Investing 101
20 August 2023 | Momentum Realty

What drives growth in Investment property?

Regional influences:

  • Localised economic plan
  • Strong underlying population growth
  • New jobs – giving people reason to move into the area
  • Council infrastructure and planning – to support the population growth and making it an attractive place to live
  • Council investment
  • Shortage of rentals in the area – meaning there will demand for these as they become available

Micro economic / political influences

  • Interest rates on mortgages
  • The timing of the property market
  • Immigration settings
  • Business confidence

The property itself

  • The property type or typology (standalone, townhouse, apartment)
  • Yield – how much rental income you’ll get in relation to the value of the house

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