What are property cycles?

To give you a summary, we tend to explain economics (and property prices) in cycles. Everything from property prices, to economic growth, to vacancy rates can go through cycles. It is an important aspect for…

Melbourne capital city economics

A year in review. Today we are analysing performance of Australian capital cities. We believe that solid economic performance of capital cities is a big driver for growth of property prices. If Australian capital cities…

Interactive: Suburb profile

This report provides basic suburb information. It provides an overview of some of the metrics we look at when we intend to invest in property. For a suburb to be an investment grade location we…

Is negative gearing good?

Investing in property can be a fantastic way to build wealth and become financially independent. It is important to make wise decisions during this process and like any other investment, it is important to understand…

Opal tower and property investors

The Opal tower saga is becoming the epitome of the unit development disaster in Australia. We have seen images of checked walls, propped up ceilings and failed construction. Unit owners and property investors alike had…

Property buyer tips and tricks

Purchasing a new home can be tricky. If you are a first time property buyer, there is a high possibility for you to end up committing a mistake. If you don’t want that to happen,…