Category Archives: News

Housing Outlook to Improve in 2020
May 29, 2019

Article by Su-Lin Tan | Source: Australian Financial Review  May 28, 2019   House prices will stop falling in the second half of 2019, HSBC says, as the bounce in auction activity last week continues to drive up housing sentiments.   In a note on Tuesday, HSBC says the exuberance in auction trading last week […]

Here’s what the Coalition win could mean for your wallet
May 20, 2019

Article by Michael Yardney | Source: Michael Yardney’s May 19, 2019   The results are in and to the surprise of many, Scott Morrison has led the Coalition to win this year’s Federal election.   And this means our housing markets are likely to pick up by the end of the year.   Treasurer […]

Property Development Strategies
May 20, 2019

Matthew Hughes, Managing Director at Capital Property Advisory May 20, 2019 Do It Yourself (DIY) Development or Development Syndicate. Which is right for you?   So often nowadays we are asked by our clients about the merits of investing into a property development syndicate as opposed to completing your own development.   The answer is […]

Upgrading Your Home in a Down Market
April 3, 2019

Matthew Hughes, Managing Director at Capital Property Advisory April 3, 2019 Depending on who you ask, the Perth market is either close to the bottom, at the bottom, or already on its path to recovery – in any event, we can all agree the worst is likely behind us – if you exclude over-supplied fringe […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Property Investment
December 4, 2018

Article by REIWA  |  November 2018  A beginner’s guide to property investment So, you want to win big in real estate? Property investment can be a great way to set yourself up financially, but can seem like a dangerous playground if you haven’t done your homework.   We know how important it is to make the […]

Mining revival drives jobs
September 28, 2018

Article by Jason Mennell, Kalgoorlie Miner September 28, 2018   A rebounding WA resources sector has driven the number of people employed in mining across the State to record levels.   Statistics announced yesterday by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety for the 2017-18 financial year show more than 112,000 people directly employed in […]

Why engage a Buyer’s Agent?
September 20, 2018

Matthew Hughes, Managing Director at Capital Property Advisory September 20, 2018   Australians are increasingly seeing the value in engaging help when buying a home, investment property or when attempting a subdivision or development. Demand for the service is growing and more buyer’s agents are popping up around the country all the time.   Here’s […]

A personal message from Managing Director of Empire – Raymond Pecotic
August 16, 2018

What positive can we draw from the Royal Commission into Banking, Super and Financial Services? A great opportunity to really highlight the difference between good and bad advice!   Avid news followers will probably be aware that a Royal Commission has been launched into the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industries. There are however many […]

Consumers Vulnerable to Real Estate ‘Double Agents’
June 13, 2018

the urban developer   |   13/06/2018    Growing concern consumers are increasingly vulnerable to conflicts of interest due to major selling agencies opening “buyer’s agency” services, has been voiced by leading industry heads.   The concern comes after major real estate brands have launched their own dedicated buyer advisory division, which the Real Estate Buyers Agents […]