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Rental yields have not kept pace with property value increases – potential increases in home rental costs.

2019-04-05T02:57:10+00:00November 17th, 2015|

As many will be aware, property prices have increased substantially in recent years, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne. However rents have not shown a similar increase. We have begun to see noticeable tightening in the availability of properties to rent & this can be expected to lead to rent increases in the period ahead.   [...]

Recent Growth in Sydney House Values is Historically “Normal”

2019-04-05T02:57:10+00:00January 23rd, 2015|

Many readers will be aware the cost of housing  in Sydney has increased rapidly in recent times. Despite a 17% increase in median house prices in Sydney in the year to September 2014, growth in capital value over the ten years since September 2004 is “only“ 6% per year.  From 2004 to 2010 prices only [...]