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.


Sydney housing affordability: why it’s so bad and one way to fix it

Right now, the average Sydney couple will never be able to save a deposit to buy a median-priced house according to Insights Manager Graham Cooke. Everyone knows it’s a challenging environment in Sydney for first-time buyers right now – but how tough, exactly, is it? We decided to find out how long it would take the…


Sydney Housing Market Update [Video] – April 2017

Sydney finished the month as the most expensive capital city with a medium dwelling price of $805,000. While Sydney and Melbourne recorded the strongest growth conditions, the annual rate of capital gains has also moved into double-digit growth in both Hobart (+10.2%) and Canberra (+12.8%). Rental conditions have shown a subtle improvement across most cities…


The affordability challenge

In his column for Switzer, John McGrath discusses the challenges facing housing affordability.  Affordability has become a very serious issue in Sydney following a five-year boom during which time Sydney home prices have risen by 74.9%, according to the latest CoreLogic statistics. We are hearing more stories about the affordability struggle, not just for first home buyers, but also…

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Sydney and Melbourne investors should consider rental yields

In his column for Switzer, John McGrath discusses the rising demand from investors in Sydney and Melbourne.   Demand from investors in Sydney and Melbourne is particularly high today following significant property price rises over the past five years in both cities. Investor appetite for bricks and mortar is reflected in the latest finance figures which show that NSW…


More Sydney suburbs now have a median house value of at least $2 million

This retrospective look at median dwelling values across Australia  highlights the deterioration of affordable housing across the capital cities over the past five years.  At the end of 2016, 7.6% of suburbs nationally had a median house value under $200,000 and 5.9% of suburbs had a median unit value below $200,000. To put these figures…


Sydney Housing Market Update [Video] – February 2017

The Sydney market finished the month as the most expensive capital city with a median dwelling price $850,000.  The largest month-on-month gains was recorded in Sydney (+1.0%). Sydney (+2.7%) and Melbourne (+2.4%) also posted strong increases over the rolling quarter.  Sydney stood out as recording the highest annual capital gains with dwelling values up 16.0% over the past…

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