News

Hobart Challenges Darwin on Yields
Posted on 9/02/2016 

Darwin has long had the highest rental yields among the capital cities, but that is changing as Hobart rises.

Migrants Top Aust-born on Home Ownership
Posted on 4/02/2016 

MIgrants to Australia are more likely to own their homes without mortgages than Australian-born residents, according to a report which analyses home-ownership patterms among those born overseas.

Melbourne Tops Sydney on Price Growth
Posted on 3/02/2016 

Our prediction that Melbourne would topple Sydney as price growth leader in the New Year has come to pass, according to the latest data.

Vic Leads Interstate Migration Battle
Posted on 31/01/2016 

Traditionally Queensland has made the most population gains from interstate migration, but now Victoria is the national leader.

Prices Lag Market by Half a Year
Posted on 30/01/2016 

Media focus on median price movements rather than sales volumes is misleading consumers.

Media Discredits Report's Affordability Claims
Posted on 29/01/2016 

The Demographia report has a hidden agenda when it uses dodgy methodology to declare most of Australia "unaffordable".

Monthly Price Data Should Be Ignored
Posted on 6/01/2016 

Investors should ignore statistics who claim to show month-to-month movements in house prices. Because of the short time frame, monthly price data is confusing and misleading. Longer time frames are needed to determine meaningful trends in prices.

Hobart heads Cheapies with Prospects 2016
Posted on 3/01/2016 

Underpinned by an improving state economy, Hobart is expected to attract investor attention in 2016 for its affordable real estate.

Look for growth in smaller cities in 2016
Posted on 31/12/2015 

2015 was all about Sydney and Melbourne, but the New Year will see other cities step up.

Ipswich revival puts it in Top 10 Best Buys
Posted on 16/12/2015 

The Ipswich City economy is thriving and real estate is responding. We expect strong growth and have included Ipswich in our new National Top 10 Best Buys 2016 report.