Most investors continue to expect positive changes in rental income, particularly over the medium term, and positive changes in their property value over the short and medium term. · Government regulations (net) and damage to property (net) are the top concerns for investors.
Price and service continue to be the most important attributes for investors in their banking relationship. At a total sample level ANZ has the strongest perception of Service, Expertise and Price.
The percentage of investors saying that the limits on high LVR lending have significantly impacted on their strategy in the last 12 months has risen from 31% in 2016 to 47%.
Information continues to be a key benefit of membership, with speaker meetings, networking and industry lobbying rated highly. National advocacy is seen as the most important activity of the Associations.