Category Archives: Education Centre

2018 Market Outlook

Many property commentators won’t forecast the year ahead and discuss what and where they think you should be buying in 2018. What markets are hot? What markets are not? What should you avoid? Anna Porter, principal of Suburbanite, expert property market commentator and keynote speaker explains her opinion on the year ahead for Australian real […]

Investing Outside the Box – How about Serviced Apartments?

More often than not, higher yields scream higher risk. This is no different for investing in serviced apartments. By definition, a serviced apartment is a fully serviced apartment that is available for stays both long and short term which provides hotel-like amenities such as room service, fitness centres, laundries and recreation rooms. A builder/developer builds […]

Why Hobart & Adelaide’s rankings in the latest QBE report don’t quite add up..

While I agree with QBE’s assessment that Canberra will be one of the stronger performers in the country due to a lack of housing supply, they’ve grossly overestimated Hobart’s potential growth and overlooked the signs of strength in Adelaide. QBE have made a bold projection in their Australian Housing Outlook report, released last month. Let’s start in the […]

Anna call’s out QBE’s Housing Outlook predictions as ‘Ballsy”

With claims of Hobart set for profit and Adelaide predicted to have marginal rises, a property commentator has come out and says she doesn’t believe this would be the case. Following the release of the QBE Australian Housing Outlook 2017-2020 report, property valuer, investment adviser, property market commentator and author Anna Porter said Hobart’s future success has […]