David Johnston – The Property Planner’s Golden nugget: The residential property market is too big to fail. There are vested interests in keeping a floor under values, it’s fundaments to Government, to taxes, to banks and to Australians. Policies will be thrown in, such as First Home Buyer schemes to support and try to maintain property values – that’s something to remember. Things will be thrown at policies, FHB schemes, support provided to try and maintain property values.
Cate Bakos- The Property Buyer’s Golden nugget: Be as pleasant and accommodating to agents as you can. This period will stick around for a while and agents hold more power for negotiations and open for inspections than ever before. If they have preferential treatment for any buyer, put yourself in the box seat for it to be you.