Hotspots

Reports, statistics and analysis from experts on the Australian property market.

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Geelong and Bendigo shine in ‘balanced’ Victorian market

Those two regions, plus Melbourne’s west, led the latest quarterly price gains.
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7 Sydney suburbs launch rezoning plans

High-density development plans have been announced in seven key transit centres, with over 60,000 new homes set to come...
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Why Western Sydney is getting ready for ‘a new gold rush’

Over the coming decade, Greater Western Sydney is expecting an explosion of new residents. How long is the region’s...
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10 of Perth’s most affordable suburbs in FY24

Perth has long been hailed as one of Australia’s cheapest capital cities – and even with recent gains, there’s...
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2 affordable Qld suburbs set for success

Even with property prices climbing ever higher, there’s still some areas offering good value for investors.
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Buy a home with broad appeal in Tarragindi

Transport, culture and nature are all within arm’s reach of Tarragindi, in Brisbane’s south.
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Brisbane property market update June 2024

Brisbane property prices continue to climb as the first six months of 2024 draw to a close. With Brisbane remaining one...
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Lakelands lets investors get in on the ground floor

In the northernmost reach of Mandurah, a new suburb is in the process of being developed to draw on the area’s...
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The future is up for Murrumba Downs

Offering suburban comfort at an affordable price, this Queensland hotspot is the perfect escape from the big city.
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Escaping Sydney? Check out these 5 luxury regional destinations

Leaving the big smoke doesn’t have to mean compromising on quality of life.
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Where to find affordability in Australia’s 3 biggest capitals

Underpinned by solid investment fundamentals, these major city suburbs are hiding in plain sight.
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Are these 6 Sydney suburbs on your radar?

Nestled alongside more famous neighbours, these hidden gems offer Sydneysiders a taste of the good life without the...
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Wattle Grove offers investors the best of both worlds

This Western Australian hotspot is attracting residents looking to cut out the bustle of the big city and embrace the...
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NT hinterland: Darwin’s ‘best-kept secret’

A sprinkling of suburbs in the outer ring of Darwin are booming in this year’s dry season market.
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Thornlie: Blending suburban comfort and affordability

This Western Australian hotspot is proving popular with families for its spacious homes and excellent facilities in the...
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Where can young Aussies reach their ‘elusive’ home ownership dreams?

Aspiring home owners are heading to the outskirts of major cities where government assistance is easiest to get.
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15 markets primed for first home buyers

A new report has highlighted the areas in which changing market conditions render affordability within reach.
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Build your own future in Slacks Creek

Home to the largest IKEA in Queensland, this Logan suburb offers families a DIY lifestyle that blends affordability...
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Kotara couples lushness with convenience

With all the amenities one could wish for, this Newcastle hotspot particularly appeals to families looking to lead...
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When it comes to affordability, 2 states stand out from the rest

Even with affordability dwindling, these states are home to a collection of regions that offer an entry point onto the...
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Top 10 NSW suburbs near the beach to downsize for under $1m

A new report has revealed it is possible to fuse affordability with a seaside lifestyle.
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The regional towns driving Victoria’s rebound

Prices across the state are down over the past 12 months, but regional houses have recently buoyed the numbers with...
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Mansfield: An idyllic destination of classic hospitality and new opportunities

This Victorian Alps hotspot has activities for every pace of rest and recreation.
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Erskineville’s storied past yields future investment potential

In Sydney’s inner west, the Victorian terrace-lined streets of Erskineville are proving a growing draw with their...
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Vines and valleys: The perks of Caversham, WA

This picturesque Swan Valley suburb is a hotspot for families after a slice of the good life.
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