Articles by Cameron Kusher

Cameron Kusher

Cameron Kusher is Corelogic RP Data’s senior research analyst. Cameron has a thorough understanding of the fundamentals such as demographics, trends & economics. Visit

House and money

Greatest median house price increases over the past two decades occurred in Sydney & Melbourne

Research out today from CoreLogic on the best performing council areas at the top and bottom end for median house price growth showed that Sydney and Melbourne as the two top performers over the past two decades. While the data shows a strong growth rate, the results varied dramatically between the states and territories and…

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Investors have historically outweighed first home buyers, but the spread in market participation has never been this wide

Over recent years the level of investor participation in the national housing market has hit historic high levels and at the same time, housing finance commitments to owner occupier first time buyers has shrunk.  As an example, January 2017 housing finance data shows that based on the total value of housing finance commitments, a record-low…

for rent

Rising rental listings – is this a sign of softer market conditions?

According to CoreLogic research, with recent record-high new housing construction levels coupled with investor mortgage activity, the supply of housing stock available for rent is climbing higher. As Australia’s population continues to grow, here’s a look at how rental listings are tracking. Over recent years,  the uplift in population growth has not been met with a…

Property Market

Capital city vacant land selling prices continue to rise as prices fall in regional Australia

The median selling price of vacant land continued to climb in capital city markets throughout 2016 while in regional areas prices have fallen.  The other big shift over the past 12 months has been the fairly significant increase in lot sizes after they have trended lower over many years. Throughout 2016, the median selling price…


Weekend temperatures didn’t drop & neither did auction results

Across the combined capital cities this week, the number of properties taken to auction increased dramatically, with 3,232 auctions held; significantly higher than what has been recorded over the same period across previous years, with auction volumes generally reaching their seasonal peaks around March.  The record highs for the number of auctions were confined to…