Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 23-29 June 2012

June 29, 2012


Recap number two! Not as many articles, but plenty of reading in each of these! “Australian housing is at its cheapest level since March 2003.” Link Forecast for Melbourne houses to increase three percent over the next three years. Link Graph showing capital growth and rental yield in Melbourne over the last decade. Link “…negative […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 16-22 June 2012

June 22, 2012


Welcome to our very first weekly recap! These recaps are intended to give anyone that works in Real Estate in Melbourne (or has an interest in it) a quick snapshot of what has been happening in terms of news/analysis/articles and any ‘word on the street’ about our property market. Without further ado, I present Recap […]

June 5, 2012


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Is the Australian Dream still alive?

February 28, 2012


The Australian Dream of home ownership is an ideal that many Australians believe in. Owning your own home brings an immense level of stability, security and comfort. It is the hub from which you base all of your activities. You invite your family and friends into it. You sleep in it. You grow up in […]

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The Melbourne Property Market in 2012

February 20, 2012


If you have come here from our email newsletter, you are in the right place! Now, continuing on… Ian James, Director of JPP Buyer Advocates has said, ” you can safely assume that property prices in the top third performing suburbs in Melbourne will more than double their current value. ” This comes on the back of […]

The RBA and the Big Four

February 10, 2012


The ANZ have increased their rates. While 0.06% may seem a very small amount, across its  retail mortgages and small business lending, it will no doubt account to many, many millions of dollars. The shocking thing is that this increase comes after the RBA held off on increasing the cash rate. If we see the trend […]

Posted in: discussion, rates

Rezoning in NSW giving way to developers

February 7, 2012


When this article was posted on The Age a week or so ago I was stunned at what I was reading. The scenario is this. NSW needs 25,000 homes built a year. At the moment, only 17,000 odd are being built. If this were to continue, prices will no doubt inflate due to a shortage. […]