Category Archive for "Investing"

Property Market

So is it doom or opportunity for our housing markets

I was recently asked this question about our housing markets given the hysterical commentary that has been provided around the state of the housing markets in Australia, it’s a good question and the answer is really dependent upon whether you...
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The Rich Are Getting Richer in Australia | Latest research stats

It’s happening all around the world – the rich are getting richer. And it’s the same here in Australia where et wealth has grown strongly over the past decade, in part on the back of rising property values.  And the big...
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How to profit from Sydney’s market softness

You’ve no doubt heard and read a lot about Sydney’s property market over the past few months. Prices are down. Auction clearance rates are flat. Time on market is starting to increase. Everyone seems a bit pessimistic about the state...
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Debt Bomb Investors

Beware the 2020 debt bomb!

Are you ready for the 2020 debt bomb? Now before you start thinking I’ve gone all “60 Minutes” and am falsely forecasting property doom and gloom, think again! Property markets around the country are doing their thing depending on the...
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Property Investors

What are property investors doing today?

There is plenty of talk about the state of the property investment sector isn’t there? But, like so many things online, everything is not as it seems. According to the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics housing finance figures, the total...
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Melbourne makes its move to number one (but at what cost?)

The rivalry between Sydney and Melbourne is as famous as that between Wile E Coyote and the Road Runner, the Maroons and the Blues, or Taylor Swift and Kanye West. For generations, the two cities have been in a war...
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Bank valuation vs market value – How much is your property worth?

  Here’s the thing: Did you know that there are two potential values for your property? Unfortunately, many homeowners don’t understand the difference between a market value and a bank value but it’s vitally important that they do. In fact,...
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Political shenanigans could impact economic growth

I was having a beer with a friend on Friday when the results came in. Scott Morrison was our new Prime Minister. In fact, ScoMo was our sixth leader in a little over a decade. The events of past week...
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Property Finance

Why property investors develop financial freedom

Let’s be honest, most of us want to be rich and many of us are fascinated by those who already are. How did they do it? How can we do it too? The truth is wealthy people don’t do different...
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Brisbane unit market turns a corner

The Brisbane new unit market appears to be turning a corner, with a new survey finding renters are soaking up supply. Of course, much has been written about the thousands of new units that hit the inner Brisbane market over...
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