Property Market

National Housing Market Update [Video] – December 2016

The CoreLogic November Hedonic Home Value Index results show a rise in dwelling values across every capital city excluding Melbourne over the month. However, the overall growth rate has moderated when compared with recent month’s performance.  Throughout November, capital city dwelling values rose by 0.2%. While the headline results remained in positive growth territory, the…


What is a Conveyancer and When Do You Need Them?

There are a number of aspects of buying a property that seem unfamiliar the first time around. There are terms such as unconditional, settlement and conveyancing, which for many first homebuyers are new. Conveyancing in particular is a term, and a profession, which first-time buyers are usually not overly familiar with. So in this article…


Prestige property and off market selling

In his column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses the off-market sales trend that has emerged in Australia’s prestige property market.  Here’s what he had to say: A significant off-market sales trend has emerged in Australian prestige property due to an undersupplied market, better use of database marketing, the rise of the buyers’ agent and increased opportunity for…

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Morrison moves to reassure credit ratings agencies

Treasurer Scott Morrison says the government will take on more ‘good debt’ to boost productivity when current spending is under control, writes… Michelle Grattan, University of Canberra Treasurer Scott Morrison will stress the difference between “good debt” and “bad debt” in a speech on Wednesday as he seeks to shore up the government’s economic credentials,…

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