With the Victorian market holding up well in the face of the COVID-19 crisis, its strong underlying fundamentals are laid bare, demonstrating why buyers should have faith. Buyers that are ready to act should do so as soon as possible, during this market pause, before prices head back to their upward trajectory. There are plenty of opportunities out there, with Domain data finding sellers are returning to the market with new listings up 15% in Melbourne. But remember, careful selection of investment-grade property is important.
Property Mavens is here to guide you through the property market during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond. If you need advice or help – whether you’re buying or selling - from a qualified and highly regarded buyers’ agent and seller’s advocate, contact us today.
Improved infrastructure will benefit Victoria
As the recovery from COVID-19 gathers momentum, we are seeing infrastructure projects kick into gear in Victoria, which is beneficial not only for the economy and jobs, but for the liveability of our city.
The City of Melbourne will fast-track the installation of 40 kilometres of bike lanes to help more people get into the city safely post COVID, while the Melbourne Metro is heading towards its 2025 completion date with machines now digging to complete the project’s 9 kilometre twin underground tunnels.
The Melbourne Airport Rail Link is also in the pipeline, with the Victorian Government giving the green light to progress the detailed Business Case, and the Commonwealth Government has given priority status to the inland rail project to transport freight from Melbourne to Brisbane.
Following the announcement of the Home Builder package, the Victorian Property Council put forward a $1.7 billion proposal to kick start the state’s economy including removing brakes on development activity, releasing 1000 hectares of industrial land, boosting housing construction through increased grants and stamp duty deferrals, fast tracking projects and changing taxes.
We look forward to seeing what the future brings for infrastructure, including which projects progress and how quickly, as this will be the key for boosting our state over the coming months and years.
Experienced and expert buyers’ agents at Property Mavens can provide advice and help buyers and sellers to navigate any market. If you are a buyer or seller that needs assistance, contact us today for an obligation-free discussion.
In other very exciting news, I’m proud to announce I was shortlisted for Industry Thought Leader of the Year by REB for a second time.
As a finalist, I am proud to have been recognized amongst Australia’s leading real estate professionals.
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