Category Archives: Property Market News

It’s time to take advantage of low interest rates

Posted by welovebendigo on August 14th, 2019 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Australians are enjoying lower interest rates than ever before, with the recent cuts from the Reserve Bank meaning that some homeowners are shaving thousands of dollars off of their mortgage. So, what can you do to make sure that you are making the most of a low interest rate environment? And is there anything […]

4 Reasons to be UPBEAT about the Property Market

Posted by welovebendigo on July 3rd, 2019 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet It’s been a tumultuous year for the property market so far, but after an interest rate cut and major regulatory and policy changes, the market looks set to take a turn for the better. 1) A new Government scheme This year’s federal election brought with it a lot of uncertainty around property, particularly as […]

The Benefits of Up-sizing in a Softening Market

Posted by welovebendigo on May 10th, 2019 in Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet Selling a home during a market downturn may seem like it will have a negative impact, however, smart property owners will see the benefits of selling and buying in a softening market. If you’re planning to take a step up the property ladder there may be no better time. Up-sizing can mean moving to […]

How to Bounce Ahead with your Sale in a Slow Property Market

Posted by welovebendigo on April 1st, 2019 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet The Easter 2019 property market may not be as buoyant as it has been in season’s past, but that doesn’t mean it’s not possible to achieve outstanding figures at sale time. Data from CoreLogic shows that Australian dwelling values fell by 4.8 per cent in 2018 and have continued to trend lower so far […]

Is it a Good Time to be a First Home Buyer?

Posted by welovebendigo on March 13th, 2019 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Property prices are sliding, interest rates are at record lows and there are great first homeowner incentives on offer, making it a great time for new buyers to get in on the property action. First time home buyers have a lot going for them in the current property market. There may be a few […]

Sydney and Melbourne contributing most to resale profits

Posted by welovebendigo on February 11th, 2019 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Despite the negative sentiment surrounding the Sydney and Melbourne property markets at present, new data from CoreLogic has revealed that the major cities recorded massive resale profits in the three months to September 2018. Figures from CoreLogic’s latest Pain and Gain report show that the vast majority of properties (88.9 per cent) across the […]

How to cope when your interest-only period ends

Posted by welovebendigo on December 20th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Interest-only property loans have been popular in recent years, particularly among investors who have wanted to keep their repayments to a bare minimum. But what happens when an interest-only period expires? For most it will mean that they will need to get ready for higher repayments. An interest-only loan usually only lasts for a […]

Is it a good or bad time to buy?

Posted by welovebendigo on November 14th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet Property values are tracking lower across the country and while that normally makes for an  ideal time to snap up a property bargain, many buyers are sitting on the sidelines. According to CoreLogic home value index results, half of Australia’s capital cities saw a drop in value in the 12 months to September Brisbane, […]

Why first home buyers are being enticed back into the market

Posted by welovebendigo on September 15th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet   After years of sitting on the sidelines, first home buyers are now swooping back into the fray to take advantage of the current state of the property market. ABS Housing Finance figures revealed that loans to first home buyers reached a six-year high during June, with the buying group making up 18.1 per […]

What you need to know about school zones

Posted by welovebendigo on August 17th, 2018 in Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet     Every parent wants their child to have the best education possible, which is why school catchment zones are an important consideration for many when buying a property. Being located within a highly regarded property school catchment can add upwards of 20 per cent to a property’s value, depending on how competitive or […]