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16-Oct-2020

Now is the time to buy if you have a long-term strategy and want to take advantage of the current property market situation where some houses are more than $200,000 cheaper than the city median.

 
14-Oct-2020

Pete Wargent of BuyersBuyers.com.au says that although there have been false dawns aplenty across Perth's at times excruciating 'seven year' itch, but on this occasion the recovery is on.

 
01-Oct-2020

Sometimes it seems crime does pay as houses in affected areas outperform the market in Sydney and Melbourne. 

 
01-Oct-2020

The Bush or the Beach? Which will it  be? We identify which is best for capital growth.

 
30-Sep-2020

While some believe that mortgage stress will have a major negative impact on the housing market, deferrals are now clearly in decline, and Australia’s high level of loan repayment deferrals is unlikely to prevent a housing market rebound in 2021, according to Doron Peleg, CEO of Riskwise Property.

 
30-Sep-2020

Doron Peleg, CEO of Riskwise Property said that the proposed wind-back of responsible lending obligations cemented the already expected housing rebound mooted for 2021. 

 
22-Sep-2020

While the property market may look gloomy at this point of time, certainly in Melbourne, it is expected to bottom in the first half of 2021 with dwelling prices to rise relatively quickly thereafter.

 
20-Sep-2020

Now is the time to prepare to buy for prospective homebuyers in Melbourne, says Pete Wargent, co-founder of BuyersBuyers.com.au, a national marketplace now offering affordable buyer’s agency services to all Australians.

 
04-Sep-2020

There has been a good deal of uncertainty brought about by COVID-19, and some price falls are to be expected in the housing market in the immediate term.

However, the cost of new borrowing has fallen to record lows, and Australia has fared better than most developed countries, both in terms of how well it has contained the spread of the virus, and in terms of its stimulus and economic response.

 
Doron Peleg
04-Sep-2020

Renters are in the perfect position to buy a house and start earning equity, while actually paying LESS for their mortgage than they would paying rent, thanks to ultra-low interest rates.


 
Doron Peleg
17-Aug-2020

Since the onset of COVID-19, working remotely has become an 'accelerating phenomenon' and it's proving a great opportunity for homebuyers looking to take advantage of 'lifestyle' prospects instead of being tied to employment hubs. 

 
Doron Peleg
04-Aug-2020

While the unit market in high-supply areas were already in the Danger Zone in terms of settlement, cash flow and equity risk, COVID-19 has only served to increase the pitfalls of buying off-the-plan rental high-rise accommodation.


 
Doron Peleg
02-Aug-2020

Buyers' Market - pressure mounts as COVID-19 takes hold of property market


State by State Analysis

               
 
01-Oct-2020

Sometimes it seems crime does pay as houses in affected areas outperform the market in Sydney and Melbourne. 

 
23-Sep-2020

Outlook strong for houses on the Sunshine Coast as buyers hone in on lifestyle options, ultra-low interest rates and the ability to work remotely.



 
20-Sep-2020

Now is the time to prepare to buy for prospective homebuyers in Melbourne, says Pete Wargent, co-founder of BuyersBuyers.com.au, a national marketplace now offering affordable buyer’s agency services to all Australians.

 
Doron Peleg
08-Sep-2020

Adelaide-Central and Hills is the only area in Greater Adelaide where principal and interest loans for both owner-occupier and investor loan repayment amounts are higher than the annual rent.


 
Doron Peleg
08-Sep-2020

Southeast Queensland renters are being urged to take advantage of the ultra-low interest rates as paying a mortgage in most areas is cheaper than paying rent.



 
07-Sep-2020

Despite COVID-19, the Sydney property is strongly forging ahead with auction clearance rates tracking at levels similar to those of 12 months ago, according to RiskWise Property Research. 


 
Doron Peleg
07-Sep-2020

Ultra-low interest rates have created a unique environment where buying a house in most areas of Greater Melbourne is cheaper than paying rent on one.



 
Doron Peleg
07-Sep-2020

Apart from one area, interest-only loan repayments for owner-occupiers in Greater Sydney are higher than the annual rent, meaning now is the time to buy if you are in a position to do so.

 
31-Aug-2020

Buyers looking for the perfect property trifecta are placing their bets on the Victorian port city of Geelong where lifestyle, accessibility to employment hubs and affordable housing are the key to capital growth.

 
23-Aug-2020

As previously projected, price growth in Tasmania has decelerated, followed by some modest price reductions. 



 
23-Aug-2020

Prior to the onset of COVID-19, population growth in the Northern Territory had been poor for some time.



 
21-Aug-2020

The performance of the South Australian economy has been muted, but houses in some suburbs of Adelaide have performed solidly.



 
Doron Peleg
19-Aug-2020

Having already been hit hard by a major oversupply issue, the Brisbane unit market continues to suffer thanks to COVID-19, leading to both equity and cash flow risk.



 
Pete Wargent
17-Aug-2020

When assessing the risk of over-building, a common and reasonably sensible approach is to compare the number of properties in the pipeline to the established housing stock for a suburb or sub-region, to get a feel for the potential uplift in the dwelling stock.


 
with Clare Corby of Capital Buyer's Agency
09-Aug-2020

Canberra has seen some very high auction clearance rates lately, and it’s one of the first questions I’m asked lately about the Canberra market. Yet this statistic isn’t one that I suggest buyers look at as the ‘be all and end all’ of measuring the market.


 
Doron Peleg
02-Aug-2020

Now is the time to buy for first home buyers and owner-occupiers with secure jobs and ability to service the mortgage, as this current slowdown in the property market is only temporary with popular areas likely to experience solid capital growth in the medium to long term.


 
Doron Peleg
02-Aug-2020

Investors buying rental apartments are taking an enormous gamble with not only equity and cashflow risk materially increasing, but also serviceability risks.


 
with Clare Corby of Capital Buyer's Agency
25-Apr-2020

When you’ve found a property that you want to pursue, it’s often a stage where buyers come unstuck. The process of buying real estate can’t be too complicated, surely? Found a place, make an offer, right? The problem is, the sales agent and vendor are actively pursuing the highest possible sale price - and as the buyer, you’re after the opposite. Or at least you hope so.


 
with Clare Corby of Capital Buyer's Agency
22-Jun-2016

Perhaps the best way to describe this is to compare the differences. Before you begin to consider what your time is worth, let's consider two different experiences...


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