One of the best things about the internet is the plethora of property information on it, but it’s not all created equally!
And this is especially true for some of the property investment “advice” that can be found online these days.
Most of it is too simple, some of it is just plain wrong and some can even be dangerous to your financial health!
So, to save you much searching – and to save you from following bad advice – I’ve put together a list of the top property information – websites, property investment blogs, resources and podcasts out there – to ensure you’re accessing the very best online property information.
www.realestate.com.au is Australia’s largest property website where the majority of real estate for sale or rent across the country is available online.
It also has some great blogs as well as free property data.
www.domain.com.au is the second largest property sales website in the country.
It also has solid property news and blogs, data, and auction results including commentary from Domain’s chief economist Dr. Andrew Wilson
www.realestateview.com.au is property search website that has a great free property data website with clickable graphs to get more granular information.
It is supported by Real Estate Institutes across the country.
CoreLogic is Australia’s most comprehensive source of property data, insights and analytics. It has in-depth statistics for both agents and consumers, including regular commentary form analysts Tim Lawless and Cameron Kusher
It’s full of interesting statistics, such as properties unsold on the market for the most days, and the biggest sales price reductions.
Callum Pickering is a former economic journalist and Reserve Bank economist.
Currently he is one of Australia’s leading experts in economic data and the macroeconomic environment.
The Reserve Bank of Australia provides regular commentary plus monthly chart packs.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics provides regular independent statistics on the economy, our property markets, house price indices, finance approvals, unemployment plus lots more.
It’s easy to download and easy to digest, wherever and whenever you need.
It features daily and weekly property investment blogs from the most respected experts in the fields of property investment and development, analysis and statistics, property tax as well as international money success and personal development experts.
Your Investment Property is one of Australia’s monthly property investment magazines and features property data, stories and case studies.
Australian Property Investor is the longest-running property investment magazine in Australia and includes in-depth interviews with property investors as well as experts.
Money and You
Rich Habits is the brainchild of Tom Corley who, driven by the desire to unlock the secrets to success and failure, spent five years studying the daily activities of 233 rich people and 128 poor people.
Carl is a certified financial planner and the creator of the weekly Sketch Guy column in the New York Times.
Mini Money Blog by Kalen Bruce helps you master your finances and take control of your time by providing weekly finance and productivity updates as well as recommended books to help your investment journey.
ASIC’s MoneySmart offers free financial guidance for all Australians.
ASIC are a government agency so their advice isn’t clouded by commercial interests.
Australian Property Forum focuses on Australian and global real estate markets, economics and finance.
PropertyTalk.com.au is another widely-used property investment forum where buyers and sellers swap property information – everything from where and what to buy to renovation tips and commercial property.
PropertyChat is an onling forum where a range of investors share their journey with other like-mindedpeople.
General Business Advice
www.smartcompany.com.au is one of the leading online publications in Australia for free news, information and resources catering to Australia’s entrepreneurs, small and medium business owners and business managers.
Switzer Daily is a business, finance and political commentary website founded by Peter Switzer with daily commentary from a wide range of experts.
Business Insider is targeted at the eager business leaders featuring the latest technology, money and market news.
Property Update Resources
Property Update offers property information for everything from buying your first home to the psychology of becoming rich.
You might also be interested in the following resources:
Insider’s Guide to Property Investor is a free ebook offering insights from five of Australia’s top property investment experts.
How to Get Started in Property Development features everything you need to know about the property development process and four key mistakes you must avoid.
Think and Grow Rich a must-read ebook for all successful business people, investors and entrepreneurs.