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12/04/2021

Australian Housing Prices Rise Fastest Since 1988, Housing Vacancies Break 10-Year Record

Huge volumes of inner-city rental vacancies in Melbourne have been the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the past year, investment in inner-city CBD areas has ground to a halt, but more recently, investors are cautiously stepping back into…

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12/03/2021

Latest News Australian Economy Will Overperform in 2021

The latest news in the Australian economy; research conducted by Pitcher Partners in Sydney shows that the Australian economy is showing signs of recovery following a slump during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The research found that mergers…

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26/02/2021

How Much Money Will You Need In Retirement?

The most frequently asked question we get when we meet with new clients is ‘how much will I need to live comfortably in retirement’? Let’s look at a simple example. For starters, the general ‘rule of thumb’ is half…

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26/02/2021

Yield vs Growth. What’s The Difference?

One of the biggest mistakes we see when it comes to property investment, is a failure to understand the difference between investing for yield (rental income) vs investing for growth (capital increase in the property). Traditionally, high yields and…

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26/02/2021

Is The Property Market About To Boom?

Recent clearance rates are inline with what everyone in the industry is seeing – an increasing appetite for property. There’s also a shift from owner-occupiers to investors. Titled land is all but impossible to find and prices seem to…

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22/02/2021

Melbourne Property Market News: Apartment and House Price Gulf Widens

The price of detached houses and apartment units in Melbourne has experienced a widening effect following the conclusion of 2020. Despite the impacts of COVID, the median price of a standalone residence in the City of Melbourne increased by…

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