Author: Andrew Wood

Firstly I hope this finds you and your loved ones well and successfully working your way through all of the challenges Covid-19 is creating for all of us. Over the last 2 weeks there has been lots of announcements from the government and industry bodies about...

Mr Leigh Warner leads JLL apartment market research in Australia and in addition to his recent paper on the state of the market in Melbourne and Sydney, he has identified 6 themes driving the apartment market in 2020 plus global economic issues like the Coronaviris. There are...

One of the keys to having a sucessful investment property is getting all the little things right. Some of them like landlord insurance don’t make for riveting dinner party conversation, but are very important to understand and have in place. Landlord insurace for apartments is a...

While the spring selling season tends to drive the housing market, the apartment market doesn’t like to miss a good party and this year, it is getting picked up for the ride. Spring has sprung early and values are on the move. Trent Wiltshire is an...

With some apartment buildings now exceeding 1000 units and containing multiple uses such as retail, office and food plus many resident services, the role of the Owners Corporation Manager (OCM) (formerly Body Corporate Management) has had to step up dramatically. Add to this issues such as...

I had to book a long way ahead to find a slot with Nerida Conisbee who is the Chief Economist at REA group (or for our purposes - realestate.com) and is a regular commentator on the property market for many TV and radio stations around...

Regardless of your political persuasion if you are a property investor you would have been pleased to see negative gearing and capital gains tax rules remain unchanged after the recent Federal Election. With those issues off the table it is back to business as usual when...

Just had a very enjoyable catch up with Jordy Catalano and Tim Fleming on the current market and future direction of apartments. Five years ago Jordy Catalano and Tom Hywood launched Apartment Developments to bring the disparate offering of off the plan apartments to one place....