Will RBA hike in 2018..? Ha!

My outlook for rates in 2018. A few people thought the RBAs decision to leave rates on hold came with a wiff that rates might be rising soon. The key statement the hike hopefuls pointed to was this one: “Employment growth has been strong over 2017 and the unemployment rate has declined.” That is, the […]

12 worst calls in the history of tech

Often, people get it wrong. Way wrong. I’m starting to get a little nervous about putting myself out there at my Next 10 event this weekend (Come and check it out for yourself, see if I make a fool of myself!). – You can get a ticket here. It’s not about getting up in front […]

Why are rents rising?

  Look how quick rents are rising. As I’ve written about recently, the housing market is striking a bit of a flat note right about now. Just in the last few weeks, things have felt a little ‘glummer’. But if that’s the case, no one seems to have told landlords or renters. In fact, rental […]

Are people really this ignorant?!?

This is the scariest statistic I’ve seen in years… Quick Quiz: How many people in the property market have no idea what they’re doing? 5%? 20%? 50%? All of the above? Someone forwarded me a recent study by investment bank UBS. They call it the UBS Evidence Lab Australian Mortgages survey. It aims to be […]