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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...

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...

How refreshing it is to hear Abbie Freestone talk about community living. Assemble Communities are very focused on ensuring apartment living does not mean a compromise to someones quality of life. It is easy to say and perhaps harder to deliver unless you turn the...

Most property around Australia has enjoyed solid growth for about 20 years save for a few bumps along the way. We are now in a downturn and who knows for how long or how deep but most people are suggesting we are about 6 to...

With the recent Royal Commission into financial institutions being felt by all new lenders, the role of valuers is also in the spotlight to see how they are interpreting the market slow down. The valuation profession forms the bedrock of the property advisory profession and has...

What you don't see when you look at an apartment development is the highly technical and legal world of structures, agreements, contracts, and financials that not only make it happen but ensures it continues to deliver on many metrics for many years. There is a...

Airbnb is the biggest thing to happen to accomodation around the world. And not just hotel accomodation (although that is a massive part of it) all accomodation including the long term rental market both directly and indirectly. There are some great stories and some hate stories...

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...