Livewire interview – Keeping your investment strategy in check

Thursday 27 August 2020   See Andrew Schwartz discuss 3 exit strategies he considers when issuing a loan, the influences of COVID-19, and why borrowers are more discerning about lenders. […]

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Livewire interview – What makes a good property these days?

Thursday 20 August 2020   Watch this Qualitas Livewire interview, in which Andrew Schwartz talks about why investors should shift their thinking around what makes a good property. The full […]

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Livewire interview – The state of play in commercial real estate

Friday 14 August 2020   This is the first of a series of 3 videos from Livewire where Andrew will be discussing what makes a good property, how to keep […]

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Liquidity remains and the cycle is turning: what’s next for Real Estate in the face of COVID-19?

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director & Founder, Qualitas   As the first tentative signs of an easing of COVID-19 restrictions occur, it’s timely to look ahead and see how […]

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Impacts of COVID-19 on QRI

Thursday 16th April 2020       As more investors become concerned about the impact of coronavirus, our special online presentation looks at the most recent performance of the Qualitas […]

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Message from the CEO

Dear investors, borrowers, partners and friends, Thank you to those who have reached out over the last few weeks. I have appreciated the communication and apologise for not responding to […]

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What impact will COVID-19 have on the real estate sector?

By Andrew Schwartz, Group Managing Director, Qualitas Thursday 5th March 2020         As the Coronavirus fear grows its footprint, uncertainty is taking its toll on markets. As […]

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An Economic Snapshot: 2020 and Beyond

Low interest, low inflation and low unemployment are the defining features of today’s economy – but will this continue in 2020? And how will this impact investments? These were some […]

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2020 Vision: property developers share their outlook for next year

Build-to-rent is coming … and will be here to stay. The market will be challenging next year, but for those who continue with projects, there will be increased demand from […]

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Will policy changes give Build-to-Rent a boost?

By Tim Johansen, Managing Director, Capital & Debt While we all digest the Federal Budget, which was mostly silent on housing policy, it’s timely to consider what the Opposition has […]

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Commercial Real Estate Lending 2018 Primer

Commercial Real Estate Lending 2018 Primer

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Property still in high demand: video interview

Andrew Schwartz discusses the drivers of the property market.

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Keep an eye on foreign private property funding: Qualitas MD Andrew Schwartz

November 14, 2017. Financial Review by Su-Lin Tan The flood of foreign capital rushing into Australia to privately fund residential projects is welcome but must be watched, said Andrew Schwartz, […]

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Qualitas’ Response to the New APRA Powers to Address Financial Stability Risks – Non-ADI Lender Rules

On 17 July 2017, the Australian Government published the draft Treasury Laws Amendment (Non-ADI Lender Rules) Bill 2017 (the Draft Bill). The stated aim of the Bill is to “ensure […]

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Non-bank lenders grab an opportunity as banks scale back loans

Qualitas was featured in an article written by Richard Gluyas at The Australian focusing on the regulatory-driven transformation of the property development market. The article focused on the recent news […]

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Is it the end of the tailwind in traditional real estate?

Real-estate valuations in major cities are at historical peaks, banks are pulling back from commercial real estate lending and the tailwind from lower interest rates appears to be coming to […]

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Property developers pull back on apartment projects

Property developers are shedding major apartment sites along the eastern seaboard as banks tighten lending to oversupplied areas, The Australian reports. The article says that “Tougher lending rules have slugged […]

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