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Market Essentials – April 2020

Market Essentials – April 2020

Business closures, a rapidly rising unemployment level and a plummeting share market have been the immediate major impacts of the unprecedented government measures put in place in March to stop the spread of the coronavirus. The government restrictions also include...
Market Essentials – March 2020

Market Essentials – March 2020

The coronavirus and its potential negative impact on the global and Australian economies is dominating the news at the moment. This month the RBA pushed forward the decision to cut rates to a record low 0.5% to help stimulate any downturn that the Coronavirus may be...
Market Essentials – February 2020

Market Essentials – February 2020

Welcome to our first report of the new decade! What will the 20s be like for property markets in Australia? Unfortunately, no one has a crystal ball to be able to accurately predict the future, but when it comes to property, it’s crucial to be aware of current trends...
Market Essentials – December 2019

Market Essentials – December 2019

The end of the year, and the decade, is fast approaching. Property is a long-term investment, so it’s a great time to see how it’s performed over the last ten years in major markets across Australia. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, median house...
Market Essentials – November 2019

Market Essentials – November 2019

October saw the third interest rate cut since June with the Reserve Bank cutting official rates to a new record low of 0.75%. Interest rates in Australia have halved since June.  The Federal Government also announced eligibility details for its First Home Loan Deposit...
Market Essentials – October 2019

Market Essentials – October 2019

The first month of spring has seen an increase in listing activity as well as another interest rate cut by the RBA to a record low 0.75%.  But despite home loan interest rates being at their lowest level since the 1950’s and price drops in most real estate markets...