Archive for August, 2016

Does walkability affect house prices?

Does walkability affect house prices?

Proximity to transport, infrastructure and leisurely amenities should be a key consideration when purchasing a home or an investment property. Tenants look for convenience when applying for a home, which is why investors should pay particular attention to the walkability score of a potential purchase. But what is the true … Read More

Australia’s Ongoing Property Crash Speculation

The past two years have seen much speculation around the potential for a property crash in Australia. With record prices, high clearance rates and low interest rates, commentary about the potential bust of a property bubble has been sparking debate and varying opinions amongst key commentators and the media. The … Read More

Five key tips to manage a rent reduction

Over the past three to six months, the Sydney rental market has seen a shift in behaviour that we haven’t seen in some time. This shift could have implications for investors and it’s becoming increasingly important to understand the details behind this movement. In short, the Sydney rental market has … Read More

Changes to Strata Legislation in NSW effective November 2016

New apartment building

We can now confirm the reforms to the Strata Title Legislation for New South Wales has officially been passed by the government and will commence from 30 November 2016.

There are over 90 changes to the legislation which will affect landlords and tenants. Some of these changes are as follows:-
Annual General … Read More