News

Markets still growing around Australia
Posted on 11/06/2014 
Some newspapers have declared that the boom is over, but there is still plenty of growth around Australia.
Three key factors impact Melbourne market
Posted on 30/05/2014 
The Federal Budget and an impending state election may curtail growth in the Melbourne market.
Depreciation a missed opportunity
Posted on 23/05/2014 
Most property investors fail to claim depreciation or maximise their depreciation claims.
Budget impacts indirectly, both good and bad
Posted on 16/05/2014 
The Federal Budget does not directly impact real estate, but there will be indirect impacts, both good and bad for residential property.
Melbourne "boom" is a looming disaster
Posted on 9/05/2014 
Melbourne's development "boom" is making an already serious situation worse, in terms of over-supply.
Govt takes more from property than it gives back
Posted on 9/05/2014 
Government takes considerably more in taxes from real estate than it gives back in tax benefits.
Axing negative gearing would force up rents
Posted on 4/05/2014 
Removing negative gearing tax benefits would make rental affordability worse.
It's an expectation problem, not an affordability problem
Posted on 1/05/2014 
Unless the property industry starts asking the right questions, it won't get intelligent answers on issues like affordability and housing supply.
Beware the economist's one-market view of Australia
Posted on 25/04/2014 
Beware property advice from non-experts, especially from economists who like to lecture on areas beyond their expertise.