JUST RELEASED: The OpenCorp Property Market Report Quarter 4, 2020

We are already in the 4th quarter of 2020 and the outlook for property in Australia is much more positive than first anticipated, with many regions showing a rise in home values, strong rental demand and increasing affordability. Australia has seen stabilisation in economic and property market indicators as most states shift toward a “Covid-normal” [...]

By |2020-11-11T10:04:24+11:00November 11th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

NEW RESEARCH: Australia’s property market moves into recovery mode

All indications are that Australia's property market is set for recovery.  Leading property data, information, analytics and services provider, CoreLogic, has just released its October property value index, showing that house prices across Australia have risen overall for the first time since the start of COVID-19. CoreLogic’s Head of Australian Research, Eliza Owen has described [...]

By |2020-11-04T18:45:14+11:00November 4th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

The media says one thing, the data tells a different story

The number-crunchers here at OpenCorp love nothing more than cold hard facts that, when pieced together, tell a story. We’ve been looking at the data and the story we’re seeing currently suggests to us that the property market in Australia is heating up. Consider these facts: 6 of the 8 capital cities went up in [...]

Why debt isn’t a dirty word for Treasurer Josh Frydenberg

Why debt isn’t a dirty word for Treasurer Josh Frydenberg BY MATT LEWISON, DIRECTOR, OPENCORP OpenCorp's Matthew Lewison has been making sense of the numbers and demystifying the jargon. He goes into more depth in this audio clip: Coronavirus is an evil that has ambushed our daily lives on two fronts; the immediate threat to [...]

By |2020-07-27T12:21:47+10:00July 27th, 2020|Finance, News, Media & Market Updates, Written Articles|0 Comments

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update It’s been around 4 weeks since our last major update on Coronavirus and it feels like about 4 years. On a positive note, Australia seems to be moving in the right direction with its health outcomes as well as the financial and economic policies that have been implemented so far. Sadly, there are [...]


Coronavirus What does the Covid-19 Pandemic mean for OpenCorp and our clients? Let’s look at the economic situation: The current pandemic has had a significant impact on the stock market as institutional investors have sought safe-haven assets in the face of uncertainty The wild swings are occurring because institutional investors are finding it hard to [...]

By |2020-07-06T10:59:38+10:00March 17th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

Live Q&A #10 – your property investing questions answered!

This month on our regular Facebook Live Q&A Show, we welcomed OpenCorp's Natalie Ravaneschi to the panel, joining Cam McLellan and Allister Lewison to discuss all things property investing in Australia, as well as answering questions sent in by viewers.   As a Relationship Manager, Natalie gets to see how much property investment changes everyday [...]

By |2020-07-23T10:40:22+10:00March 10th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates|0 Comments

OpenCorp partners with South Metro Junior Football League in new Community Fund initiative

SOURCE: SMJF Press Release   The South Metro Junior Football League (SMJFL) is pleased to announce property investment specialists OpenCorp as the first major partner of its new Community Fund. Even though football is one of the most affordable sports to participate in throughout the country, the league’s new Community Fund aims to reduce and [...]

By |2020-07-06T11:17:02+10:00February 12th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates|1 Comment

FULL-LENGTH VIDEO: Property investment education session

Our popular Live Q&A Show is back for 2020 ... but with a twist! Instead of the normal Q&A format with our expert panelists answering viewers' questions, for our opening show of the year we recorded a property investment education session presented by OpenCorp's Michael 'Boz' Beresford to the South East Melbourne Phoenix community. (OpenCorp [...]

Property investment video resources: live and unfiltered

A new initiative we ran with in 2019 was the launch of the OpenCorp Live Q&A Show, a monthly video broadcast that we live-streamed via our Facebook Page. It was a big success and the feedback has been terrific, so we thought we'd bring back the series in 2020!  We'll be streaming live from 7:30 [...]

By |2020-07-06T11:14:59+10:00January 20th, 2020|News, Media & Market Updates, Videos|0 Comments