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The number of properties mortgaged is climbing however, values are increasing faster than outstanding debt

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its residential property prices indexes for the March 2017 quarter. A valuable data set from the release relates to the value of dwelling stock and the number of residential dwellings. Both of which have increased over the quarter. When this data is paired with data from the Australian...
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You’ll need to be Money Smart to achieve the Great Australian Dream

While a growing proportion of Australians believe the ‘Great Australian Dream’ of property ownership is becoming increasingly difficult to achieve, it is not impossible. 72% of Australians believe if they don’t get ‘money-smart’, they will be left behind financially, so many buyers are using different tactics to get on the property ladder and, eventually, into...
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What do Sydney’s falling property prices really mean?

We’ve now had two months of data that reportedly shows that Sydney property prices are falling.  But what does that really mean? After nigh-on five years of spectacular growth, is Sydney’s market teetering on the edge of a property abyss? Some naysayers would say, “Yes, Sydney is about to burst like the over-inflated bubble that it...

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