Suburbs that are cheaper to buy than rent

Sometimes, when you’re a first home buyer, it’s cheaper to buy than rent.  In other words, if you were to buy a property in the suburb where you were currently living, the monthly mortgage repayments would be less than your current monthly rent. NAB has identified a series of Melbourne...

Say goodbye to the landlord

Want to say goodbye to the landlord and buy your own premises? Or perhaps you’re a savvy investor looking to take advantage of historically low-interest rates and dip your toes into the commercial market? Either way, it appears you’re in good company. The commercial property market is proving to be...

Home Price Growth & Forecasts

Ratings agency Fitch has bumped up its property price growth forecast for Australia, and is now expecting prices to soar by as much as 16% this year.  That’s significantly higher than the agency’s previous estimate released in December 2020 – which forecast growth of between 3-5%. It also places Australia...