Hot 100 suburbs to watch in 2023: Australia's best real estate prospects
Miriam Sandkuhler said Ballarat Central benefited, with strong demand from tree-changers as well as local buyers.
“Ballarat Central is a great place to live and residents enjoy a truly ‘walkable neighbourhood’ that’s close to the lively CBD, surrounded by parks and good schools, and near excellent transport links to Melbourne," Ms Sandkuhler said. Click here to read more.
Top 20 Best & Most Liveable Suburbs in Melbourne for Families
Miriam Sandkuhler, CEO and Senior Property Advocate at Property Mavens, told The Property Tribune his team is witnessing a strong demand in Melbourne for solid traditional family homes – three bedrooms with a backyards on an established street at a price range of $1 million to $1.3 million.
“That is being driven by interest from homebuyers, especially downsizers and first-time upgraders looking for more room. And that action is focused on the inner- middle suburban belt, roughly seven to 15 kilometres from the CBD,” she said.
Victorian property market update: Who’s best on ground so far in 2022?
Victoria’s 2022 home selling season might have kicked off with vendors in control, but buyers have fought their way back into the contest in a big way.
As we prepare for the final quarter of the state’s first lockdown-free property market in three years, we’ve asked property experts for their view on the state of play.
Find out which parts of the market they think have been the best and worst on ground. Click here to read more.
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Five ways the RBA’s interest rate hike could affect you
Buyer’s agent and founder of Property Mavens, Miriam Sandkuhler, has been working in real estate for more than 25 years and has seen multiple interest rate cycles in that time.
She says interest rate increases in the past have inflicted a variety of market responses but she isn’t expecting a significant drop in investor purchasing this time around, and that’s due in part to the regional and metropolitan rental stock shortage.
“Even with marginal interest rate rises, investors who are bullish will recognise the opportunity for increased yields, which will offset rate rises and they will continue to invest,” Ms Sandkuhler said. Read More
‘A landlord’s market’: Big drop in rentals signals tough times for tenants
Rental vacancy rates around Australia continue to be low and will probably tighten further over 2022, with a new report signalling good returns for investors but terrible tidings for tenants.