Statement by Philip Lowe, Governor: Monetary Policy Decision
Despite the fears for 30 per cent price falls, property markets across the country are remaining resilient.
Early in the year, 2020 was shaping up as another very strong one for property investors. On the back of a big end to 2019, where house prices in Sydney and Melbourne in particular, started to rebound strongly, there was a lot of positivity in the air. Then come mid-March, COVID hit and the ensuing lock-downs across the country ground real estate activity to a halt. As the saying goes, ‘crisis breeds opportunity’ and the current market is now offering up a range of possibilities for investors that weren’t present only months ago. Here are a few ways to take advantage of the current market conditions in 2020.
The discount property investment strategy involves purchasing investment property below valuation, not below the vendor’s asking price.
Being able to review the growth trends of a suburb over a long period of time can help you identify suburbs that will provide potential long-term growth. Past growth isn't an indicator of guaranteed future growth but it does provide an indication that there has been demand in the area.
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Understanding the level of vendor discounting in an area is important as it can help you determine the level of demand for property in the area.
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New CoreLogic research has identified the best performing locations for average annual capital growth in every city over the past decade.
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One of the areas of research to help property investors determine the demand for an area is the average days on market (DOM). This statistic will help you determine the level of demand for property in the area as it is a measure on how long it takes property to sell. Real Estate Investar provides data on this statistic to help property investors understand how quickly a property will sell.
A site inspection is a crucial step in determining whether a property development project will be successful as not all sites are suitable for development. Real Estate Investar provides access to zoning and overlays data allowing investors to quickly determine if a site is worth investigating further. Through its partnership with Archistar, investors can also add-on the Archistar platform to conduct further research on the site to assess its suitability.
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 seasoned 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 2020 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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