New South Wales saw $5.6 billion of investor loans in September 2015, taking activity back down to December 2014 levels. This has cooled down the investment property market….this I will not disagree with. However, it is interesting when we consult the data to see a pickup in owner occupied lending to record (yes I did…

In a market where there is so much at stake there will always be two opposing views. Recent changes by APRA to lending criteria has created a pause in the bullish sentiment of property investors. I for one can vouch for this. Last Saturday we did an open on the city fringe and you could…

  The property market has a number of different metrics that are helpful when trying to understand sentiment and property price behaviour. These include vacancy rates (the proportion of vacant properties), the number of properties currently on the market, trends in gross rental yield (rent divided by property value), and changes in rents paid by…