Units pip houses at the post in photo finish

House and unit prices both fell marginally last month but it was units that performed marginally better than houses, with areas of growth and stability still evident around the country. It was a tightly fought race but units have pipped houses by a short half head in horseracing parlance, although both were well off their […]

Tasmanian rent yields luring investors even as price growth eases

As Hobart’s property market eases and rent yields soar, more Melbourne and Sydney property investors are considering the Apple Isle as a part of their diversified property portfolio. Hobart’s property market is closely following the path being taken Melbourne and Sydney, with property prices easing from historic highs while rents skyrocket. But the strangulated rental […]

Brisbane steadying but homeowners still earning $9,000 per month

Like the rest of the country, the Brisbane property market is contending with myriad downward forces but still continues to defy gravity with significant price growth. While property prices fall in Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne, Brisbane continues to defy the gravitational pull of higher interest rates, inflation, affordability and supply. The city is now seeing […]

Canberra records first property tremor in three years but is a quake looming?

Canberra has just experienced its first monthly property price decline in three years and there are signs emerging that further headwinds await the nation’s capital. Canberra, Australia’s second most expensive property market behind Sydney, has experienced nearly three years of unbroken growth but the first tremors have observers wondering if a quake is imminent. The […]

Aussie property outperforms its World Cup heroes

While the Australian Socceroos have played heroically to advance to the FIFA World Cup finals, their efforts arguably don’t eclipse the performance of the Australian property market on the global stage. Australia has qualified for the 2022 FIFA World Cup as the 28th ranked nation among the 32 to make it through to the finals […]

Patient buyers visiting more home opens

In an Australian first, the number of property inspections taking place has been tracked and the data reveals the volume of traffic visiting home opens is soaring this year. Less hurried, some might say fussy, property buyers are attending more home opens to inspect homes for sale than they did last year. The recently released […]

The pockets of Sydney defying the downturn

Much has been made of Sydney property’s price declines over the past few months but many suburbs are defying the retreat that has followed years of record-breaking capital growth. Much has been made of Sydney property’s price declines over the past few months but many suburbs are defying the retreat that has followed years of […]

Prices tipped to a fall as debt burden weighs more heavily

Property prices are being tipped to fall quite sharply in the coming year, just as cost-of-living pressures and rate hikes add to Australians’ heightened debt concerns. Whether because of finance commentators predicting large price falls, perceived economic risks or a reaction to several years of unsustainable capital growth, Australians are taking a step back from […]

Brisbane median house price cracks a million dollars as Queensland roars on

Queensland’s resilient property market appears to be defying the downturn experienced in southern states, with house prices still climbing 3.2 per cent and Brisbane houses breaking a milestone median. Queensland’s resilient property market appears to be defying the downturn experienced in southern states, with median house prices still climbing 3.2 per cent and median unit […]

NSW property predicted to be calm in eye of the storm

Real Estate Institute of New South Wales Chief Executive Officer, Tim McKibbin, says the signs are that New South Wales will experience a steadier, more predictable real estate market over the course of the next financial year. Writing exclusively for Australian Property Investor Magazine, Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) Chief Executive Officer, Tim […]