Jack Guthrie

What Are Vacancy Rates?

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The average property investor will have heard the term “vacancy rate” thrown around often, but not everyone truly understands the meaning behind the term. In market analysis, there are a number of metrics that are used to measure the level of rental demand throughout a suburb. Rental yields and vacancy rates are two regularly used indicators which have a closely linked relationship. Often when rental yields decline (reactive to lessened rental demand) vacancy rates have a tendency to increase.

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What Are Valuations?

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For those who have made property investment a significant part of their life, valuations are common practice. But the reality is a large portion of Australian’s either don’t know what valuations are or, have a misconception of the process behind them. So, this week I would like to spend some time on the topic of valuations and what it means to you as an investor.

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Compare the Share

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Property is a unique asset class. Contrasting with stocks, bonds and returns are based on rental income (rather than dividends) and the ability to leverage a significant portfolio is far greater than other types of investment. Unlike other forms of investment, it is tangible and allows a larger degree of control for the purchaser.

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Blue Wealth’s Rejection Rate

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Selecting an investment property can be a confusing process for the everyday Australian. There are a number of features that have to be weighed up before you take the plunge and lock in a purchase. You may be left asking, where should I buy? Should I choose house and land or apartments? is this price too high? All of which can mean the difference between a good and bad investment.

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Moving Day: More than ever families are leaving Sydney for Brisbane

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More Sydney siders than ever are moving to South East Queensland, off the back of the harbour city’s market stagnation. In a demographic shift that we know as “moving day”, families and downsizers alike are looking northward in search of greener pastures. According to data from the ABS, Greater Sydney’s median dwelling values have receded 8.1% since the start of 2018 -motivating droves of residents to sell up their highly mortgaged homes for an opportunity in Queensland hubs such as Brisbane and the Gold Coast.

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What the Growth of Western Sydney Teaches Us About Property

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Throughout 2018, Australia’s population hit a milestone of 25 million, years ahead of the expectations of the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Strong levels of overseas migration and a robust health system saw our nations population grow faster than the majority of the OECD. Since 2000, our countries population has added the equivalent to the whole population of Queensland  and this growth is still apparent today, with the ABS estimating Australia adds a new residents every 83 seconds.

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Rental Yields Increasing from Historic Lows

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Australia’s national market is currently in a stage of correction. After moving through a period of strong and sustained growth, the housing market is experiencing a natural phase of stagnation. Primarily driven by the downturn in the Sydney housing market, Australia’s property prices are seeing subdued performance as it begins a process of recalibration. While this may urge some property investors to run for the hills, it is times like these that we at Blue Wealth understand there lies opportunity for our clients.

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ANZ loosening investor policy

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Over the last 24 months, investor credit has been all but cut off through strict serviceability policies. Increasingly prudent lending criteria has forced major Australian lenders to follow suit, with the volume of investment lending constrained throughout our credit sector since early 2017. Interest only loans and lending on deposits lower than 10% in particular have been significantly restricted, with the regulator aiming to cool Australia’s rapidly moving housing markets.

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Understanding Social Trends in Property – Part Three

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Part three of the McCrindle demographic study looks into the changing of the guard in terms of Australian generations. From 2019, there will be more Australians born since 1980, than before 1980. This study acknowledges the change with Generation Y (born 1980 to 1994), Generation Z (born 1995 to 2009) and Generation Alpha (born since 2010) as they become the dominate generations of our population.

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