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Jun 3, 2023

The reasons for the rental shortage crisis and the consequent increases in rents can be summarised in two words: state politicians.

The policies and actions of state governments across Australia have created the situation where we have too few rental properties in the market.

And, showing the remarkable capacity of...

Jun 1, 2023

The Greens attract a big enough share of votes to have an influence on federal politics because of people’s concerns about climate change and other environmental issues.

But they continue to distinguish themselves with economic policies that would be extraordinarily damaging if they were ever implemented, especially...

May 30, 2023

There is a growing body of research data showing that real estate markets are much stronger than we were told to expect in 2023.

Sales activity remains consistent or strong in many key markets, prices are rising in most of our capital cities and many of our regional markets, and vacancy rates remain ultra low. 

The key...

May 25, 2023

The most perplexing and frustrating thing about life in Australia is that despite our good
fortune, our wealth and our resources, we never seem able to find solutions to the problems
that afflict our nation.

Whether it’s aged care, the health system, climate change, youth crime, deaths in custody,

May 25, 2023

This is The Year Of Opportunity for property investors.
It presents the potential to buy well in locations with growth credentials, achieve good rental yields to offset higher interest rates and find rising income through rental increases amid historically-low vacancies.

On Wednesday 24 May property investment expert...