

Why Falling Clearance Rates are a Good Thing for Property Markets

Why Falling Clearance Rates are a Good Thing for Property Markets

Over the past few weeks, we’ve slowly started to see auction clearance rates across Sydney and Melbourne begin to fall as significant new listings have hit the market. This has coincided with the removal of lockdowns in NSW, Victoria and the ACT and the onset of the seasonally strong spring selling season. While the mainstream…

Finding Opportunities In A Tight Market

Finding Opportunities In A Tight Market

As house prices continue to surge higher across the country, investors need to be more pragmatic than ever when it comes to identifying good opportunities. Around the country, the latest data from CoreLogic suggests house prices on a national basis have increased by more than 20% over the last 12 months. Record low-interest rates have…

Will A Slightly Hawkish RBA Cool Australian Residential Property Prices?

Will A Slightly Hawkish RBA Cool Australian Residential Property Prices?

As residential house prices across Australia continue to remain very strong, the latest update from the RBA has painted a slightly more hawkish picture for what lies ahead with interest rates.

Given the significant impact low rates have had on stoking the property market, it has many people asking, how will any rate rises change that dynamic going forward?

Common Mistakes that Beginners in the Property Investment Market Should Avoid

Common Mistakes that Beginners in the Property Investment Market Should Avoid

Buying property in Australia can be a dangerous territory to navigate when you have no experience. Like all investments, it requires a keen understanding to reap its rewards and this will only happen if you understand the intricacies involved. The key is to avoid making these mistakes: Failing to do your research – Sounds like…