PROPERTY AND PLEASURE

PROPERTY AND PLEASURE

Cynics are quick to quip that the Gold Coast is all about ‘property and pleasure’ but I think there is much more behind it these days.

MORE BUMS, LESS SHINE

MORE BUMS, LESS SHINE

Talk has now turned to it being Queensland’s turn to enjoy some serious property value appreciation as residents migrate north from Sydney and, in some instances, from Melbourne.

EASTER 2018 READING LIST

EASTER 2018 READING LIST

Here are six great books that I have read since Christmas.  I think they are must reads.  All challenged my mindset, yes, even the one about trees.

INTEREST RATE OUTLOOK

INTEREST RATE OUTLOOK

Forget trying to read the economic entrails, let alone the RBA’s warbling when it comes to interest rates. A good way to anticipate the likely direction of interest rates is the yield curve.

THE BIG FOUR

THE BIG FOUR

A long table this Missive post outlining the top 25 urban areas across the country with regards to economic size.

POPULATION PROJECTIONS

POPULATION PROJECTIONS

Much has been written of late about Australia’s rate of population growth. Some say high migration is needed, others it is a Ponzi scheme.

PROPERTY CYCLE: CREAM V CORE

PROPERTY CYCLE: CREAM V CORE

In previous Missive posts this week we found out that the recovery and upswing phases of the housing cycle take between 2 and 3 years to play out, whilst the downturn and stagnation phases take much longer, typically between 4 and 5 years to run their course.

10 THINGS: BRISBANE APARTMENTS

10 THINGS: BRISBANE APARTMENTS

Here’s our take on what’s going on with the Brisbane apartment market.  Here we are talking about the City of Brisbane (LGA) which extends in a 20km radius from the Brisbane GPO.

10 THINGS: GOLD COAST

10 THINGS: GOLD COAST

Here’s our take on what’s going on with the Gold Coast housing market.

BIRTHS

BIRTHS

Birth numbers in Australia are at all-time highs and in 2016 (just released figures) there were more than 311,000 births registered in Australia – a new record.

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