The Pfeiffer Blog
Tuesday 5th December 2017
I cannot work out why anyone would privately manage their own property. The rate here in Sydney is about 5.5% in management fees. It’s ridiculous for the work that property managers put in to a single property. On a $700 a week property, the agency will only receive a fee of $38.50 for dealing with landlords who don’t... more
Wednesday 22nd November 2017
Despite tightened lending conditions, the prospect of price bubbles, and pockets of oversupply, Australia’s property investors remain bullish about the long-term benefits of residential real estate, according to the Property Investment Professionals of Australia’s (PIPA) Annual Investor Sentiment Survey 2017.
Wednesday 15th November 2017
Wednesday 1st November 2017
Brisbane remains the top capital city pick for Australian property investors, a survey has found.
The national survey, conducted by Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA), found investors are bullish about the long-term benefits of residential real estate and shrugging off concerns about stricter lending... more
Wednesday 18th October 2017
With median house prices hitting north of $600,000 in many of Australia’s biggest cities, many millennial homebuyers are struggling to enter the property market.
“The big news is that Gen Y has grown up and is now jumping into investing, not only with both feet, but with gusto and great success,” said... more
Tuesday 10th October 2017
With high house prices across Australia’s capital cities, new research has found that 71% of property investors had to sacrifice parts of their lifestyle, such as taking holidays or cutting back on spending, in order to purchase property.
Mortgage Choice’s Investor Survey of 1,034 Australians who plan to or... more
Wednesday 27th September 2017
It's a well known fact that women are more likely to retire with less superannuation than men. But new research shows that savvy Australian women are making up for what they lack in superannuation, by investing in real estate.
Today, nearly half (47%) of Australians who own investment property are women, according... more
Wednesday 30th August 2017
IT’S the age-old query of anyone with capacity to invest. Which is the better investment — shares or property?
After allowing for costs, residential property has often provided a higher return than shares, according to many studies. Both tend to be far superior to cash and bonds.
Thursday 24th August 2017
Forget securing bank loans, costly mortgages and stressful auctions — investors could make their way into the increasingly challenging Australian property market through crowdfunding, according to new research.
A study from the University of South Australia has suggested crowdfunding could be a new... more
Tuesday 15th August 2017
Sydney has been... more