Entries by Marc Fattore

What We Have Been Up To While You Sleep!

Our buyer’s agent part of the business has been busy in the background purchasing some of the healthiest marginally returning assets across Australia. – We have saved four recent clients a collective total amount of $174,000 off the original asking purchase prices. – The average purchase price across the last four purchases was $398,000. – […]

The SUPERCHARGED Areas Where You Need To Invest

Property experts from Hotspotting.com.au have identified dozens of ‘supercharged’ suburbs in areas which investors should now be turning their attention to. The website has just released their latest Price Predictor Index, which shows suburbs around Newcastle in New South Wales and Ballarat in Victoria are stand-out investment opportunity. Terry Ryder, the website’s creator and property […]

How Did The Recent Boom Compare To Previous Property Booms?

Sky-high auction clearance rates and the fear of missing out pushing up the prices of any property that was put on the market. But how did the recent boom compare to previous property booms? Earlier this year, CoreLogic dissected our housing cycle, categorising the past 20 years of data into five year increments, which revealed […]

What Has The Last 12 Months Been Like?

Across the capital cities according to CoreLogic, Melbourne has been leading the downturn, with the quarterly rate of decline outpacing Sydney since May this year. Melbourne dwelling values were down 1.8% over the past three months, followed by Perth (-1.5%) and Sydney (-1.1%). Melbourne’s decline phase commenced five months later than Sydney’s, with the market […]

Some Of The Highest Investment Yields In The Nation

Rental properties in suburban Newcastle are delivering some of the highest investment yields in the nation, new data shows. The latest Domain Rental Report shows other hot suburbs included Adamstown Heights (7.8%), Maryville (6.5%) and Ashtonfield (6.5%). Median weekly rents for houses in the above suburbs were between $450 and $548. “There’s a mix of […]

Central Coast’s House Price Growth

First home buyers are driving much of the Central Coast’s house price growth. The latest Domain House Price Report out today shows the median home will set us back around $650,000. That’s an increase of 1.6% since last year. But Domain’s Dr Nicola Powell says apartments saw the biggest jumps locally, they now typically cost […]

Fast Train Network Connecting Sydney, Wollongong & Newcastle

A fast train network connecting greater Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle as a “mega region” could create more than 10,000 new jobs, according to a new report. A planning lobby group, the Committee for Sydney, said such a rail network could slash the commutes from Gosford to Sydney, and from Wollongong to Liverpool, by half. The […]