Our Thoughts

Property Forecasts….Always Apply Caution

The NAB recently revised upwards their forecasts for future house price movements. NAB’s Chief Economist Alan Oster stated, “we forecast healthy gains of over 7% in each of Brisbane, Adelaide and Hobart in 2021, while Sydney and Melbourne should rise by 4.5% and 3.5% respectively,”. While this was positive news, it did represent a change

Read More »

Not All Housing Markets Rise & Fall on The Same Tide

As a direct result of COVID-19, March 2020 will probably remain a month that is firmly etched in people’s memories for many years to come. However, during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, who would have thought that housing values would hold up as well as they have in Australia for the remainder of

Read More »

Sentiment will win the battle……but fundamentals will win the war

Westpac and the Melbourne Institute measure consumer confidence (sentiment) every month. The most recent measurement in October 2020 was interesting to say the least. The collapse in confidence that occurred in March 2020, predominately as a result of COVID-19, may now be somewhat of a distant memory. As the chart below demonstrates, confidence was higher

Read More »
Uncategorized
Alex Minter

Property Forecasts….Always Apply Caution

The NAB recently revised upwards their forecasts for future house price movements. NAB’s Chief Economist Alan Oster stated, “we forecast healthy gains of over 7% in each of Brisbane, Adelaide and Hobart in 2021, while Sydney and Melbourne should rise by 4.5% and 3.5% respectively,”. While this was positive news, it did represent a change

Read More »
Uncategorized
Alex Minter

Not All Housing Markets Rise & Fall on The Same Tide

As a direct result of COVID-19, March 2020 will probably remain a month that is firmly etched in people’s memories for many years to come. However, during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, who would have thought that housing values would hold up as well as they have in Australia for the remainder of

Read More »
Property Blog
Alex Minter

Sentiment will win the battle……but fundamentals will win the war

Westpac and the Melbourne Institute measure consumer confidence (sentiment) every month. The most recent measurement in October 2020 was interesting to say the least. The collapse in confidence that occurred in March 2020, predominately as a result of COVID-19, may now be somewhat of a distant memory. As the chart below demonstrates, confidence was higher

Read More »
Scroll to Top