The upside case for residential property?

In my articles and posts to date I’ve probably given a few hints that I’m a property ‘bear’. Mind you, the term ‘bear’ has never really made a lot of sense to me. The performance of one asset is relative to the performance of another (often AUD cash). If you think cash returns are likely to outperform property returns why does that make you ‘bearish property’ and not ‘bullish cash’? I’m also not of the doom and gloom ‘imminent house price crash’ mindset. Whilst I agree with the thesis that property is overvalued I don’t see this automatically translating to...

In my articles and posts to date I’ve probably given a few hints that I’m a property ‘bear’. Mind you, the term ‘bear’ has never really made a lot of sense to me. The performance of one asset is relative to the performance of another (often AUD cash). If you think cash returns are likely to outperform property returns why does that make you ‘bearish property’ and not ‘bullish cash’?

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