Property market breaks new ground

Property market breaks new ground

Property market Written by Mark Thomas  21 January, 2020 Building approvals by value and number of units are now in positive territory for NSW and heading towards positive territory for the nation. This is further evidence that supports this property cycle is...
Surprise: Growth on the up for 2020

Surprise: Growth on the up for 2020

2020 Outlook Written by Mark Thomas  21 January, 2020 Growth to accelerate in 2020 due to reductions in interest rates worldwide and a resumption of global trade after the US/China standoff is resolved in Q1. The effects of easy monetary policy should trickle...
First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

Written by Mark Thomas  17 January, 2020 The Morrison government has pledged $500m to support first-home buyers by lowering the required deposit needed to take out a home loan. Under the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS), first-time buyers who are...
Less than 50% of insurers consider climate-change material

Less than 50% of insurers consider climate-change material

Written by Mark Thomas  17 January, 2020 Australia is currently experiencing one of the most devastating waves of bushfire activity on record. With approximately 200 fires currently burning, some 5 million hectares destroyed, and 20 lives lost to date....
Three Megatrends: 2020

Three Megatrends: 2020

Blog Written by Mark Thomas  8 January, 2020 What are Megatrends? Megatrends are longer term structural shifts that have irreversible consequences. The awareness of megatrends when investing offers a compass for investors to follow as they ultimately influence...
Why is Goulburn on investors’ radars?

Why is Goulburn on investors’ radars?

PBIE News  18 December, 2019  Goulburn is on the radar of many investors and fast becoming the ideal spot for a relocation for those wanting a better work-life balance. The yields are proving to be higher than your average in Sydney, leading many first...