NAB: Melbourne house prices predicted to rise 16 per cent in 2021

A big-four bank has forecast an extraordinary 16 per cent rise for Melbourne home prices in 2021, almost doubling its prediction from just a few months ago. And Victoria as…

The Landlord Property Manager Fit

As rental property availability has decreased, so have portfolio numbers within real estate agencies as many owners are selling up their investments to recoup losses, or moving back in to…

It’s cheaper to buy than rent more than half of Australian properties

Record low interest rates mean it is cheaper to buy than rent more than half the properties in Australia, new realestate.com.au analysis shows. The inaugural REA Insights Buy or Rent…

Convini and OurProperty join forces for landlord BNPL tool PropPay

Tech company OurProperty has joined forces with fintech firm Convini to launch a new product that allows landlords to fund maintenance and refurbishment jobs via an online tool. PropPay acts…

Melbourne auctions: strong sales in Beaumaris, Bentleigh East

Melbourne auctions: strong sales in Beaumaris, Bentleigh East A family farewelled its cherished home of 70 years, as COVID-19 restrictions forced an auctioneer to turn away bidders from an auction…

Melbourne home sellers try to boost chance of a quick sale with influx of calls to stylists

Home owners in Melbourne are pulling out all the stops to secure a quick sale as the real estate market bounces back to life, with an influx of calls to…

CommSec: Victoria building homes, units among nation’s biggest

Australians have the biggest houses in the world. We’ve topped the globe with average home sizes, according to a new CommSec report that reveals they’ve gotten even bigger — potentially…

Mortgages cheaper than rents in over half of Australian suburbs

A new report from Aussie and CoreLogic shows that it is cheaper to pay down a mortgage than to pay rent on a comparable property in over half of Australia’s…

Auction values continue to rise in capital cities

Capital cities continue to recover from the effects of COVID-19, with auction volumes rising once more this week, according to CoreLogic. The latest CoreLogic Property Market Indicator found that there…