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The Direct Collective’s Sunshine Coast Property Market Update gives you access to the most sophisticated and intelligent compilation of information surrounding the economic and social conditions that are impacting property on the Sunshine Coast – to make it the #1 Residential Property Market in the country.

Unlike ANY report you’ve ever read.
All the answers you need.

This update not only articulates complex messages in a digestible format, but it presents relevant and useful data that gives considerable advantage to all those who consume it to make confident and informed decisions for the future of their wealth journey with property.

If you have questions or if you’re ready to take the next step on your property journey, please reach out to our property coaches who are ready and excited to help. Their coaching and advice comes at no cost to you, so we encourage you to book a free consultation today.

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An expert in his field, Mal Cayley has decades of experience when it comes to property and real estate. He uses defined skills acquired through his extensive military background to deeply analyse data and information to form strategic research on what is happening in the current and future property markets.

His ability to correctly predict what others can’t by drilling into data and observing trends has cemented Mal as a market intelligence specialist across all mediums of media. Mal is passionate about using his research and knowledge to drive positive change for the community, by educating both residents and all levels of government on how we can best plan for the future to ensure our way of life is preserved while accommodating the masses predicted to move to the Sunshine Coast. 

What sets Mal apart from others in the industry, is his thorough understanding of all things property. Direct Collective is made up of a team of experts who deliver specialised services through its brands Direct Agents, Direct Rentals, Direct Hotels, Investor Property and First Home Buyers Academy. This means Mal isn’t just across what’s happening with sales in an area, he also knows how it’s impacting the rental side of things, whether people are continuing to invest and how hotels are being affected. 

This insight has seen him deliver presentations as a sought-after guest speaker across Australia and the world, and become the go-to expert for media commentary on all things property and research.