Australia’s property market has seen a huge drop in investor activity

According to the latest ABS lending indicators, the number of new investor loan commitments have fallen more than 27 per cent since interest rates began rising in May last year. 

Western Australian property market the top pick for property investors across the country

WA property investment surges from 9% to 32% in 2023, overtaking eastern states in popularity among investors.

Victorian rental market dubbed worst in Australia

Investor numbers have halved, with worries mounting more could leave the market if more restrictions are introduced.

Victorian government’s new land tax measures slammed by property industry bodies

Property industry bodies warn that the tax increases unveiled in 2023/4 Victorian budget will cause investors to look elsewhere

Property prices stabilise, but results vary city to city

The latest PIPA National Market Update has revealed some buyers are fatigued, and others no longer interested in renovation projects

Hobart named surprise leader for house price rises over the past 20 years

Hobart, Adelaide and Canberra outperformed Sydney and Melbourne in terms of house price growth over the past 20 years.

To cap or not to cap: Property investors raise concerns over rental increase cap policy

Industry leaders have expressed major concerns over rental price caps

‘Knee-jerk’ government policy fuelled the rental crisis

A recent industry breakfast in Brisbane has shone a light on some of the issues gripping the market

Investors warned to check property advisor credentials in the booming market

PIPA Chair, Nicola McDougall said there have been instances of people claiming to be qualified advisors, and even using fake credentials.

Only 27 per cent of property investors are female

“Women represent just over a quarter of all property investors – they are just not on the same financial footing as men in this country.”

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