One of the most fundamental principles of investing in property in Australia is to appreciate that the market moves in distinct cycles which are characterised by periods of strong capital growth and demand for properties, through to periods of a flat-lining market, following periods of distinctive falling median prices, lower demand for properties, and a decline in property prices.
The general rule of thumb is that these property cycles last 7 to 10 years, and can be segmented into 4 main parts, the 'Peak of the Market' being the shortest of the four;
Would you like to know exactly where Melbourne of Sydney is located right now on the property clock?
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You see, money is made by both the timing of the market, and of time in the market.