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Latest Insights

  • Feature

    Propertyology Focused On Uncovering Opportunities

    - by Simon Pressley

    An accountant and bookkeeper from Sydney recently sent us this wonderful testimonial: “To date we have purchased four (4) properties with PROPERTYOLOGY. They are in a mixture of states or at least within different regions within a given state.  Some are CBD, some are regional. Our portfolio now includes houses,…

  • Feature

    Inner-City Brisbane Not-Spot

    - by Simon Pressley

    We think it is an example of good town planning. It will further enhance the desirability of the area. It will cop a lot of air play. It’s a marketing companies dream. But Propertyology will not invest in this inner-city Brisbane location. The draft Kurilpa master plan forecasts a new…

  • Feature

    It’s Always Nice To Feel Appreciated

    - by Simon Pressley

    Here’s an extract from a testimonial that Propertyology just received from another happy client… “Our reasons for working with Propertyology whilst seeking a new investment property were simple… “When our car has trouble we take on a professional mechanic. When we are sick we work with health professionals. So, when…

  • Feature

    Common Mistakes, Property Investors Make

    - by Simon Pressley

    Propertyology Managing Director, Simon Pressley, talks to ‘Smart Property Investor’ about some of the more common mistakes which property investors make.

  • Feature

    Sky News / Business / Your Money Your Call

    - by Simon Pressley

    Simon Pressley featured on the live panel on 8 September 2014. You can watch the episode here.

  • Feature

    One Property, Two Incomes: What Are The Pitfalls?

    - by Simon Pressley

    One Property, Two Incomes. For more information, watch or read here.

  • Articles

    What Am I?

    - by Simon Pressley

    What am I? I’m pretty influential. I’ve been around for decades. Millions of people debate over my worth every 12 months or so. Directly or indirectly, the things which I influence include: * jobs for the construction industry * Australia’s aged-pension / welfare system * property investors * business owners…

  • Feature

    Sydney-based Investor Takes Advantage of Greener Pastures

    - by Simon Pressley

    Our congratulations go to this Sydney-based investor who resisted the temptation of getting caught up in the hype of his own local market and sought out Propertyology to take advantage of greener pastures.  This large, split-level, 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom unit (which could almost be classified as a town house) is approximately…

  • Articles

    Surprising Results For State Population Growth

    - by Simon Pressley

    Australia’s latest population growth figures for the year ending December 2013 were released by the ABS last week. There are some surprising results. Propertyology has analysed them for you here…  Western Australia continues to be attract the highest overall population growth rate (2.9%), followed by Victoria (1.9%), Queensland and Northern…

  • Articles

    An Eye For Future Investment Opportunities

    - by Simon Pressley

    It helps create strong alloys that won’t rust, it can withstand high and low temperatures, and it can be easily shaped into anything from thin wires to flat sheets. It also has the potential to create new property investment opportunities. Read PROPERTYOLOGY’s Report Here…

  • Articles

    Understanding The Property Supply Chain

    - by Simon Pressley

    Understanding the chain which leads to future property supply is an important consideration before deciding to invest in to a market. Find out why – Read PROPERTYOLOGY’S report here…

  • Articles

    These People Are Worse Than Property Spruikers…

    - by Simon Pressley

    Simon says he is angry. He reckons that the property equivalent of Storm Financial is destined to happen. He’s angry that nothing is being done to stop it. Find out what has riled him up here…

  • Articles

    Property Investors Get Ready!

    - by Simon Pressley

    GET READY PROPERTY INVESTORS PROPERTYOLOGY has just given the ‘green light’ to a new city for our investors. A diverse economic mix: TICK Very well placed to benefit from the Asian Century: TICK A different mix of industries to compliment our existing client’s property portfolios: TICK Limited housing supply: TICK…

  • Articles

    Melbourne & Sydney Property Markets – Joker In The Pack

    - by Simon Pressley

    Structural changes resulting from the revolution known as the ‘Asian Century’ has directly resulted in unprecedented volumes of properties being purchased in Australia by Asian investors. With Sydney and Melbourne having Australia’s biggest profiles internationally, they have been the centre of attention for the construction industry’s marketing teams. In a…

  • Capital City Snap-Shot

    Adelaide

    - by Simon Pressley

    Adelaide is officially Australia’s most liveable city and home to 76% of South Australians. Key industries are defence force manufacturing, motor vehicle manufacturing (which is on life support), and agriculture (not a major employer). Development projects in Adelaide’s inner-city include a new hospital, redevelopment of the Adelaide Oval, and entertainment…

  • Capital City Snap-Shot

    Brisbane

    - by Simon Pressley

    Much media attention has been centred on Brisbane as the next property hotspot. With an inability to distinguish ‘reading’ from ‘research’, more and more property investors follow like sheep thinking all roads point to Brisbane, Logan, or Deception Bay. For the record, Propertyology does believe that parts of Brisbane offer…

  • Capital City Snap-Shot

    Canberra

    - by Simon Pressley

    The Nation’s capital has a very high reliance on government employees (politicians, military training bases, federal police academy). The incoming federal government has flagged the possibility of up to 12,000 job cuts and it stands to reason that a significant portion of these will be in Canberra. On the supply…

  • Capital City Snap-Shot

    Darwin

    - by Simon Pressley

    Darwin has been Australia’s best performing capital city over the five years with an average change in median values of 7.24%. Demand for additional accommodation has come from major projects such as the Icthys LNG plant, a marine supply base, and correctional facility. To address its very expensive housing the…

  • Capital City Snap-Shot

    Hobart

    - by Simon Pressley

    Hobart’s recent economy is summed up by its incredibly high unemployment rate and some of its youth are therefore heading to the mainland. Most commentators have been very critical of Hobart’s property market. There are opportunities for economic growth through tourism, agriculture, and science and housing is very affordable. We…

  • Capital City Snap-Shot

    Melbourne

    - by Simon Pressley

    Melbourne has defied the critics with better than expected post-GFC property price growth. The city boasts a wonderful cultural lifestyle, Australia’s best town transport network, and year-round tourism. But, is that enough to justify plonking money in to a market where the cost of accommodation is already significantly higher than…

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