Property Researching Tools

Below is a list of commonly used websites for research and analysis of properties and property investment within Australia.

Property Listing Websites (Residential)

https://www.realestate.com.au/ – Primary listing website for Residential property in Australia

https://www.domain.com.au/ – Second largest residential listing website for Commercial property

https://www.allhomes.com.au/ – Formerly independent listing website with strong presence in ACT property market especially, since acquired by the Domain Group.

*significant number of meta-sites which collate data from each of these sources and others, however

Property Listing Websites (Commercial)

http://www.realcommercial.com.au/ – Primary listing website for commercial property in Australia

https://www.commercialrealestate.com.au/ – Second largest commercial listing website for Commercial property

http://www.commercialpropertyguide.com.au/ – Independent commercial property listing site

*note there is huge segmentation in the listing websites, each of the agency brands have significant listing websites and not all of their listings are centralised on the one platform.

Property Management Companies

Property Management Adelaide – are specialists in helping investors manage their Adelaide based investments and has a substantial resource section in their blog

Calculators

http://stampduty.calculatorsaustralia.com.au/

[Free] – Stamp duty calculator covering all States and Territories

http://www.paycalculator.com.au/ [Free] – Pay calculator, helps calculate your income tax, superannuation, HELP debt and Medicare

http://propertycalculator.net/ [Free] – Group of simple calculators covering cash flow, cash on cash return, equity position, LVR, rental yields, return on investment etc.

Data Sources

http://www.residex.com.au/ [Paid Subscription] – Property sales data, value estimates, historical medians and rental history – we provide these reports free of charge so ask us for more information

http://www.corelogic.com.au/ [Paid Subscription] – Property sales data, value estimates, historical medians and rental history

https://www.pricefinder.com.au/ [Paid Subscription] – Property sales data, value estimates, historical medians and rental history

https://www.realestateinvestar.com.au [Paid Subscription] – Property data and comprehensive meta-filter, allows subscribers to set specific criteria and have the filter provide a concise set of listings from multiple websites. Filters including minimum yields, prices above/below suburb medians, property quality etc.

http://www.sqmresearch.com.au/ [Free] – Suburb/Postcode data on rental yields, vacancy rates, property listings, demographics

http://house.ksou.cn/ [Free] – Sold price data across Australia

http://1100.com.au/ [Free] – National Service providing information for properties on underground assets including power, water, sewer lines etc.

http://profile.id.com.au/ [Free] – Statistics based on council areas, including demographics, incomes, employment statistics. Not all Councils are within the database but contains a large breadth of data

https://www.oldlistings.com.au/ [Free] – Old rental listing data for rental properties

Financial Advisors

Financial planning Geelong and Online – Master Your Money Now

First Home Owner Grant Information

ACT:

http://www.revenue.act.gov.au/home-buyer-assistance/first-home-owner-grant

New South Wales:

http://www.osr.nsw.gov.au/grants

Northern Territory:

http://www.treasury.nt.gov.au/TaxesRoyaltiesAndGrants/Pages/default.aspx

Queensland:

https://firsthomeowners.initiatives.qld.gov.au/

South Australia:

http://www.revenuesa.sa.gov.au/grants-and-concessions/first-home-owners

Tasmania:

http://www.sro.tas.gov.au/domino/dtf/SROWebsite.nsf/v-all/Overview%20-%20First%20Home%20Buyers?OpenDocument&menuitem=FHOG

Victoria:

http://www.sro.vic.gov.au/first-home-owner

Western Australia:

http://www.finance.wa.gov.au/cms/State_Revenue/FHOG/First_Home_Owner_Grant.aspx

By | 2019-02-14T02:35:44+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Research|0 Comments

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