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PIGS IN MUD… FEAR AND OTHER MUSINGS.

PIGS IN MUD… FEAR AND OTHER MUSINGS.

I have to be honest, it’s a strange time in the East Coast property markets.  THE VIBE: The truth is… thinking about buying property right now feels a bit interesting… 2019 is probably the MOST CONFUSING time in Australian property for uneducated buyers in years....

PINS IN STRAWBERRIES AND FEAR IN REAL ESTATE

PINS IN STRAWBERRIES AND FEAR IN REAL ESTATE

I feel bad for the farmers. A few bad apples (sorry - fruit pun) put pins in strawberries and we had instant fear over one of our most loved fruits. The property market is a little more complicated than that but only just.  There is a lot of fear in the media...

MAY MARKET?

MAY MARKET?

I have a few semi-related bits to post - so I will break things up.  I will send the market update today and the "part 2" (technical term I know) in a few days.  Market Update.  Short version - the south coast is humming along.  RP Data and Your...

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT – GOOD, BAD, UGLY

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT – GOOD, BAD, UGLY

Have you heard the (familiar) horror story?   Nightmare tenant stops defaults on rent, trashes property, invites squatters, devalues home, upsets neighbours and ruins cashflow putting investor into financial stress because they still have a mortgage to pay….that...

5 THINGS MUM TAUGHT ME ABOUT PROPERTY DATA

5 THINGS MUM TAUGHT ME ABOUT PROPERTY DATA

DISCLAIMER: This is not my actual mother. She would be horrified if I put her photo up here so you get this lame GIF instead. Mum doesn't even look like a bit like this.  Sorry mum.  I love my mum.  She taught me a lot.  Especially about Property...

A SELFIE? REALLY?

A SELFIE? REALLY?

Why would Matt send out a SELFIE? ...when our feeds are chock full of them.   It’s not even very good. Or interesting. (and WOW my head is shiny) Ok - story time. You see the other day I was in the city walking - when I stopped.  I had a moment.  I took...

ME IN THE MEDIA – APPARENTLY.

ME IN THE MEDIA – APPARENTLY.

So this morning I was hunting away (glamourous work I know, I do quite a bit of that) for a block of land for a small developer I and working for, and the phone rings...it was a journalist.   Apparently a phone interview done months ago went to print and I...