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

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The mortgage lending landscape has changed substantially over the past week

The banking regulator, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) wrote to all authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) announcing further measures to reinforce sound residential mortgage lending practices.   Since then we have seen the CoreLogic home value index showing that capital city dwelling values are increasing at their fastest annual pace since 2010. We have also…

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Boom, or no Boom? – Research by CoreLogic delivers interesting results ….

Vibrant property market conditions over the first 7 years of this decade could easily have many of us believing we’re again in boom times.  However, research by CoreLogic confirms that, with the exception of Sydney, capital gains performance was substantially lower than for the last decade; Sydney is the only city to have recorded higher…

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Australians continue to choose to move to Victoria

Demographic data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that Australia’s estimated resident population was 24,220,192 persons at the end of September 2016. Overt the 12 months to September 2016 the national population increased by 1.5% or by 348,695 persons. The 1.5% growth in the population was the largest annual rise since September 2014…

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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…