Investment Property

CBA anticipates lower home prices

Based on its four major indicators, the Big 4 bank has determined that home prices are likely to continue falling over the next six months

Negative gearing changes could "cause recession"

Industry professional Todd Hunter warns that the Labor party's proposed negative gearing changes will "affect everybody, from low income earners right through to the wealthy"

Credit crunch obstructs market

HIA highlights that the credit squeeze is becoming a hurdle not only to investments but also to Australia's home starts

What are property investors thinking?

Investor sentiment today will affect the property markets of tomorrow. Imagine if you knew what other property investors were thinking...

Gold Coast lures apartment buyers

A new report shows that apartment sales remained stable during the third quarter, but the Gold Coast stood out after generating stronger sales than other cities

Easing landlords' worries

An industry professional discusses how landlords can rise above one of the biggest risks to a rental property: water damage

Real impact of negative gearing changes?

The Property Council of Australia is questioning how Labor's policy proposal will impact market players, given the nature that most Australians' biggest financial asset is property

Baby boomers' investment appetite revealed

A recent property report has identified the top residential trends among baby boomers in Tasmania: upsizing and buying properties in coastal areas

Buyers lose grip on home auctions

A recent CoreLogic report showed that although auction volumes slightly tracked higher, weighted average clearance rates continued to trend below 50%.

14% of Eastern suburbs rentals on Airbnb

A significant portion of properties in Sydney and Melbourne, including up to 14% of homes in Sydney’s Eastern suburbs, are listed on Airbnb, which is changing market fundamentals, according to AHURI