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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...
Market Essentials – September 2019

Market Essentials – September 2019

 Spring is here, a time of year when the real estate market traditionally heats up along with the weather.  Two interest rate cuts by the Reserve Bank during the winter months seem to be having an effect on the market already. CoreLogic data shows that...
Market Essentials – August 2019

Market Essentials – August 2019

According to a just released report from ANZ and Core Logic, Australia’s housing affordability is the best it’s been since 2016, helped by recent falls in property values in the Sydney and Melbourne markets. Sydney property prices have recorded the most significant...
Market Essentials – July 2019

Market Essentials – July 2019

The end of another financial year is upon us. According to a just released report from ANZ and Core Logic, Australia’s housing affordability is the best it’s been since 2016, helped by recent falls in property values in the Sydney and Melbourne markets. Sydney...