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The average age of a first time property buyer in Sydney is just over 38. Imagine what it was like when an 8 year old boy started bidding on a property last weekend. Not only did he bid but he was the highest bidder and the successful buyer at just...

Kent Lardner and Veronica Morgan in their August joint Suburb Trends and Elephant in the Room monthly update they discussed property markets across the country and the lead indicators for price movements of which inventory levels is one of the strongest. Which market segments are showing to be the most...

As key indicators of where the market is headed we can only be guided by where it has been and Veronica Morgan just love the Core Logic Market Indicator Summary for a look at some of the market pulse points. Joining Veronica to walk through some of those is Eliza...

  Clearance and volumes are steady Core Logic is reporting a steady market as their results show both clearance rates and volumes are stable.   There were 1,082 capital city homes taken to auction this week, a slight increase on last week - up by 36 and returning a 64.7% successful...

Veronica Morgan finds it fascinating talking to Martin North because Martin North have a unique macro & micro perspective on the housing market. By that, meaning an understanding of the bigger picture - both globally and nationally - is constantly informed by your qualitative research, which delves into what property...

  Lower auction numbers Third of Melbourne auctions withdrawn Last week the final combined capital city clearance rate remained steady at 58.4%, the third consecutive week around this level.   There are 1,144 homes scheduled for auction across the combined capital cities this week. We broadcast the most comprehensive and up to...

The biggest problem with contracts is what is not in the contract.  David Gonzalez from Melbourne based MNG Lawyers says this can be an even bigger problem with auction properties.  Cate Bakos talks to David about how buyers and sellers should prepare for any hidden obstacles.   ...

David Johnston from Property Planning Australia is very passionate about the financial and lifestyle benefits that the correct adoption of an offset account can bring.  He sets that out in this interview with Cate and they also touch on “stepping stone” properties and the how first time investors can use this...