Archive for the ‘Housing Trends’ Category

The Sydney market hits the ground running in 2015

Auction Results

In a worrying sign for prospective property buyers the Sydney market has started very strongly in 2015. This time last year the Sydney auction market started very strongly and with … more »

2014: The Year in review. 2015: The outlook

Economic update

2014 certainly proved to be a very active and interesting year for the Sydney residential property market. There were highs, lows and everything in between. This brief report … more »

Sydney Clearance Rates Ease – Good Buying Opportunities now

Auction Results

Sydney has now recorded its fourth consecutive week of auction clearance rates under 80% with November recording an average weekly clearance rate of “just” 75.8%.
Since June … more »

Sydney price growth continues as 2014 sales volume increases

Auction Results

It shouldn’t be a surprise to any Sydneysider that the property market continues to run hot. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics Sydney recorded an impressive 2.7% growth in … more »

Australia’s Property Boom – what happens next?

Economic update

Without a doubt, you’re all aware of the booming residential property market we’ve had for the last few years now. We’ve purposely left the word “bubble” out of … more »

Step 5 – Developing the Right Property Management Strategy

The ultimate goal for many property investors is to retire comfortably, supported by a successful portfolio of ‘set and forget’ properties. While this may easily be achievable for … more »

Step 4 – Developing the Right Buying Strategy

As we continue to explore the 8 steps in creating and growing your property portfolio, let’s take a moment to review our progress to-date;
We’ve now established … more »

The growing gap between agent price guides and the eventual sale price

Auction Results

Whenever we ask prospective property buyers what they would rank as the most frustrating aspect of the buying process invariably the answer is the agent “lowballing” the price … more »

Sydney market cools slightly as winter sets in

Auction Results

In the last several weeks we have seen a slight easing of the high level of activity in Sydney’s residential property market. The continuation of pent up buyer … more »

Demand for Sydney’s unit market set to rise

Today BIS Shrapnel announced that they anticipate strong rate of capital growth for apartments in Sydney for FY 2014/15 and 2015/16. They anticipate that growth will be approximately … more »