Investment Property

Leasing activity up in Perth

The city’s leasing volumes climbed during the March quarter, resulting in the lowest quarterly vacancy rate in six years

NAB forecasts even worse price drops

The bank has revised down its prediction for Sydney property values, noting that price falls since early 2018 had exceeded expectations

Supply in Sydney's rental market spikes

The increased supply of rental stock in the city provides tenants with a lot of property choices and puts landlords in a more competitive environment

How can you tell if you've bought a lemon?

“If the property is costing you to hold it via negative gearing and you have little or or negative capital growth, then you may need to question the benefits of holding onto it.”

Number of new home loans still falling

Decreases were recorded in all states and territories except Tasmania, with February figures showing the lowest numbers in six years

Property slump to hurt economy

Drops in the housing market are worse than expected, and this puts the economy in a "delicate" situation

Budget the nail in ALP's coffin?

With confidence in the housing market low, a leading economist shares whether the Government’s proposed budget will be enough to restore prosperity and take the coalition across the finish line