Affordability Issues Made Worse by Govt Costs
Posted on 13/04/2017 

For over a decade, the topic of unaffordable housing has been caught in a continuous loop of inert Parliamentary inquiries and studies. Few people realise how government imposts have driven up the cost of building a home.


Sentiment Remains Strong In Key Markets
Posted on 11/04/2017 

The latest NAB survey finds housing market sentiment is at its highest level in three years, although the position differs from city to city.

Land Selling As Fast As It’s Produced
Posted on 6/04/2017 

Land supply in our major cities is struggling to keep up with demand, as lots get smaller and prices go higher.

Rents Up In Cities With Low Vacancies
Posted on 22/03/2017 

Canberra and Hobart have the lowest vacancies and lead on rent rises. Sydney and Melbourne have also seen house rents grow.

Investors Bullish Despite ‘White Noise’
Posted on 16/03/2017 

A new survey reveals that investors are shrugging off negative media coverage and remain optimistic about real estate prospects.

City Price Growth Sliding – Sydney Down Sharply
Posted on 15/03/2017 

Media continues to claim Sydney house prices are growing at an annual rate close to 20%, but other major research sources agree that the growth rate is only 3-4%.

No Housing Bubble Say Big Four Banks
Posted on 9/03/2017 

The chief executives of three of the major banks agree that, while prices are high in Sydney and Melbourne, they are not over-inflated.

RBA Steady But Out-of-cycle Hikes Tipped
Posted on 7/03/2017 

It's becoming increasingly clear that further cuts to the official interest rate are unlikely, while many commentators are tipping out-of-cycle mortgage rate rises from the banks.

Huge Distortions In Price Growth Data
Posted on 3/03/2017 

Can you believe the price growth data published in media? Comparing figures from different sources suggests that the market is awash with rubbery figures.

Professionals bullish despite uncertainties
Posted on 22/02/2017 

Property professionals expect a positive year in 2017, despite concerns about lending restrictions and rising interest rates.