Only four capital cities have recorded real growth in home values

With the Australian Bureau of Statistics releasing the Consumer Price Index for the December 2016 quarter recently, using the CoreLogic Home Value Index we can adjust changes in dwelling values for the effects of inflation.  The value of looking at inflation-adjusted or ‘real’ home value changes is that it highlights whether housing values are moving…

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Alarm raised on illegal property purchases by Chinese investors

Up to $1bn in dodgy money from Chinese investors appears to have gone into the Australian property market over the past financial year. This has raised concerns about the scale of illegal purchases of Australian property by buyers from the Asia-Pacific. Data from in the 2015-2016 annual report of the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis…


Is Donald Trump’s honeymoon with investors over?

Donald Trump has wasted no time executing new policies as the American President – but will they backfire? In an Oliver’s Insight, Dr. Shane Oliver, chief economist of AMP Capital, discusses the potential backlash from investors, HERE’S WHAT HE SAID:  Since the US election last November US and global shares rallied around 8% and Australian shares rallied…

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