From Research to Results

While research tells us what is currently happening in the market, insights are what helps us understand why they occur. When the two are brought together we can formulate a blueprint for the best course of action – one that is backed by findings, not guesswork, that informs how to act.



  • Property and business cycle timing
  • Supply and demand
  • Population, immigration and state flows
  • Existing and new investment in public/private infrastructure and amenities
  • Economics including economic growth, interest rates, employment, inflation, business and consumer sentiment, household income and debt, affordability and investor activity
  • Demographic changes
  • Yield variation
Data sourced from Residex, RP Data,
ABS and other government agencies



  • Council zoning and regulations
  • Key local infrastructure, schools, hospitals and other facilities
  • Local employment generators
  • Suburb population growth
  • Demographics including income profiles
  • Capital growth by suburb
  • Socio-economic factors
  • Local supply and demand including potential for oversupply, vacancy rates and owner-occupier percentages
  • Yield
  • Affordability
  • Established benchmarks
  • Surrounding suburb/ripple effect
Data sourced by Providence
Research Department


  • Developer/Builder
    • Quality assurance
    • Reliability
    • Proven track record
    • Experience
    • Delivery
  • Property design/aesthetics and practicality
  • Property amenities- gardens, gym, pool, lifts, etc
  • Tenant appeal
  • Levies, rates, strata, maintenance and holding costs
  • Contract and Terms
  • Gross and net yield
  • Cash flow
  • Hazards-flood and fire risk
  • Managing agent
  • Value validation through comparable sales and mortgage valuation
  • Re-sale factors (broad market and owner-occupier appeal)
Data sourced by Providence
Research Department