Police Bank Property Tips

Keeping you up to date with the property market

and giving you tips on how to improve your home

Sustainability in Sydney over 2015

House hunters may be pleased to know that Sydney is making good progress in its sustainability goals. Cleaner, greener environments help make a city more enjoyable to live in. Whether you’re a property investor looking to draw in tenants or simply finding a place to settle in the Harbour City, this is something that should […]

Information is current at date of publication: 11:07am Friday, February 19, 2016

What are people spending their money on?

Are you thinking of applying for a home loan? Figures show that you’re one among many. Interpreting data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, a February 12 release by the Property Council of Australia shows that the value of home loans in the country rose by 13.2 per cent in the year to December 2015. […]

Information is current at date of publication: 1:09pm Thursday, February 18, 2016

Another look at housing affordability in NSW

Anyone who has been after watching the real estate market will know that house prices in Australia have been on the rise. According to CoreLogic RP Data’s monthly indices, the median price of dwellings in the five capital city aggregate was $726,050 by January 31, which is a 7.5 per cent year-on-year increase. A closer […]

Information is current at date of publication: 9:09am Wednesday, February 17, 2016

What happened to the cash rate in February?

If you’re looking to take out a home loan, you’ll be aiming to take advantage of a low rate to make repayments affordable as possible. Observing the cash rate set by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is one way to predict where interest rates are going. It can help you decide whether you should […]

Information is current at date of publication: 9:13am Monday, February 8, 2016

What are renters looking for?

Perhaps you’re one of the many people thinking of investing it into rental property. According to the ‘Renter of the Future’ report by McCrindle, a third of all Aussies rent. By having your own investment property, you’re tapping into this huge potential market that continues to grow. Furthermore, findings from the research organisation discovered that […]

Information is current at date of publication: 9:29am Wednesday, February 3, 2016