The declines in property prices have slowed down for now, with the latest data from CoreLogic showing the smallest monthly fall since May 2022.
Regional property markets have experienced a record run over the past few years as tens of thousands of people looked to escape the city, while others decided to fast track a sea or tree change. In March and April of 2022, the regional markets proved to be high performing.
Rental markets across the country are as tight as they’ve ever been which is driving up rental prices. However, property investors are also being faced with the sharpest increase in interest rates in decades which is making things equally tough for many owners and hurting their bottom line.
In recent years, investors have been looking at different strategies to try and maximise the returns they're receiving on their rental properties.
Following weeks of criticism from all sides of the property industry, the Queensland Government has decided to scrap its proposed changes to land tax.
Property price declines are starting to ease off across the country, led by Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane which all saw a decreased rate of decline last month.
A great property manager is an important asset in your property investing team. When people invest in property, one of their main concerns is normally how they are going to manage tenants and ongoing maintenance issues.
UPDATE: Queensland Scraps New Land Tax Changes
Sydney is leading the world in premium waterfront properties, with buyers in the Harbour city prepared to pay more for those famous water views.
The location of your investment property is often the deciding factor of whether your investment performs well or not. Because of this, there is often a lot of pressure when it comes to deciding where to purchase. For new and even established property investors, choosing the right location to buy an investment property can be the toughest part of the process.
Property in Australia has proven itself to be one of the most effective ways to build wealth over many generations. However, not everyone is ready to take the plunge and start investing in real estate.
When it comes to investing in real estate, there are a number of tough decisions which need to be made. Like all decisions, each option will come with its own advantages and disadvantages. One of the biggest decisions you will make as an investor, is choosing whether the type of property you want to invest in: a house, or a unit, or perhaps even a townhouse.
Despite a challenging 2020, and the volatile property market that’s come with it, property values are finally creeping upwards, increasing across much of Australia. This marks great news for those planning to turn their home into an investment property, but organic increases in value are only one half of the story. It may be possible to increase the value of your home beyond the base market rate by making a few smart investments that not only boost property values but also reduce average days on the market. Here are five changes that could generate a significant return on investment:
Many people will have set property investing goals for the new year and unfortunately, many will fail to achieve them. Others may not set any goals at all, because it is very easy to just live in the present without a set plan to move forward, which is an easy habit to fall into. Whether you’re a new or existing property investor, it can be incredibly beneficial to set property investing goals to guide your investing for the year to come. These tips can help you set your 2021 property investing goals and ensure you don't lose sight of them and are able to take the necessary steps to see them achieved.
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