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Australian Property Market – Where Are The Women?

The Australian real estate market is lucrative with a multitude of prospective investments, which is why investing in property is the smartest thing to do right now. It’s a safe investment and profits are practically guaranteed. So why aren't there more female investors?

Over the years, the social structure has evolved, which has driven women to become more financially independent. Property is one of the areas where they can put their money for substantial gains. The gender pay gap is one of the leading reasons why women tend to invest less than men. Women are earning less, therefore they have to save more of their income looking forward to retirement. 

The founder of Dream Design Property, Zaki Ameer, believes “now is the perfect time for Australian women to get into the market, investing more money now will lead to a higher retirement fund down the track. Investing can be intimidating, which is why we need to empower women so they can secure their futures.” 

Idle money loses its value over time, by providing empowerment and information, the property industry can help to ensure a stronger and more secure Australia. Money, if not invested today, will not give the same value tomorrow. It needs to be multiplied, and investment in property can help do that without many risks. 

In an industry dominated by men, women will need to take a leap of faith. By asking questions, vigorously researching and becoming part of the conversation, women have a real opportunity to take hold. Over time, they will be confident about their investment decisions.

The gender investment gap is a real issue and needs to be dealt with. Just like the gender wage gap, it is harming the women’s financial health. In recent years, women have started working to reduce the gender wage gap, and now they must do the same for the gender investment gap. The return women will get by investing in property will be the same as men, reducing the financial parity between the genders. Women real estate agents can help guide the women investors on what and how to invest. The women who want to invest would feel comfortable asking them questions and can put their mind at ease. This is an area which needs to be explored by women investors in the near future if they want to secure their financial independence.


Zaki Ameer is the Founder of Dream Design Property (DDP), a unique wealth creation-mentoring

program that is designed to help Australians gain financial freedom, offering each client an ongoing

personalised service catering to their changing circumstances and needs. DDP has helped its clients

purchase nearly 800 properties and has recently launched Dream Design Property Developments,

offering clients the safest and most cost-effective way to purchase off the plan properties.