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How did the housing market perform over the financial year?

Research by CoreLogic confirmed that over the past 20 financial years, combined capital city dwelling values fell just twice. Over the last financial year (2016-2017), CoreLogic found that combined capital city dwelling values increased by 9.6% which was actually greater than the 8.3% rise over the 2015-16 financial year. Combined capital city dwelling values have...

Sydney Housing Market Update [Video] – July 2017

Sydney’s housing market is showing all the hallmarks of a controlled slowdown. The trend towards lower capital gains across the combined capitals index is mostly attributable to softer conditions across the Sydney housing market, where quarter-on-quarter growth was recorded at 0.8% over the June quarter; down from 5.0% over the March quarter.   Advertised stock...

Five lessons from Tokyo, a city of 38m people, for Australia, a nation of 24m

Tokyo has experienced extraordinary population growth but is among the world’s most liveable cities. Just how has it managed the pressures of growth? writes… Brendan F.D. Barrett, RMIT University and Marco Amati, RMIT University Population growth has profound impacts on Australian life, and sorting myths from facts can be difficult. This article is part of...

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