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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Property Market Value trends | Melbourne

Here’s what’s happening in the Melbourne property market according to Corelogic’s Decile report. The report provides a detailed analysis at different levels of Australia’s property market by dividing the market into ten equal groups (or deciles) based on tiers of property value.  By analysing changes in dwelling values across each decile, the report identifies which parts…

Melbourne will be Australia's largest city by the 2030's

Melbourne is set to become Australia’s largest city by the 2030’s according to demographer Bernard Salt. And that’s not really that far away, is it? If these forecasts pan out, and they are likley to be correct, they will underpin the strength of the Melbourne property market and deliver surety to  investors who own property…

Melbourne unit owners could be forced to sell to developers

It’s already happened in New South Wales and it could happen here. We’re not talking about developers cherry-picking the best locations and knocking on owners’ doors. Rather, a potential a change in legislation that reduces the percentage of unit owners in an apartment building needed to approve selling their complex to developers. All for one Currently…

The Melbourne property market correction is nowhere to be seen

There have been many predictions of a Melbourne property crash over the past decade. The crash was variously to be triggered by Baby Boomers retiring, China, falling iron ore prices, the mining cliff, spiralling bank funding costs, slowing population growth, apartment oversupply, budget deficits, the loss of the AAA-rating, rising unemployment, higher interest rates, the…

Melbourne named the world's most liveable city for 7 years in a row

Melbourne is the most liveable city in the world! Now you could say I’m biased (and I am) but it’s been named the world’s most liveable city for the seventh year in a row by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s liveability survey of 140 cities  The survey rated cities out of 100 in the areas of healthcare, education, stability, culture and…

Melbourne continues to rise

Newly released Census data highlights the rapid densification of Melbourne’s CBD where the number of residents per square kilometre has more than doubled over the past decade. The 2016 Census has revealed the most densely populated SA2 region in Australia is now Melbourne, with the 2.4 square kilometre region home to 37,754 residents, equating to 15,754 residents…