News

Sydney's boom lacks substance
Posted on 22/11/2013 
The real estate boom in Sydney is not underpinned by a rise in sales volumes or growth in rentals.
The death of the NHSC is no loss
Posted on 15/11/2013 
The abolition of the NHSC means there is one less source of misinformation in the property industry.
Have a plan and be patient
Posted on 13/11/2013 
Property investors need a plan and a willingness to be patience if they are to be successful.
Housing finance rises further
Posted on 11/11/2013 
Housing finance in September continued the upward trend in the number and value of home loans which has been evident since late 2012.
Brisbane shows first clear signs of growth
Posted on 10/11/2013 
Brisbane showed the first clear signs of joining the national price growth trend in the September Quarter, while Sydney continues to lead.
Gold Coast still stuck without momentum
Posted on 9/11/2013 
The Gold Coast still lacks momentum in its property market, after five years of falling values.
Cairns rising, but don't bank on $4bil resort
Posted on 9/11/2013 
There are lots of good reasons to consider investing in Cairns, but the proposed $4 billion resort is not one of them.
It's a mistake to follow Chinese investor patterns
Posted on 1/11/2013 
Australian investors should avoid areas targeted by Chinese buyers, as they are being marketed over-priced real estate in poor locations.
Building approvals rise for 21 months running
Posted on 31/10/2013 
Residential building approvals have risen in Australia for 21 consecutive months, following a big increase in September.
Six tips for buying off the plan
Posted on 31/10/2013 
It is essential to conduct careful due diligence when buying apartments off the plan.