Property Investment Sydney

Every Australian capital city has its ups and downs when it comes to property investment. But before you launch into investing in Sydney 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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I hope you didn’t buy an off the plan apartment

Alarm bells are ringing for those who bought an off the plan apartment a few years ago. Investment bank UBS warned that three in 10 new apartments sold off the plan in Sydney are now settling with a lower valuation than the original contract sale price. And it’s much the same in Melbourne. This comes…

How does the quality of apartments affect their rentability in Sydney?

In a softening property market with an over-abundance of new apartment buildings, there’s good reason for investors to be wary of buying new apartments in Sydney. Overseas investment, record-low interest rates and the unprecedented property boom have seen the number of new multi-residential dwellings in Sydney, many constructed poorly – in terms of both quality and…

Revisiting The Value Differential Of Housing Between Australia’s Capital Cities

In previous instances when value growth has slowed or started to fall in Sydney and Melbourne the experience has often been that value growth has ramped-up in other capital cities. This makes sense given that as affordability deteriorates in certain areas of the country people start to turn their attention elsewhere. Here’s a look at the…

Stumping up a Sydney deposit

Here’s a number for you — 10,950. Ten thousand, nine hundred and fifty. That’s how many days a first-time property buyer will have to scrimp and save for a 20 per cent deposit for a property in Sydney. Not the purchase price — the deposit. Thirty long, hard years. If you ever want to take that first step on…

Sydney's lockout laws and property prices

Lockout laws have been in effect in Sydney’s inner suburb nightspots for more than four years. Property data since that time shows that, for the most part, property prices in the suburbs affected by lockout laws — including Darlinghurst, The Rocks and Haymarket, among others — continue to increase. This is particularly so in Darlinghurst where, according…

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