Predictions

What Borrowers Need To Know In 2018

personOtto Dargan access_timeFebruary 8, 2018

The crash hasn’t happened but it’s not all smooth sailing Despite the media hype fueling the fear, all signs are pointing to a soft landing for Sydney and Melbourne real estate and other capital cities look set to follow. That’s great news for Australian homeowners...

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Even Homeowners Think House Prices Are “unfair”

personOtto Dargan access_timeDecember 6, 2017

More than ever, Australians are relying solely on future home prices for their financial stability and, in a surprise twist, property owners say they would benefit from lower house prices. That’s according to an ME Bank survey, which showed that 43 percent of respondents...

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The Future Of Australian Real Estate

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 21, 2016

Is the housing boom over? For some parts of Australia the property market may have reached its peak. The key for investors is to identify which parts of the market are going to do well and which are a house of cards. If you’re thinking about buying a new unit or apartment,...

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Major Bank Cuts Lending To 33 Postcodes

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 16, 2016

In a surprise move on Friday, National Australia Bank (NAB) announced that it was expanding its restricted postcode list to include many more inner city and regional areas. The bank will now restrict lending in these areas by requiring people to have a larger deposit or more...

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Newsflash: RBA Cuts Rate Again!

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 2, 2016

It’s unlikely your bank will pass it on so what should you do? For the second time in 3 months, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has once again dropped the official cash rate, this time by 25 basis points to a new record low of 1.5%. Some of the banks have already passed...

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What Every Property Investor Needs To Know In 2015

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 23, 2015

With recent reports citing a “cooling off” in the Sydney real estate market, are there still opportunities in Australia for savvy investors? The short answer is yes, but you’ll have to be vigilant and put in the hard work…and you’ll probably also need to look outside...

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Australian House Prices In 10 Years

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 10, 2014

Be prepared! If you missed it, we recently gave you a prediction of what a house in Sydney may be worth in the next 50 years and believe us, we’re not trying to scare you. We just want potential home buyers to be prepared for the Sydney of the future, a property market that...

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Sydney Property Prediction: $48.5m By 2064!

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 24, 2014

Sydney property prices to soar?! Could a house in Sydney be worth $48.5 million by 2064? Please think of the children! Sydney has long been the biggest culprit of bloated property prices, but trying to predict what the market will do in the next 12 months, let alone the next...

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Property Prediction: Brisbane Beats Sydney

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 14, 2014

New figures are tipping property prices in Brisbane to grow by as much as 17 per cent over the next three years, almost twice as much as Sydney. That’s according to the latest research from QBE, which found that improvements in Brisbane’s inner region and middle suburbs...

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How Infrastructure Projects Can Push Up Property Prices

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 14, 2014

It’s no secret that house prices are continuing to rise across Australia and it’s not just in the capital cities. Although a lack of supply coupled with the significant growth in our population are major reasons for this exponential growth, infrastructure projects announced...

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