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Featured image: An artist impression of how Melbourne’s west will look in the future. THE saying “west is best” has a lot more validity to it these days, with Melbourne’s western fringe in the middle of a property boom — and for good reason. With Victoria’s capital set to become the most populous city in Australia Read More
Melbourne property prices grew an eye watering 334.8 per cent over the 20 years to January 2018, as new data from CoreLogic reveals the long-term cyclical nature of Australian property markets. Over the last five years, Sydney prices, grew the most strongly, rising 64.4 per cent. Source: CoreLogic. The CoreLogic analysis of previous five-year periods Read More
The Victorian capital, along with Sydney and Brisbane, accounted for more than 70 per cent of the country’s population growth in the 2016-17 financial year. But scratch beneath the surface and the story of what drives growth varies significantly in Australia’s three largest cities. For the first time the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has Read More
ONCE a “sleepy hollow” suburb with few restaurants or cafes, West Footscray is undergoing a chic transformation. So what has triggered the turnaround? WEST Footscray is proof that a decade can transform a suburb, with an influx of young families triggering its gentrification. Once part of Melbourne’s more undesirable areas, the suburb is now predicted Read More
Melbourne’s population boom, rising infrastructure projects and a growing services sector has put the Victorian capital city at the top of the Housing Industry Association’s latest list of top 20 building growth areas. Twelve out of the top 20 areas in the latest “Hotspots Report” are in Melbourne. “This year’s Hotspots Report is a tale Read More
Buying a home that doesn’t exist sounds kind of crazy, but it could mean owning the property of your dreams. Off-the-plan deals sometimes get a bad rap from investors who claim buyers risk paying too much, and you should always see exactly what you’re buying before parting ways with hundreds of thousands of dollars. But Read More