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Sep 27, 2022

Here’s what passes for analysis in Australian real estate: if Event A coincides with Event B, then Event A must have caused Event B.

This is what I call kindergarten analysis and we get a lot of it in the housing market.

It ignores the reality that there is also Event C, D, E , F and G taking place – and some of...

Sep 23, 2022

Property markets are always evolving and reacting to changes in the economic climate – and the biggest trend currently evident across Australia is that buyers increasing are chasing affordability.

In most of our capital cities, it’s the affordable suburbs where buyer demand continues to be strong. And, at the same...

Sep 18, 2022

There’s a lot of media speculation around about the downturn in what economists call “the Australian property market”, with doomsday predictions for house prices - but when you look at the actual data, that’s far from the reality.
There continue to be growth markets right across the country, as well as some...

Sep 16, 2022

The greatest source of misinformation about real estate – and the scourge of consumers trying to figure out what’s happening in markets across Australia – is generalisation.

And by that I mean, economists and other commentators speaking about Australia as a single market or about a major city as if there is just...

Sep 4, 2022

The nationwide rental shortage crisis may appear to be a Covid phenomenon, but it’s something many in the property investment arena saw building for a long time.

Years of constant changes to real estate investment regulations and taxes have pushed many investors out of the market, with the current shortage of...