July Market Update

White vintage house - Peritum Property

We have continued to see low stock levels through July with very few quality family homes in particular coming to market. It will be interesting to watch if we see if a higher than usual volume of properties hit the market in Spring and what that will mean for vendors as buyers will potentially have […]

If I was a first home buyer, I would buy now.

Find a home in the ideal location with support from the team at Peritum Property

The FOMO-driven property market surge seen over the past few years is behind us, for now at least, with many would-be buyers sitting on the sidelines. But for those Australians dreaming about getting into their very first home, this could actually be the best time in years to get into the market. Buyer competition is […]

Do I need a property manager?

Buy or sell your home with ease with support from the team at Peritum Property

Are you one of the 75% of Australian investors using a Property Manager or the 25% that does not? With the requirements on landlords constantly shifting it is vital that you are up to date on your requirements as a landlord. A lot of people may think that the role of a Property Manager is […]

Low stock levels and there impact on the market.

Throughout Covid we saw a steady increase of property values driven by low stock, low interest rates and a shift in peoples needs from there home. We had a two tier market with apartments pulling back and the housing market booming. Covid made people want more space as they spent more time at home. There […]

Will Victoria do away with Stamp duty like NSW?

Buy or sell your Melbourne home with ease with support from the team at Peritum Property

The NSW government has announced a radical overhaul of its property tax regime. The overhaul has the potential to boost housing affordability by giving homebuyers the option of paying an annual housing tax instead of an upfront stamp duty. But exactly how would this work and why does it need a change? Currently in Australia […]

June Market Update

The Melbourne property market has certainly shifted gears, we are seeing both buyer and seller hesitancy, with record low stock levels making it hard for buyers to find the right property and a lot more real estate transacting off market. Some buyers we have spoken to have been spooked by the talk of interest rates […]

Is the market shifting and what does it mean for buyers?

Find a home in the ideal location with support from the team at Peritum Property

In 2021 we saw the market favored vendors, it was a sellers market with low stock levels a driving force behind this. We have seen the market start to shift, but rather than becoming a buyers market I would say we have seen a correction in the market which has seen a return of a […]

What makes an A-Grade property and why it matters more than ever

As we see the market shift from a sellers market to a more balanced market it is more important than ever that you ensure that property you purchase ticks the boxes to make it an A-Grade investment. Within the property market there are levels of quality of property and those levels help ensure the security […]

May 2022 Market Update

We saw the property market slow down during May with new stock coming to market slowing down and a lot of the stock which was on the market sitting there. This is historically the norm and so not unusual right before an election as buyers and sellers await some clarity on potential policy. We have […]

What impact will interest rate rises likely have on the property market?

For the first time since 2010, the RBA increased interest rates, and we’re still expecting further increases during the rest of 2022. This means for an entire generation of home owners they have only ever seen interest rates drop. This has many people questioning what the impact of the impending interest rate rises will have on […]