Melbourne Property Market outlook over the weekend

What a difference a week can make!  Last weekend basked in brilliant sunshine while the weekend before the skies opened with drenching rain. Still clearances were exactly the same at 68%, such is the resilience of Melbourne buyers! Though it … Continued

Buying to rent on Airbnb: Pros and cons

There is no denying that websites like Airbnb and Stayz have turned the holiday accommodation industry on its head. Anyone with a property, or even just a room to spare, can potentially make some handy cash from this new segment … Continued

What Is The Spread In The Cost Of Housing?

by Cameron Kusher Housing markets are typically analysed by looking at the median which is the middle value. By definition the median provides an idea of what a typical property is either selling for or valued at, but it is … Continued

What Is Driving The Clearance Rate Weakness In Sydney & Melbourne?

by Cameron Kusher 27 Nov 2017 Over recent weeks, auction clearance rates across the nation’s two largest housing markets (Sydney and Melbourne) have been significantly lower than they were 12 months ago however, they haven’t necessarily been all that much … Continued

Another Super Saturday in November

Another Super Saturday Any weekend featuring over 1,000 properties going under the hammer was used to be referred to as a Saturday. It has become so common now that most weekends seem to earn the title. Last weekend was no … Continued

Real estate market wrap-up

How have property prices fared over the last 12 months? Which way is the market headed? Here, we take a quick look at the current state of the market. A year of growth 2016 saw capital city property prices grow … Continued

Overcapitalising: What it is and how to avoid it

As a home owner or property investor, you may have heard the term over capitalising. But what exactly is it and why is it considered bad? While adding a new deck or kitchen can increase the value and enjoyment of … Continued

Melbourne Market Remains Solid, but opportunities are appearing.

Basking in perfect weather conditions, Melbourne enjoyed another week of strong clearances rates. There were some 877 properties going under the hammer with 567 properties selling and 215 passed of which 105 was in a vendor bid. In addition there … Continued

Property Outlook Over The Weekend

Auction results was interesting last weekend, the last weekend of the school holidays. While every other Australian capital city saw a sharp dip in auction clearance rates over the previous year Melbourne results remained solid even with the seasonal increase … Continued