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Rents Across Australia Rise Over The First Quarter Of 2019

May 13, 2019

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The first CoreLogic Quarterly Rental Review for 2019, which tracks median rents and rental yields across Australia, shows that national weekly rents have risen by 1 per cent during the first three months of the year. “This seasonally strong first quarter has delivered the highest increase in weekly rents since the corresponding first quarter a […]

Australia’s Population Becoming More Diverse

May 13, 2019

ACT Region Brisbane Region Building Canberra Region Central Coast Region Greater Sydney Region Hunter Valley Region Melbourne Region New South Wales Newcastle Area Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy Victoria

Migration data which was recently released by the ABS showed that as of June 2018, an estimated 17,650,130 residents of Australia were born in Australia. While this may seem like a high number, it shows that 29.4% of residents were born overseas. Based on data from the ABS which dates back to 1996, this is […]

Big incentives for property investors under new housing package

January 1, 2019

ACT Region Government Infrastructure Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

On 16 December, Bill Shorten announced a $6.6 billion plan to address housing affordability, which directly involves incentives. Mr Shorten said that under the policy, if investors construct new properties and place them for rent at 20 per cent under market value, a subsidy of $8,500 a year for 15 years would be available for […]

Listings Lurch Higher as Housing Market Conditions Languish

November 27, 2018

ACT Region New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

The volume of housing stock listed for sale is currently higher, for this time of year, than it has been in many years. While total stock is elevated, newly listed stock remains at fairly similar levels to recent years which suggests that it isn’t a dumping of stock onto the market which is leading to […]

Australian sustainable design: The challenges, what we’re getting right, and where to from here

November 19, 2018

Building New South Wales Property and Investment News Pros & Cons Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

The drive behind building more environmentally friendly residential homes is coming from individuals, not government bodies, and cookie-cutter developments are holding us back, according to a think tank assembled to address the issue of implementing sustainable design. The chair of the discussion, organised by LG Electronics, was architect and TV host Peter Maddison, who argued […]

Sydney home prices just fell at the fastest annual pace since 1990

November 1, 2018

New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Tasmania Victoria

Australian home prices fell for a 13th consecutive month in October, driven by continued falls in Sydney and Melbourne, the largest and most expensive capital city markets. CoreLogic’s Home Value Index slid 0.5% — the same decline reported in September — leaving the decline over the past 12 months at 3.5% in average weighted terms, […]

How Have Dwelling Values Shifted Across The Regional Areas Of Australia?

September 14, 2018

ACT Region Central Coast Region Hunter Valley Region New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

The latest CoreLogic home value index results show the slowdown in the national market has become more broadly based with regional dwelling value growth continuing to slow. In this week’s Pulse we look at how values have changed over the past 12 months outside of the capital cities. Overall, regional dwelling values recorded a 1.6% […]

Major infrastructure projects set to transform Brisbane into a world-class destination

September 7, 2018

Brisbane Region Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy

BRISBANE is on the brink of something big. Very big. A generational investment in infrastructure will transform Queensland’s capital over the coming decade. A host of major projects are underway or at an advanced stage of planning, which not only will help drive the state’s economy and create thousands of jobs, but also enormously boost […]

Reliable returns and low holding costs on offer from this ‘disappointing’ state

August 23, 2018

Property and Investment News Pros & Cons Queensland

While one expert has labelled this state as “disappointing” with a lack of high returns, he did say it makes up for it inconsistent returns. Not all areas can be high performing for property investors – there have to be some underperformers. According to Simon Pressley at Propertyology, the state of Queensland’s market is disappointing […]

Aussie: 25 Years of Housing Trends

July 25, 2018

ACT Region Corelogic New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

Aussie recently released there 25 Years of Housing Trends report. This report showcases: Strong housing market conditions have boosted household wealth over the past quarter of a century. The average mortgage size has increased at roughly the same pace as housing values. With mortgage rates being at such a low setting, home loan serviceability measures […]

Brisbane Office Market's $2 Billion Investment Boom

July 24, 2018

Brisbane Region Property and Investment News Queensland

Brisbane’s office market is starting to feel the positive effects of an economic turnaround coupled with a flurry of investment activity, with more than $2 billion worth transactions taking place in the city’s office markets last financial year. Savills office research recorded $1.2 billion worth of transaction in Brisbane’s CBD, with recent news that Mirvac will […]

Domain’s Rental Report: June 2018

July 24, 2018

ACT Region New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Tasmania Victoria

Only one capital city’s median rental price for houses increased over the June quarter according to the latest Domain Rental Report out today. The national median rental price for houses remained steady at $437 over the three months to June, while the median unit rental price fell by just $1 dollar to $452 over the same time […]

Australia’s Top Performing Suburbs Revealed

July 17, 2018

ACT Region Corelogic New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

Despite recent house price weakness, Australia’s property boom – which saw house prices in some areas of Sydney soar almost 90 per cent from 2010 – created windfall gains for some property owners. Property researcher Corelogic has revealed the top growth suburbs over the past ten years in its Top Growth Suburbs Over the Past Decade report. Derrimut, located […]

Extremes of Australia’s property market growth and decline revealed

July 17, 2018

ACT Region New South Wales Property and Investment News Pros & Cons Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

The disparate state of Australia’s property market has been laid bare in a new report, with prices in some markets falling by 7.4%, while others are booming, with price growth of just over than 16% year-on-year. The latest realestate.com.au Property Outlook Report, released today, shows on average prices across Australia have increased by 0.9% in the […]

Brisbane’s Top Performing Growth Suburbs

July 16, 2018

Brisbane Region Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy

Canny property owners in Brisbane have made huge cash gains after investing in suburbs which have recorded high capital growth. Despite reports of a stalling real estate market, Place Advisory research has identified high performing suburbs in Brisbane, Ipswich and Logan, in the six months to March 2018. Brisbane recorded an average capital gain of 6.2 […]

Busting Australia’s Urban Congestion Woes

July 16, 2018

ACT Region Government Infrastructure New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Strategy Tasmania Victoria

It is said that you should invest in the three things you spend the most time using: your bed, your shoes, and your car. The latter has never been more relevant to modern day Australians who are spending more time in vehicles due to unprecedented traffic congestion, a growing issue that demands our nation’s attention. […]

Rents Continue To Climb In The Second Quarter, While The Pace Of Growth Slows

July 10, 2018

New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Tasmania Victoria

Rents are rising across Australia but at a slower pace than they were 12 months ago, according to the latest Quarterly Rental Review by CoreLogic. The June 2018 report tracks the median rental price of dwellings across Australian capital cities and regions over the second quarter of the year, and measures the percentage change in […]

2017-18 Financial Year In Review

July 10, 2018

ACT Region New South Wales Property and Investment News Queensland Tasmania Victoria

In this week’s Pulse we delve into how national housing markets have performed in terms of value growth in the 2017-18 financial year and how it stacks up against previous years. The first chart highlights the change in dwelling values nationally across each financial year from 1997-98 t0 2017-18.  In the most recent financial year, […]

Brisbane’s population picks up, but more people moving to Pimpama

May 24, 2018

Brisbane Region Property and Investment News Queensland

BRISBANE is back among Australia’s fastest-growing cities thanks to a growth spurt, but more people are flocking to areas outside the state’s capital. New figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show the city’s population grew by 48,000 in the year to June 2017 to hit 2.4 million — the fastest rate of growth in […]