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The Truth about Housing Affordability in Australia

There is no doubt that home affordability is affecting new home buyers in the country. Core Logic recently released a report that gives an overview of housing costs in different parts of the nation. With the markets still sizzling in Sydney and Melbourne, people are finding it hard, if not impossible, to set foot on the property […]

Regulation is the Name of the Game

Regulation is the Name of the Game

The legislation You may be familiar with the term “underquoting”. It is commonly passed around in the property industry and is probably the most misunderstood. More importantly, it is one of the most widely and covertly used sales tactics. So what is underquoting? According to Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV), the definition of underquoting is “when […]

Is now a good time to invest in Australia?

Is now a good time to invest in Australia?

2017 has seen vast shifts in the property markets with the raft of changes in real estate regulations. But beyond these changes, there are bigger macroeconomic factors responsible for shaping the current state of play in the industry. With a multitude of factors surrounding investment decisions, we look at what you need to know about […]

Common Misconceptions Debunked About The Overseas Investor

  It’s hard to deny that house prices in Melbourne and Sydney are through the roof. And it’s not uncommon to hear people blame the government’s ‘relaxed’ rules for foreign investment in Australia. And more often than not, overseas investors are misunderstood and seen as purely negative. People are quick to make assumptions and get […]

Unconventional Property Investment

WHAT REALLY SETS PROPERTY APART FROM OTHER INVESTMENTS? Aside from return on investment, potential for negative gearing and the opportunity to gain a loan for a majority of the investment’s value, there are other factors that distinguish property from other investments. While anticipated return is obviously an important reason for selecting one investment over the […]

Why You Should Stop Complaining About Your Property Manager

Why You Should Stop Complaining About Your Property Manager

Property managers don’t drive the fancy cars, but they should be praised just as much as their sales agent counterparts. Tenants and landlords everywhere grumble about their property managers, assuming they aren’t doing their job properly or are simply doing nothing at all. It makes sense that the source of most complaints that real estate […]

Xynergy Realty Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary

Xynergy Realty Celebrates Its 10-Year Anniversary

When Bruce Oliver and Ivan Tandyo started Xynergy Realty in 2008 out of Ivan’s two-bedroom apartment, they had no idea they would manage over $1.3 billion worth of assets ten years later. This year marks Xynergy Realty’s ten-year anniversary, providing a time to reflect on all the duo have been able to achieve – from […]