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Jul 23, 2022

Brisbane and SEQ lead the nation on population growth from internal migration – and there is a major infrastructure spend under way, with big ticket projects totalling around $30 billion under construction.

And there is more to come, because Brisbane and SEQ needs to invest in infrastructure to get ready for the...

Jul 22, 2022

One of the most common investor questions at the moment is “Should I delay buying because prices might fall?”

This, I have to say, is the reaction of someone who has little knowledge, does little or no research, and simply reacts to media soundbites.

As I’ve often said in the past, the first thing real...

Jul 15, 2022

While a lot of the discussion about the property market is focused on potential price drops and rising interest rates, the most important information for investors at the moment relates to vacancy rates and rents.

Rising rents mean most investors are well placed to cover any additional costs as a result of higher...

Jul 14, 2022

The rental crisis throughout Australia is receiving a lot of media air time at the moment.

And that means many politicians are determined to be the person or party credited with finding a solution to the problem.

That’s a big concern for me, because every time politicians meddle with property markets with the excuse...

Jul 13, 2022

At long last, we’re seeing the results of the 2021 Census being published by the ABS and there are some surprises on real estate matters.

Most people, I suspect, would have expected home ownership rates in Australia to have fallen over the five years since the previous Census – but they’ve actually improved a...