Excitement, anticipation, hope, dissatisfaction, frustration, lack of depth with lists, contempt, delight and large helpings of “What if?” And that’s just the start of the footy season. You should see what’s been happening in real estate. Last week, the top end was full of promises with a mixed bag of lollies the result. What was […]
Let us answer some frequent questions and help you make sense of all this … Are shares and top end property now aligned? Sorta. In the sense that cashed-up offshore investors are now picking over the bargain bins created by falling markets and a depressed AUD. In the share market, it’s Rio, et al; in
Somewhere on a planet far, far away, where many top-end vendors and their agents still live, things are growing a little queasy, a little uneasy. There are agents wandering lonely as clouds and in need of vigour transplants, wondering where their enthusiasm went (OK, they’re suffering from shock) while their vendors are having a Bex
The weekend was the quietest long weekend in 25 years. Uncertainty, lack of quality stock and a financial crisis or three which all added up to … nothing. The only trend in evidence was indecision. Even the usually-active holiday house market was moribund. Buyers are waiting (tigers in long grass) for opportunities which vendors are
The world real estate market is dying a death. From LA to Leningrad (with stopovers in Ireland, UK, Europe – and Asia if you’re going the long way) there’s little to be heard but wailings and gnashings of teeth. Forced sales and more up-facing bellies than can be found on the beaches of San Tropez.