When will the Market Reignite?

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is an independent body that supervises banking institutions and has been a useful tool for the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). 2 years ago the RBA board knew that the housing market was overheating in both Melbourne and Sydney. But nowhere else in the country was the housing market […]

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Melbourne property market

Most media outlets are now talking gloom and doom. Many are saying the Westpac rate increase will lead all banks to increase their rates and therefore stop people buying properties. Many bloggers and print media point to median prices beginning to slow and in many capital cities, apart from Melbourne and Sydney, already in negative […]

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Population Growth and its impact on Melbourne

Many articles have been written of late regarding the Victorian Planning Minister, Matthew Guy. He has recently announced a reform to Victoria’s planning zones. Every weekend we hear auctioneers tell us about Residential 1 property being the “highest and best” form of residential real estate. Public feedback is currently being sought but if the reforms […]

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