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RBA leaves rates on hold – but for how long?

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 15:16

As universally expected, the Reserve Bank kept interest rates on hold today. But will we get another rate cut by Christmas – and what does that mean for the economy if we do?

Surge in buyer demand pre-Christmas

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:18

Experts are predicting a surge in buyer demand over the next few weeks ahead of Christmas

South Australia's unit market "on fire"?

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:15

Despite the drop in sales activity over the quarter, the state recorded solid growth in apartment prices

Melbourne Cup dampens auction market

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 11:12

Sydney came to the rescue, reporting a strong showing in auction volume and success rate

Are property investors nervous?

Tue, 11/05/2019 - 00:00

If you’re interested in knowing how other property investors are thinking and what they’re planning to do in 2020, it's not too late to take part in our 2019 Investor Sentiment Survey.

Investor lending remains muted

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 10:34

Lending to investors have been declining over the past three months, the latest central bank figures show

Melbourne leads gains in house prices

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 10:28

Combined capital cities posted the largest monthly growth in prices since May 2015, according to the CoreLogic Home Value Index

Will the deposit scheme boost housing demand?

Mon, 11/04/2019 - 10:22

Some market watchers say that the scheme will not make any substantial difference due to its restrictions

Housing market "most affordable" since 2014

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 09:26

Rate cuts were able to offset the recent jump in prices, making the market more accessible to buyers

Building approval rebound likely to be "short-lived"?

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 09:21

While it is too early to confirm the bottom of the cycle, experts say this could point to a stabilisation in the market

Which WA regional markets are gaining steam?

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 09:17

Some regional areas in Western Australia enjoyed double-digit growth in sales activity during the September quarter

Slump in new home sales now over?

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 11:42

New home sales clocked the second consecutive month of growth in September

Busy Christmas ahead for Sydney sellers

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 11:34

The spring rush is likely to extend in the summer months as fear of missing out kicks in

RBA unlikely to cut rates next month

Thu, 10/31/2019 - 11:17

The inflation rate improved slightly in September but remained under the central bank's target range

Who is the average Australian property investor?

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 11:37

The national property markets are changing rapidly! And in times of change, investor sentiments are one of the most reliable predictors for what will happen to the markets in the year ahead.

Tax changes threaten CGT exemption

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:52

The government remains steadfast in its plans to end the tax breaks expats get from selling their primary homes

Melbourne to witness apartment supply crunch?

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:52

The low supply of units and the increasing population could put upward pressure on rents

“Made-to-order" units gaining steam?

Wed, 10/30/2019 - 10:52

As recent construction issues hamper sales, developers are allowing buyers to customise their apartments

Dwelling price gains predicted for 2020

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:37

Recent rate cuts are expected to trigger a pickup in Sydney and Melbourne, according to Moody's Analytics

Will rent control solve unaffordability?

Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:35

Many Australians spend over 30% of their incomes on rents — will rent control help them in the long term?