Investment Property

Falls in dwelling approvals persist

A drop in private-sector dwellings is identified as the real culprit behind the downward trend of the country's dwelling approvals

Rental market conditions remain subdued

While rental markets were generally quiet in 2018, rental conditions outperformed dwelling values across most areas of the country

What to expect in Sydney in 2019

From falling values to affordability challenges, Sydney's market condition in 2018 will likely be carried into the new year

Investing in Queensland in 2019

Rising house values in Brisbane and the expected growth of the coastal markets of South East Queensland make the state an ideal spot for investment

Top tips for new property investors

Chris Duong’s investment journey began with a question. “I had a high school friend ask me, ‘Chris, can you give up having one coffee a day if it meant you could buy an investment property?”

Six key criteria of proven property performers

We're always on the hunt for neighbourhoods that show promise for growth. We also want to arm you with the information to do this due diligence yourself – which is why we're sharing six key criteria for properties with solid investment potential

52% of investors say now is the time to buy

Sluggish property price growth and tightening credit isn’t enough to dissuade Aussie investors, with more than half stating that now is the time to buy.

Brisbane on investors’ radar for 2019

Almost half of investors recently surveyed confessed that Brisbane is where they’ll invest in next year – with Melbourne a close second.

Top 5 landlord insurance claims

What would you do if you got slammed with $14k in repair bills for your investment property? We case study a lady who did and we show you how she coped - and how much she was out of pocket in the end.