Homes in Sydney and Melbourne sell faster

CoreLogic research out today confirmed that although values have been increasing for almost 4.5 years, homes are selling rapidly and with low levels of discounting required from vendors.  Using vendor discount and time on market metrics measures to gauge current market conditions. The vendor discounting metric looks at properties selling for less than their original...
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The demographic dividend (40 million)

Last year’s Intergenerational Report projected that the population of Australia will likely expand to around 39.7 million by 2055, while inferring that:  lower immigration would lead to slower economic growth; lower immigration would lead to an ageing population; and lower immigration would lead to lower participation rates (with an adverse consequences the tax take). Recently the Productivity Commission...
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Why CBD apartments make terrible investments

Are inner city apartments in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne on your investment radar? If so, you should proceed with caution, as I’m predicting some potentially profit-crunching changes to the apartment market moving forward. It’s all about Supply & Demand As with many property related troubles, it boils down to one of the basic fundamentals of...

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