off the plan

Changes for off-the-plan foreign buyers rely on a broken supply argument

The government says its changes to foreign investment will increase housing supply and make it more affordable, but that’s relying on narrow and possibly incorrect assumptions about investors, writes… Dallas Rogers, Western Sydney University The government is proposing changes to the foreign investment framework that will allow a foreign real estate investor to purchase an…


Year end property market review – Part 1

The housing market is broadly continuing to see values rise due to a combination of factors but chief amongst these are low interest rates, increasing demand and strong investment returns (largely fuelled by capital growth rather than rental returns). With interest rates forecast to remain low and demand not showing signs of waning it seems…

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