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Ben Drohan

Melbourne Property Market 2020: Experts Predict Market Movements

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Melbourne’s property market is expected to steam ahead in 2020. Experts have forecast smooth sailing this year, after weathering the banking royal commission, federal and state elections, and policy changes in the past 12 months. Real Estate Institute of Victoria president Leah Calnan said confidence returned to the market faster than expected after the “chatter Read More

CoreLogic: Melbourne Property Values Could Reach New Heights by January

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Forget the downturn — Melbourne’s property values could reach record heights as early as January, with strong spring results promising good times ahead for vendors in 2020. Melbourne’s property market is on track to make a full recovery from the downturn and reach record high values by January, new research shows. Rapid improvements in house Read More

National Dwelling Values Record First Rise In almost 2 Years

As we enter into the warmth of spring and the temperature rises, so too has buyer confidence with the latest property update signalling a steady market recovery. Overall, dwelling values in August increased across five of the eight capital cities with the exception of Adelaide, Darwin and Perth. According to CoreLogic, national housing values have Read More

Melbourne Property Market Forecast 2020

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As Australia’s second most populous city investors and homebuyers are invariably curious as to what lies ahead for Melbourne’s property market in 2020. Although national house prices were still trending lower across most states in 2019, the downturn appears to be easing, with the rate of decline slowing. Since May, we have had two crucial Read More

Bank Of Mum And Dad: Loan It Or Lose It

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One question we are advising clients on more frequently these days revolves around them wanting to help their children financially, but at the same time protect that money to ensure it stays in the family. Some interesting figures from 2017 pointed to family members, essentially the Bank of Mum and Dad, being the fifth largest Read More