Author: Kevin Turner

CoreLogic’s national home value index recorded a 2.8% rise in March, the fastest rate of appreciation since October 1988.  These exceptionally strong growth conditions remain broad-based, with values rising by at least 1.4% across each of the capital cities and ‘rest-of-state’ areas over the month.   Eliza Owen – Core...

As interest rates hit record lows, auction clearance rates surge and capital growth expectations peak, it appears to be a good time for property investors. Even if you already have skin in the game, the next step in your property investment journey is just as important as the first. If you’re...

History tells us a lot and in this chat with Kevin, Simon Pressley looks back over previous games and makes the point that it is an event and events do not normally influence property markets – but could this be different?...

Most auctions since week prior to Easter 2018 9 in 10 auctions sell in Sydney 50% of national auctions conducted in Melbourne There were 3,791 homes taken to auction across the combined capital cities this week, the busiest auction week since the week ending 25th March 2018.   The higher...

Simon Pressley says the big winner will be revealed long before the games start in 2032 and there is an unusual twist to the Brisbane Olympics that will spread the positive impact far and wide....

There are – potentially some exciting times ahead. It now looks like a formality that south-east Queensland will host the 2032 Olympic Games. More than 10,000 of the world’s best athletes from more than 200 nations will be gearing up to put on the show of all shows Down Under...

Is there a typical period of time to allow for a project from concept to completion? What are the critical timelines for a development? What is - or are – the ‘weak points’ in putting a successful development together?   Where is it most likely to go ‘pear-shaped’? What...

Does what you decide to develop depend on your experience? Is doing a Joint Venture with an experienced developer a good idea to build experience? What would a typical JV look like? How big a factor is your risk tolerance when considering if you should develop as opposed to...

Biggest auction week in almost a year Auction success holds up in bigger numbers Next week - biggest week in 3 years There were 2,731 homes taken to auction across the combined capital cities this week, the busiest auction week since the first week of April last year.  Despite the...