property boom

Don’t panic! The property bubble isn’t about to burst!

In his column for Switzer, John McGrath says despite the pessimists – the property bubble isn’t about to burst.  Have you noticed that the speculation has started?  The property market is “grinding to a halt”. The boom is over. The banks have lent too much. The bubble is going to burst. This sort of chatter happens at the…

Is it a housing boom or bubble?

The Australian housing market has many people scratching their heads. On the one hand many analysts see great times ahead with double digit capital growth predicted for some of our capital city real estate markets next year. On the other hand, there are those who are convinced our market is an unmistakable housing bubble and…

Will the election trigger a housing boom?

Respected commentator Robert Gottliebsen believes the looming Coalition landslide win on Saturday is now virtually certain to trigger a series of housing booms in Australia. Looking at last weekend’s auction results, clearly some markets are not waiting for September 7 to boom. In his Business Spectator column he writes: