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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...
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...
Market Essentials – June 2019

Market Essentials – June 2019

 In news this month, we begin to see the property market through a post-election lens. SQM Research chief executive Louis Christopher says there has been a confidence boost to forecasts thanks to three factors: the Coalition’s election victory, a Reserve Bank...
Market Essentials – May 2019

Market Essentials – May 2019

In news this month, discussion continues to circulate about the upcoming election and the effect that policy changes could have on the property market. According to Nerida Conisbee, chief economist of REA Group, modelling by independent consultants and both sides of...