4 big concerns in property right now – and how to move past them

It’s hard to avoid the negative headlines about all things property and finance at the moment. If you’re a property investor, or you’re considering becoming one in the future, all of thisRead More…


Property Investors Council 2min survey

When we provide shelter to our tenants, there is a social aspect to being a landlord. As members of PICA (Property Investors Council of Australia) who advocate and lobby on behalf of propertyRead More…


How will the SE QLD property market perform after the floods?

With the heavy rainfall and flooding in early 2022, there’s speculation of how the SE QLD market will perform. It’s clear that the conditions are very different to that of the 2011Read More…


Buying your first property: How to tackle the deposit hurdle

Buying a home has always been the Great Australian Dream, but making this dream a reality is becoming increasingly difficult for hopeful first home buyers and investors alike.

Making matters worse is the fact that prices soared throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. CoreLogic data shows that property values have increased, on average, between 16.7 and 25.4 over the last year.

But that doesn’t mean buying a property is necessarily out of reach.

Furthermore, current market conditions might help you get into the market. Why?


Will 2022 provide the market balance we are looking for?

Many of us welcomed 2022 with anticipation of how life may need to adapt yet again, to this new era of COVID-19. Talk of interest rates, a slowing property market, fast changing rules, new variants, and a pending election creates lots of speculation of how property might perform over the coming months.

What’s important is that we recognise that market trends are returning to more ‘normal’ patterns of growth and that 2021 was the exception.