Articles by Tim Lawless

Tim Lawless

Tim heads up the Core Logic RP Data research and analytics team, analysing real estate markets, demographics and economic trends across Australia. Visit


Sydney Housing Market Update [Video] – April 2017

Sydney finished the month as the most expensive capital city with a medium dwelling price of $805,000. While Sydney and Melbourne recorded the strongest growth conditions, the annual rate of capital gains has also moved into double-digit growth in both Hobart (+10.2%) and Canberra (+12.8%). Rental conditions have shown a subtle improvement across most cities…

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Melbourne Housing Market Update [Video] – April 2017

In Melbourne, house values were 17.2% higher over the past twelve months compared with a 5.2% increase across the unit sector. Melbourne’s property market has continued to produce high levels of capital gains for investors. Dwelling values have surged by 15.9% over the past twelve months, mostly during by the strong conditions in detached housing…