Real Estate News & Articles

Auction clearance rates fell in Australia last week as fewer properties went to market

13 Aug2018
Australian auction clearance rates declined last week, as activity in the major east coast housing markets remains subdued. Data from CoreLogic showed an average preliminary clearance rate across the combined [...] Read More...

Industry professionals have turned cold on Australia's largest property markets

10 Aug2018
Sentiment among Australian property professionals weakened sharply in latest ANZ-Property Council of Australia (PCA) survey, pulling back from record highs in the prior quarter. The decline was also broad-based [...] Read More...

One in five expect to rent for life…

09 Aug2018
ONE in five Aussies believe they are locked out of the housing market and will be renting for life, new research out today warned. Research released by finder.com.au said “over three million renters [...] Read More...

How much savvy QLD landlords negatively gear and what they claim on tax

08 Aug2018
PETER Button and Cathy Zappala are revelling in early retirement — and they have negative gearing to thank for it. The Brisbane couple recently sold their eight investment properties, all located in and [...] Read More...

Brake on Australia's addiction to property has come just in time !!!

07 Aug2018
Another Saturday, another sign Australia’s property price boom is well and truly over – for now, at least. Only half the properties that went to auction in Sydney and Melbourne on the weekend found [...] Read More...

Is it time to consider the Brisbane apartment market?

06 Aug2018
There is no doubt that the Brisbane apartment market has been doing it tough.  High supply levels across key inner-city suburbs coupled with soft economic conditions, relatively low investment activity and [...] Read More...

Five riverside homes in Brisbane for under $850,000

03 Aug2018
An unchanging rule of Brisbane real estate is that homes by the river are some of the most desirable on the map. Their inner city locations and scenic outlooks mean massive investment potential, particularly if [...] Read More...

Investors flee Sydney as Brisbane looms as next hotspot

02 Aug2018
RENTAL vacancy rates in Sydney are at a 13-year high, according to a recent SQM Research report, but what does this mean for investors? It may mean the best time to invest in Sydney has passed, while cities [...] Read More...

Units without car parking under pressure in softening Brisbane property market

01 Aug2018
The new unit oversupply is well entrenched in pockets of inner Brisbane, but one type appears to be feeling the pressure the most. According to experts, investor stock without car parking is bearing the brunt [...] Read More...

Lot sizes may be shrinking but it is still possible to get an acre close to Brisbane City

31 Jul2018
LOT sizes may be shrinking but it is still possible to get an acre close to Brisbane City. The average lot size in the southeast corner is now 416sq m, according to a recent report by property group, Oliver [...] Read More...
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