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Welcome to our June Newsletter

In what was the biggest one-off rate hike in 22 years, this month the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) increased the cash rate to 0.85 per cent in order to curb skyrocketing inflation.  Following the announcement, all of the big four banks passed on the rate increase in…

Welcome to our May newsletter

This month, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) increased the official cash rate for the first time in more than 11 years. The move is likely to have huge implications for the housing industry. For one, lenders have already been passing on the cash rate…

Welcome to our April newsletter

As the Easter eggs come off the shelves, some aspiring homeowners are shifting their focus from chocolate to securing a property during the busy Autumn buying season. If you’ve been struggling to break into the property market, it’s worth looking into the  government’s proposed $8.6…

Welcome to our March newsletter

Autumn has arrived and what a wonderful time of year to turn over a new leaf with a property purchase. While national housing values are generally rising, the pace of growth has trended downwards since April last year, according to CoreLogic figures. CoreLogic director of research, Tim…

Welcome to our February newsletter

The property market is up and running, gaining momentum after the summer holidays. January is typically the quietest month for property sales, but activity across Australia was about 15% higher than January last year, and almost 40% higher than the previous five-year average. Although property prices have continued…

Welcome to our January Newsletter

Hello 2022! We hope you enjoyed some quality time with family and friends over the Christmas and New Year break. In December, we saw auction activity go gangbusters, with capital city auction volumes through the roof. With more stock available, it may leave you in a better…

Welcome to our December newsletter

Summer has arrived and not only is the weather heating up – so is the property market! Property volumes are continuing to surge, with plenty of new listings going up in areas previously affected by lockdowns such as Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. Meanwhile, Australian property values…

4 tips of successful property investors

Australians love investing in property, and it’s no wonder why. Property investment helps you grow your wealth through capital growth and provides additional income via rental returns. So, what can we learn from the people who do it well? Let’s take a look at some…

Welcome to our November Newsletter

If you’ve been holding out to buy a property in areas affected by lockdowns like Sydney, Melbourne or the ACT, we have some good news for you! The Spring selling season is starting to heat up now that lockdowns have eased, with plenty of new…

Welcome to our October Newsletter

It’s an exciting time for property owners, with Australian housing values continuing to rise in many markets. The rate of growth has slowed down of late, but is still well above average. Lockdowns continue to affect sales and listing volumes, but once restrictions are eased, activity…

Welcome to our September Newsletter

With lockdowns in place across many parts of the country, the usually busy Spring selling season is likely to play out differently this year. Both sales and listing volumes may fall if the lockdowns persist. In Greater Melbourne, the ACT and NSW, we are seeing declines in…

Welcome to our August newsletter

Australian housing values continued their upward trajectory in July, rising another 1.6%, despite lockdowns in many parts of the country. This brings national housing values up a staggering 16.1% over the past year. But some experts say there are signs that the market may be…

Welcome to our July newsletter

The Australian property market continues to break records with national dwelling values reaching a peak in FY21 that hasn’t been seen since April 2004. If you are keen to get a foothold in the market, hang in there. Some experts say some of the heat…

Welcome to our June Newsletter

As the winter property season and end of financial year (EOFY) are upon us, the Australian property market would usually slow down during the cooler months, but experts say with current buyer demand and low interest rates, we are in for a stronger-than-usual winter season….

Welcome to our May Newsletter

The property market is in full swing with overall market conditions remaining strong despite signs of the growth trend gradually slowing down. We are now seeing an increase in new property listings, which will likely continue to support strong buyer demand. Read on to find…