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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...
Market Essentials – April 2019

Market Essentials – April 2019

 In news this month, tighter credit conditions are still having a broad dampening effect on buyer activity. This isn’t just with investors, there has also been a considerable decline nationally in owner-occupier lending, according to CoreLogic. Despite mortgage...
Market Essentials – March 2019

Market Essentials – March 2019

In news this month, one point of focus was the release of the Royal Commission’s final report. On a positive note, it seems no further tightening of lending policies will be needed, according to AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver. Instead, attention will be on...