Sydney’s Rising Manhattan Effect

Sydney’s Rising Manhattan Effect

2015 McGrath Report: Infrastructure unlocks suburban growth 2015 McGrath Report: Melbourne market goes from strength to strength 2015 McGrath Report: Sunshine State Overview 2015 McGrath Report: Sydney’s big boom 2015 McGrath Report: Best suburbs to buy in John McGrath: What’s the price? In our 2015 McGrath Report, we released some specially commissioned research showing Sydney’s […]

Infrastructure unlocks suburban pockets

Posted by on Jan 15, 2016 in Home-selling tips, Homebuying tips | No Comments
Infrastructure unlocks suburban pockets

2015 McGrath Report: Melbourne market goes from strength to strength 2015 McGrath Report: Sunshine State Overview 2015 McGrath Report: Sydney’s big boom 2015 McGrath Report: Best suburbs to buy in John McGrath: What’s the price? John McGrath: Choosing an investment location In preparing the 2015 McGrath Report, we wanted to look forward and consider the […]

Melbourne market goes from strength to strength

Melbourne market goes from strength to strength

2015 McGrath Report: Sunshine State Overview 2015 McGrath Report: Sydney’s big boom 2015 McGrath Report: Best suburbs to buy in John McGrath: What’s the price? John McGrath: Choosing an investment location In last week’s column, we covered what’s happening on the ground in Brisbane, as reported in our recently released annual McGrath Report. This week, […]

Sunshine State Overview

Posted by on Dec 23, 2015 in Homebuying tips, Uncategorized | No Comments
Sunshine State Overview

2015 McGrath Report: Sydney’s big boom 2015 McGrath Report: Best suburbs to buy in John McGrath: What’s the price? John McGrath: Choosing an investment location In last week’s column I took a look at the local factors influencing the market in Sydney. This week, let’s look north to the Sunshine State for a snapshot on […]

Sydney’s big boom

Posted by on Dec 17, 2015 in Home-selling tips, Homebuying tips | No Comments
Sydney’s big boom

2015 McGrath Report: Best suburbs to buy in John McGrath: What’s the price? John McGrath: Choosing an investment location Following my previous column in the recently released McGrath Report on the national market and macro factors influencing Australian real estate, I’d now like to spend the next few weeks drilling down on the local trends […]

The best suburbs to buy in

The best suburbs to buy in

John McGrath: What’s the price? John McGrath: Choosing an investment location In our recently released 2015 McGrath Report, which documents not only what’s been happening in Australian real estate (and particularly the Eastern Seaboard) but we also look at the important trends we see shaping the broader national market over the next five-to-10 years. Over […]

What’s the price?

Posted by on May 15, 2015 in Home-selling tips, Homebuying tips | No Comments
What’s the price?

There was some press last year regarding properties and price guides — or rather, the lack of price guides. Look on the internet or in the papers and some properties will have either a set asking price (i.e., $730,000) or a price guide/range (i.e., ‘Over $700,000’) and the rest will have POA (price on application), […]

Choosing an investment location

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Homebuying tips | No Comments
Choosing an investment location

In the Australian property market today, four in 10 buyers are investors* who all face the same crucial question: where to buy. The old adage ‘location, location, location’ is especially true for investment property. There’s a direct relationship between location and demand, and demand is the biggest driver of capital growth. So to maximise your […]

Sellers choose auction

Posted by on May 18, 2014 in Home-selling tips, Homebuying tips | No Comments
Sellers choose auction

In the current hot Sydney market, more vendors are choosing to sell via auction to take full advantage of today’s exceptionally strong demand. Figures reported early in February showed a 40 per cent jump in auction listings compared to the same time last year*. Most Australians are intimidated by the auction process and it’s easy […]

Tips for buying in a hot market

Posted by on Mar 7, 2014 in Homebuying tips | No Comments
Tips for buying in a hot market

We saw the property market in 2013 really heat up and I suspect this will continue as we enter 2014. Buying in a hot market can be very difficult. Competition is strong and buyers can suffer a lot of disappointment as they continually miss out on properties. Doing the obvious things to prepare for buying […]