Property Investment Melbourne

Every Australian capital city has its ups and downs when it comes to property investment. But before you launch into investing in Melbourne it’s worth doing your research and seeking expert advice. That’s why we’ve developed these articles, for a more local perspective on what you’ve read about investment so far.

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What’s the impact on Melbourne’s housing market likely to be as a new round of lockdown measures are implemented?

With Melbourne returning to lockdown conditions amidst an acceleration in virus cases, it’s worthwhile looking back at the housing markets performance through the earlier lockdown period. From midnight of July 8th, residents of Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire will be unable to leave their home unless they are shopping for essential items, seeking/giving medical care,…

Melbourne will soon be Australia’s largest city again

Melbourne will soon be Australia’s largest city. In fact, Melbourne’s population is arguably already larger than Sydney’s, depending on where the boundaries are set. You see…the Australian Bureau of Statistics includes the Central Coast in its definition of Greater Sydney but leaves Geelong out of its definition of Greater Melbourne. But if you remove the…

Melbourne Market Bounces Back Hard in 2019 — Who Were the Top Performers?

The Melbourne housing market recorded a sharp turnaround over 2019 with strong market conditions prevailing over December. Weekend auction clearance rates soared over the year with December’s 75.5% result significantly higher than the record low 44.8% recorded over December 2018. Prices Now Rising Strongly. Bom-time auction clearance rates have translated into strong prices growth with…

Melbourne's apartments — quality vs. rentability

Be careful when buying an apartment in Melbourne.  Melbourne has to house almost 100,000 new residents each year, and with housing affordability top of mind in Australia’s largest cities, we have seen an influx of apartment developments rising up in place of traditional housing. While investors remain interested in reasonably priced property and low vacancy rates,…

Who’s winning and who’s losing when they resell their properties in Melbourne | Pain and Gain Report

Over the June 2019 quarter, resales of Melbourne properties generated $4.316 billion worth of profits and $70.7 million in losses. These figures indicated that Melbourne generated 26.4% of total resale profits nationally over the quarter as well as producing 9.8% of total resales losses. Over the quarter, there were no resales at a loss in…

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