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Who’s the most vulnerable to mortgage stress?

Whenever there’s debate about mortgage stress, many people presume that it’s our poorest suburbs that are the most at risk. But new research has found that some of Australia’s wealthiest suburbs are actually in trouble, too. Private data compiled by Digital Finance Analytics captured 16,000 homes within 20 suburbs that were under significant financial strain….

Property Market

Capital city vacant land selling prices continue to rise as prices fall in regional Australia

The median selling price of vacant land continued to climb in capital city markets throughout 2016 while in regional areas prices have fallen.  The other big shift over the past 12 months has been the fairly significant increase in lot sizes after they have trended lower over many years. Throughout 2016, the median selling price…


Weekend temperatures didn’t drop & neither did auction results

Across the combined capital cities this week, the number of properties taken to auction increased dramatically, with 3,232 auctions held; significantly higher than what has been recorded over the same period across previous years, with auction volumes generally reaching their seasonal peaks around March.  The record highs for the number of auctions were confined to…

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