Author: Andrew Wood

If you love a good road trip then strap in for a Quick Lap of the Australian Apartment Market with JLL's Head of Residential Research - Leigh Warner. Leigh and I stop off at the 5 mainland state capitals to dissect his recent research papers which...

When it comes to sorting out the tax issues for investment property we are all pretty good and capturing the main components, That is the income of rent less all the costs like rates, insurance, owners corp fees, agents service fees, and interest on the...

I dropped in recently to the marketing launch of Linden House at 33 Park St South Melbourne and had a glass of bubbles while checking out the marketing suite. It is sometimes hard to find a small or boutique apartment building especially close to the city...

(Property trading is buying and selling in a 1-3 year period) To the casual observer, Mr and Mrs Bumptious at a dinner party sound super clever regaling stories of how they purchased an apartment for $X and sold it for $Y pocketing a huge profit. Picking...

Underquoting applies mainly to auctions and is  term used to describe when the estimated selling price is below the owners reserve. It does not necessarily mean the estimated selling price is below the sale price. The intention or purpose of underquoting is to encourage more...

For home occupiers of apartments, the decision to buy or sell is driven mostly by life circumstances such as work, family, finances, love (or not) and lifestyle and usually not by economic or market cycles. Property investors have the option to buy, sell or hold available...

It is perplexing for some people selling an apartment when their value changes more or less than the median unit price. It begs the question, “What is the median unit price anyway?” Let’s come back to that … first let’s discuss a couple of brief...