Melbourne Population Exodus, 30,000 people to relocate, double-digit price decline

“A hard lockdown of more than 100-days will be the cause of the biggest shock to Melbourne’s economy that most of its residents have ever seen. It is highly possible that it could lose as many as 30,000 people over the next couple of years,” said Propertyology’s Head of Research. Tens of thousands of people are likely to relocate away from Melbourne over the next … Continue reading Melbourne Population Exodus, 30,000 people to relocate, double-digit price decline

Regional city tops Sydney’s return – Simon Pressley

Many believe that investing in capital city real estate presents a better potential than buying investment property in any regional location – but the numbers beg to differ. It’s understandable if most people are skeptical of the results, but let us compare the performance of these two great cities. One has a population of 5.2 million while the other is only home to 68,000 people; … Continue reading Regional city tops Sydney’s return – Simon Pressley

53 markets with the best upside potential – Simon Pressley

After analysing the fundamentals of over 500 property markets in Australia, respected property market research firm Propertyology has found that 53 locations are on the cusp of stronger market conditions. These markets have the best upside potential over the short-to-medium-term. Although the lag in property data means prices are yet to officially firm significantly in many of the locations, Propertyology Head of Research Simon Pressley … Continue reading 53 markets with the best upside potential – Simon Pressley

Property Bubonic Plague – Simon Pressley

Property Bubonic Plague. It’s a big statement with all sorts of scary connotations – and it’s not one that Simon makes lightly. According to Simon, unit supply is the single most concerning factor to Australian real estate in its nearly 200 year history. The Propertyology team were concerned and set aside a couple of days to really dig into the data. The deeper they dug, … Continue reading Property Bubonic Plague – Simon Pressley

An investor’s guide to property economics: WA – Simon Pressley

There is a significant correlation between the economic conditions of a state and its property market trends. A town’s most important industry or economic driver will, in most cases, be the same reason for its founding in the first place. Whether that is a focus on mining, fishing, or growing food. Despite being the biggest state in the country, Western Australia is the easiest to … Continue reading An investor’s guide to property economics: WA – Simon Pressley

Australia’s most popular states – Simon Pressley

Do you know which states are attracting Australians? There’s a perception amongst the broader Australian public that bigger states with higher population, like Sydney and Melbourne, are more popular, but if we look deeper at the numbers, that might not be the case. In today’s episode of Propertyology, Simon Pressley tackles the graphs and tells us the states where Australians are flocking to. Continue reading Australia’s most popular states – Simon Pressley

What is stopping Queensland’s boom? – Simon Pressley

We have been waiting for Queensland to boom for some time, in fact, the industry has been saying that Queensland will be the next market to rise, but its growth has not been remarkable. Queensland is growing, yes, but not to the levels that we should be seeing. Simon Pressley of Propertyology looks at the charts to explore why. Continue reading What is stopping Queensland’s boom? – Simon Pressley

VIDEO – Australian real estate prices still rise during recessions – Simon Pressley

Many people think that during recessions, property prices are bound to fall. However, we explore with Simon Pressley of Propertyology why that might not be the case. In the Recession Era (September 1990 to 1991), property prices across most of the capital cities did not fall. The values in Perth fell in 1991 to 1992 by around -10%, but the city more than made up … Continue reading VIDEO – Australian real estate prices still rise during recessions – Simon Pressley

It pays to keep an open mind to investing in regional locations

By Propertyology Head of Research, Simon Pressley There’s a deep-seeded, widely-held, and completely misguided opinion among property commentators that successful investors only buy in capital cities. These people argue regional investing is a mug’s game and the weight of population in capitals is the only guaranteed way to profit from real estate. Gee, I wonder how they explain their way out of the fact that, … Continue reading It pays to keep an open mind to investing in regional locations

Brisbane property market glory days

By Propertyology Head of Research, Simon Pressley Since about 2013, Brisbane has consistently appeared regularly at the top of property commentator’s list as the most promising capital city for value gains. And, it’s also proved a perennial disappointment! Each year, those looking to influence investors highlighted the city’s relative affordability and attractive weather while proclaiming “This year will be Brisbane’s year!” Now, I love Brisbane, … Continue reading Brisbane property market glory days