property invstment

Decade value change review

The CoreLogic Property Pulse delivers analysis on the significant change in house and unit values during the past decade markets throughout each of Australia’s largest sub-state regions (best known as SA4). Over the 10 years to June 2018, national dwelling values have increased by a cumulative 43.9% with the combined capital cities recording an increase…

9 things you must check before you buy

When you’re purchasing an investment property, it’s the level of due diligence you do that will ultimately determine your success. It sounds simple, and it genuinely is – but that doesn’t necessarily mean it is easy. While there are some issues (such as the presence of asbestos or a murder in the property) that a…

Census 2016: Rental Stress on the rise

With the recent release of the 2016 Census data there will be lots of commentary coming out in the next few weeks. Last week the Australian Financial Review created some intersting graphics showing the increasing levels of rental stress around Australia. While record low interest rates have kept mortgage serviceability under control, unfortunately the 30% of…