Brisbane’s property market finally takes the lead over Sydney and Melbourne, with jobs and population growth starting to have an impact.
The unit glut in Brisbane has reduced unit prices across the board. This is opening up some great opportunities for properties in small complexes in quality suburbs, where land values are high and rental yields are good. Find out more in my video below:
What are the differences when buying an investment property in an established housing estate versus a new one? We look at an example in the North Brisbane property market
Many commentators are ascribing the rise of the Gold Coast property market to the Commonwealth Games in 2018, and expect a fall in prices post-games. Is this really true? How much of an effect are the Games having on the Gold Coast's property market?
Too much of the focus in property investment is on saving tax - when really it's a small part of your overall return. This isn't surprising given so many property investment companies rely on selling the tax benefits of new property. The real money to be made is in capital and rental growth, and unfortunately properties that offer lots of tax deductions frequently offer precious little growth.