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Dr Andrew Wilson is Australia’s leading housing market expert. As senior economist for Fairfax-owned Domain Group, Dr Wilson is one of the nation’s most respected real estate analysts and Australia’s highest profile housing market commentator. Visit his blog at Domain


Melbourne, Hobart and Canberra the only capitals with house price growth over the September quarter
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Melbourne, Hobart and Canberra the only capitals with house price growth over the September quarter

Capital city housing markets have generally tracked backwards over the September quarter as the lower interest rate driver of recent years dissipates.  Actions by policymakers to restrict residential investor activity through tighter lending conditions to that group have also acted to weaken prices growth over the last three months.   Domain reports that the national median…

Investors surging despite bank action
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Investors surging despite bank action

Residential investor activity continues to surge despite policy initiatives from APRA the financial regulator that have led to higher interest rates and restrictive lending from banks designed to curtail market share from this group. Latest ABS data reports that national lending to residential investors soared over March, increasing sharply by 27.1 per cent to $13.87bn….