WA Property Investment Report: Big Spending Boosts Confidence

Big spending on the resources front boosts confidence that buyers will return to the WA property market The headlines have been filled with three-letter words throughout the first quarter of 2012 – BHP and Rio. The two companies are responsible for more than $4bn in new spending planned for Western Australia, but the good news […]

VIC Property Investment Report – Oversupply On The Cards?

An oversupply could be on the cards for the Victorian capital’s property market. “A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma.” Those were the words Winston Churchill once used to describe Russia, but they would work just as well for describing recent property markets in Melbourne. It doesn’t take an international statesman to see […]

QLD Property Investment Report – Early Signs of Rejuvenation

Queensland’s economy is shining but its property market is just starting to show signs of recovery. The state’s overall economy has been one of the key engines driving the nation’s economic growth, with more than $50bn in planned resource projects on tap. The latest figures show Queensland’s economy grew 3.5% in the September quarter of […]

NSW Property Investment Report – Is Sydney The Ugly Stepchild?

Sydney’s property prices relative to residents’ earning power makes for startling reading, but how will this affect the market? After being bandied about as the golden child of 2011’s property markets, Sydney has more recently been acting the ugly stepchild – and no one wants to pay for the babysitting. The story of its property […]