NSW south west slopes in high demand

    Helped by a recovery from the prolonged drought the south west slopes of NSW has become one of the hottest rural real estate markets in NSW, according to Yass based LAWD senior director, Col Medway. With commodity prices, apart from wool, remaining high mixed farming properties in the region had jumped substantially in the last 12 months and were now making $5000 to $6000 an acre ($12,355 to $...


    2020 Global Food Forum: ‘Irrational fear’ of foreign investment

    LAWD executive chairman John McKillop has begun the panel by arguing that most of the resistance to foreign investments in Australian farms is an “irrational fear.” “The reality is we produce enough food for 60 million people and we have 20 million people,” he said. “Agriculture has a very strong history of foreign investment coming in, doing a lot of good for th...


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    The Land: Spring Property Guide

    Available online and as a free lift-out in todays paper


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    Rural Property Showing Promise

      Rural property is one sector in the Australian economy that is showing appreciable promise despite the current economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic. A combination of improved seasonal conditions across the eastern states and generally good grain and livestock prices is prompting strong investor interest. It is also spurring a desire among young people to return to the ...


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    Beef Central - Movement at the Station: Properties for sale

    Property editor Linda Rowley, July 29, 2020 THIS week’s property review includes this wrap-up of interesting recent listings across the country, and a separate article on recently completed sales of note. Water and cattle on North Queensland’s Burlington Station Blue ribbon farming and grazing on Yeoval’s Netherwood Park Development and capital investment in the Maranoa ...


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    Beef Central Weekly property review: Bigger is not always better in agency role

    THEY often say bigger is better, but in the world of rural property sales and marketing, there is a growing number of individuals putting their own money down to show it may not always be the case. Over the past 12 months, a number of smaller alternatives have emerged in the rural property space, with well-known professionals leaving the security of major agencies in favour of going out on the...