If Dorothea Mackellar was here today she might replace her famous poetry line about "ragged mountain ranges" with one about the country's home price ranges. Just like our natural geography, the [...]
While prices are a product of supply and demand, it's worth understanding the factors that sit beneath both sides of the equation. In other words, what drives supply and what drives demand?
While you're getting your head around the macro, don't lose sight of the micro. Median house prices can vary greatly from suburb to suburb. Here's the local data house-hunters should have to help [...]
One in two Australian home buyers1 now borrow via a broker. A dip in sentiment towards traditional banks, tighter lending criteria for investors and better-educated consumers have all helped [...]
It's no secret tax deductions, in addition to capital gains, remain a carrot for property investors. But tax rules have tightened, and the landscape is always shifting, making it hard for the [...]
You’ve dog-eared magazines, spent countless weekends at display villages and finally made the bold decision to build rather than buy a home. While choosing where and what to build are exciting [...]
If you have seen the movie Money Pit, in which Tom Hanks and Shelley Long play a hapless couple whose home renovations plummet from bad to disastrous with every swing of the hammer, it’s easy to [...]