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March 14, 2023

Climate Change and Property Investing – What Trends are We Seeing?

The connection between property investment and combatting the effects of climate change may not be immediately obvious. However, it is believed that the built environment is responsible for producing over a third of all CO2 emissions globally. As such, making sustainability a key principle of your investment strategy can have a real impact. This is something we have seen investors become increasingly conscious of over the last couple of years. Many are now considering a much wider range of factors when choosing properties and planning future portfolio growth. Here we take a closer look at what these are and the top property investment trends they are driving.
July 31, 2023

Unleashing Your Property’s Hidden Potential: Mastering Equity for Investment and Renovations

Imagine your property's equity as a fertile garden, waiting for you to plant the seeds of success. As you nurture these seeds, they grow, reflecting the blossoming value of your portfolio. Equity enables you to expand your garden through strategic renovations or acquiring new properties, ultimately reaping a bountiful harvest. To harness your garden's potential, first, understand how equity is calculated.
July 31, 2023

Could rate hikes be missing the point?

Are you feeling the pinch of rising interest rates in the property market?   The RBA’s ongoing rate hike cycle has sent shockwaves throughout the economy and sparked broader debate regarding the effectiveness of their monetary policy approach. In the March edition of Deloitte Access Economics’ Business Outlook report, author Stephen Smith was critical of the RBA's strategy, arguing that a traditional rate hike approach is not the answer to what is currently driving inflation. In this article, we investigate what inflation is, discuss what makes it so difficult to solve, and examine whether our friends at Deloitte may have a point!
July 31, 2023

How Do Property Developers Impact Housing Affordability?

Are property developers the heroes or villains when it comes to the housing affordability crisis in Australia? It's a question that sparks lively debates and passionate opinions. The Supply Challenge:  Picture this: a high demand for housing and a limited supply. This imbalance drives prices up, making it increasingly challenging for aspiring homeowners to enter the market.