McDonald’s Now Building Apartments?!

We have written about McDonald's not being in the hamburger business but rather the property business before. Forget the two all-beef patties, special sauce, pickled onions on a sesame seed bun: they are taking things to a whole new level by partnering with Stockland to develop one of their sites into 350 apartments, 1,565 square [...]

By |2020-01-03T08:21:27+11:00April 3rd, 2018|Australian Property, In the news|0 Comments

The 3 Biggest Mistakes Made By Most Investors

At The Property Mentors, we choose to make the task of creating real wealth — one that can provide a sustainable level of retirement income — as simple as possible.You see, as a general rule, when we’re younger the bulk of the income needed to fund our lifestyle and pay our bills will come from [...]

By |2018-03-05T21:05:54+11:00February 8th, 2018|Australian Property, Investment Advice|0 Comments

The Past, Present, and Future of the Australian Property Markets

To see what’s coming in 2018 and prepare ourselves in the best possible way, we’ve got to understand the context. So as this year comes to a close, let’s take stock of 2017 with a view to look ahead at the year to come. Perhaps the biggest single global economic event to happen in 2017 [...]

A Non-Level Playing Field

Finally! Someone else has come and said what we have been saying for years: Australia's housing markets are not operating on a level playing field. On Tuesday, the Committee for Economic Development of Australia found that Australia’s worsening housing affordability is unlikely to improve for 40 years under current policies. Driven largely by population [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:12:54+11:00September 1st, 2017|Australian Property, In the news, Property Investment|Comments Off on A Non-Level Playing Field

Is The Sydney Property Market Really That Hot?

Sydney's property market has been experiencing unsustainable price growth in recent years. And not just in the city itself, but in the surrounding suburbs as well. So, what’s behind this steady rise in prices...and what does the future hold for the property market in Sydney? Let's look at what has caused these double digit [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:26:39+11:00March 1st, 2017|Australian Property, Property Investment|Comments Off on Is The Sydney Property Market Really That Hot?

The Top 20 Most ‘Crowded’ Suburbs Across Australia

29 June 2012 By Tim Lawless Where can you find the most people packed into one suburb?  According to the latest Census data, look no further than the inner Sydney suburb of Elizabeth Bay.  This suburb covers about one quarter of a square kilometre of prime Inner Sydney real estate and, according to the [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:56:49+11:00June 30th, 2014|Australian Property|0 Comments

Litigation: a ‘Wake-up’ Call for valuers

By AB A shift in the banking sector is prompting the bar to be raised for increased rigour around the valuations demanded by lenders. Western Australia valuations firm Herron Todd White has been building up its quality assurance team in the wake of a number of recent legal cases involving GFC valuations. Other valuation [...]

By |2018-01-31T19:54:09+11:00June 11th, 2014|Australian Property, Investment Advice|0 Comments

Gov. Urged To Stimulate Property Transactions

Staff Reporter NSW has been urged to follow the lead of the ACT by passing a housing-friendly Budget. The Real Estate Institute of NSW praised the ACT Government for last week’s Budget, which cut tax rates for transfer duty and made it easier for pensioners to downsize. President Malcolm Gunning said NSW should also [...]