At an industry function AgentOPS was pre launched. It was a sunny afternoon on the bay at Dobroyd Aquatic Club – a venue where they race remote controlled yachts. What a fitting venue for a function launching time saving property listing technology – AgentOPS. AgentOPS is a platform soon to be released to market. The platform…

This week I had the pleasure of attending a seminar with a man I would describe as a futurist or a scientist who uses demographics to pick future economic trends. Harry Debt Jr. of Dent Research has written many books with many predictions and a lot of what he’s said has come true. His latest…

In a study published earlier this month Moody’s Investors Service became negative about Australian banks in light of their exposure to residential property. My analysis of Sydney property prices compared to other international cities suggests prices are getting up there but could run further. Moody’s – “signs of a re-acceleration in Australian house prices and…

Oh yeah… what a week it’s been!……We had the Federal budget, a drop in interest rates and to top off the week The Voice 2016 kicked off. Budget snapshot: Middle income families will benefit from a raise in their bracket resulting in 500,000 less Australians paying tax at 37.5% small businesses will benefit from a…

Following two years of exceptional home value appreciation and double-digit growth in many areas, home value growth will likely slow across Australia in 2016. There will be no big short in Australia despite the hype following the release of the Hollywood blockbuster. While there is some uncertainty about the property market I am seeing plenty of buyers…

For most of Australia the year starts the week after Australia Day. I unfortunately did not have that option of hanging out with the kids and going to the beach. Vendors woke up early in 2016 and I was busy doing listing appointments. In January we picked up six properties for the team to list…

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