Capital gains slow across the housing market BUT trend growth remains high

Dwelling values moved 0.3% higher in August across CoreLogic RP Data’s combined capital cities index with Sydney values once again leading the pack with 1.1% growth over the month. According to the CoreLogic RP Data August 2015 Home Value Index, capital city dwelling values continued to rise over the month, albeit with considerable variations in…

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Bank favourites: Owner-occupiers get sharp home loan rate offers

Following today’s decision by the Reserve Bank board to leave interest rates unchanged at 2 percent, new research from RateCity shows that the gap between investor and owner-occupier home loan rates is widening. While in June the difference between owner-occupier and investor home loan rates was only 0.02 percentage points, the margin is now as…


How APRA’s changes are already impacting the property market | Louis Christopher

APRA has tightened the screws on investor lending and this has already impacted our property markets. In this week’s Real Estate Talk show I spoke with Louis Christopher from SQM Research  who says the measures taken by APRA in slowing investor demand are now having an impact on the market, and it’s likely the measures will slow the rate of dwelling…

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