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 […]

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Investing Outside the Box – All Eyes on AirBnb

In a world of Block Chain and the shared economy are we missing out on opportunities by not latching onto these initiatives? Are we worse off for not using Bitcoin for property purchases or putting our house on Airbnb whilst we enjoy our summer vacation? With these new initiatives comes new challenges. Challenges in both […]

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Where is property market success projected to be heading?

At a recent Q&A following a presentation, Anna explored Canberra as an investment opportunity and delved into the purchasing of units. According to the latest QBE Housing Outlook Report, The Australian Capital Territory has the highest percentage of investor loans at 21.4%. Population growth is one of the key indicators that impacts the property market […]

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Investing in QLD is a game of winners and losers

We couldn’t help but notice that a lot investors and first home-buyers are flocking to the QLD market in their masses. It is especially popular with first home-buyers from interstate looking to get onto the property ladder, and first time investors chasing a more affordable purchase price than what you can get in Sydney, Melbourne […]

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Which state holds the best opportunity in 2017

As property valuers and economists, we take a critical look at each state and scrutinise the numbers, the drivers and the data. We then delve deeper into property markets within them and we do this over and over at HQ. This is just part of our DNA, wanting to know which markets are set to perform […]

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