When to buy a tenanted property (and when to run the other way)

There’s no doubt that good tenants are worth their weight in gold. So, it goes without saying that finding a property already occupied by a dependable, trustworthy tenant is something of a boon for property investors. Immediate rental income… no upfront agents fees… confidence in the reliability of the occupant… it’s an investors dream! If…

Investor Housing Demand Keeps on Slipping

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released housing finance data for September 2015 earlier this week. The broad housing finance trends show that demand from the owner occupier segment of lending is falling while demand from investors fades.  Of course since late December last year we have seen limits come into effect regarding annual investment…

Latest property market data and trends

Corelogic have released their latest market data and trends report. To help you make better informed buying selling and property investment decisions, below you’ll find details of: Capital city home value changes over the last week, month and year Latest auction statistics by state How many properties are listed for sale by state What’s happening to median…

The current rate of property price growth is slower than the past

Sure there’s been lots of talk about the current “property boom”, but how does current property price growth compare to previous cycles? Well…maybe not as well as you would first think. The current growth phase of this property cycle commenced in June 2012  following value falls of 7.7 per cent, and Corelogic report that home values across the combined…

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