The pandemic, a recession and the supply side of property

With so much media attention centred on housing demand and prices, here’s a look at the supply side to see what the post-pandemic market holds for property developers and the supply of property. Developers are often blamed for building unsightly, even unsafe high-density apartments and encouraging speculative investment, yet housing development has been the means […]

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How will the recession really affect our property markets?

If you are like most people Australians chances are you would be reading headlines like: “Property market in a freefall”, “The death of the property investing”, etc etc. It all started since Coronavirus entered into the public’s lexicon and now with all the talk of recession. I wouldn’t blame you if you were starting to […]

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Australia Is Going to Fall into Recession in 2020

It’s no secret that Australia is going to fall into recession. But what does that really mean? How will this affect you, your job, your finances and the value of your home or your investment properties? So what is a recession? A recession is a period of temporary economic decline during which trade and industrial […]

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Will Australia’s recession be over before it started?

Will Australia’s recession be over before it started? Life is starting to get back to normal, the lockdowns are lifting, there are people in the streets, in fact I went back to one of our favourite café’s on the weekend. ANZ bank research show that signs continue to indicate that Australians want to get back […]

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Property Headlines: Are we really in a recession, will HomeBuilder work, unemployment, rising consumer confidence, falling business confidence and all the latest data

Life is starting to get back to normal, the lockdowns are lifting, there are people in the streets, in fact I went back to one of our favourite café’s on the weekend, but last week we learned we’re in a recession. Recently Reserve Bank Governor Philip Lowe suggested this is the largest economic contractions since […]

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Is Australia’s recession over before it started?

Life is starting to get back to normal, the lockdowns are lifting, there are people in the streets, in fact I went back to one of our favourite café’s on the weekend. All signs continue to indicate that Australians want to get back to normal. But last week we learned we’re in a recession. How […]

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Are we in recession or aren’t we?

Are we in recession or aren’t we?​​While we’re not officially in a “technical” recession, because there hasn’t been two quarters of negative growth, there is no doubt that the economic climate is recessionary. The Australian economy contracted by 0.3% in the last quarter and slowed to 1.4% throughout the last year. This was the slowest […]

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June 2020 Property market Update: We’re in recession!

The media has been busy this week. And I’m not just talking about headlines like: “We’re In Recession!” Initially, the messages were things like … COVID crisis triggers the first fall in property prices The COVID Correction Begins …  And the one that is likely to have attracted a lot of click bate earlier this […]

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