News

Building approvals up 24% in 12 months
Posted on 9/01/2014 
Figures for November 2013 show that the steady rise in dwelling approvals is continuing.
Town plan revolution will change investing
Posted on 9/01/2014 
Changes to town planning rules in major cities across Australia will change how people invest in real estate.
Our prices rise on 1 January 2014
Posted on 30/12/2013 
Prices for reports and subscriptions on hotspotting.com.au will rise on 1 January for the first time since 2010.
Our new web portal for investors goes live
Posted on 18/12/2013 
Hotspotting has launched a new portal for property investors to feature investment properties is designated hotspot locations.
Affordability strong but first-timers opting out
Posted on 4/12/2013 
All the evidence suggests housing affordability is strong, but first home buyers are making other choices.
Rates unchanged as cutting cycle ends
Posted on 4/12/2013 
It appears that the rate-cutting cycle is over, after the RBA left the official interest rate unchanged for the 4th month running.
ABS population forecasts a waste of time
Posted on 29/11/2013 
ABS forecasts on the national population in 2075 are a waste of time and money.
Brisbane tipped to lead in 2014
Posted on 29/11/2013 
Brisbane will be the capital city property market to show the most progress in 2014, as well as other Queensland markets.
Investors will need to be selective in 2014
Posted on 23/11/2013 
Property investors seeking the best growth in real estate prices will need to choose their locations carefully in 2014.
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.