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Feb 25, 2022

What do governments do when they decide they need to raise a bit of revenue? They introduce a new tax.

And if it’s a Government in Australia we all know what that means – another property tax.

It’s the Victorian Government this time, which has introduced yet another new tax on the housing industry.

Another impost...


Feb 24, 2022

Our national obsession has taken a break from sport and focused on the one thing many home buyers worry about but have little control over – interest rates. Media is not content to let us enjoy the benefits of historically low interest rates or listen to the Reserve Bank Governor when he says rates are not going to...


Feb 23, 2022

Property investment outcomes don’t get much better than this.

You sign a contract to have a house built and before the house is completed its market value is 15% or 20% higher than the cost of the house-and-land package.

Property investment specialist Danny Buxton of Triple Zero Property Group says scenarios like...


Feb 20, 2022

I’ve said many times that people should ignore what bank economists say when they decide to dip their toe into property market analysis – a subject which is outside their area of expertise. In fact, you should completely ignore them when it comes to forecasting what is going to happen to house prices, as they...


Feb 17, 2022

Perhaps the worst property forecast report published each year is the NAB Residential Property Survey. NAB publishes its survey results every February, presenting forecasts for what it says property prices will do in the year ahead.

The latest report, published in the past week, has attracted massive media coverage...