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] – February 2017

The Sydney market finished the month as the most expensive capital city with a median dwelling price $850,000.  The largest month-on-month gains was recorded in Sydney (+1.0%). Sydney (+2.7%) and Melbourne (+2.4%) also posted strong increases over the rolling quarter.  Sydney stood out as recording the highest annual capital gains with dwelling values up 16.0% over the past…


Melbourne Housing Market Update [Video] – February 2017

Melbourne has finished the January with the the lowest rental yielding market for houses, averaging 2.7%.  The largest month-on-month gains were recorded in Hobart (+1.4%), Sydney (+1.0%) and Melbourne (+0.8%). On a quarterly basis, the CoreLogic January index results confirmed that all capital cities recorded a rise in dwelling values, with Hobart in the lead, recording…