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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

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Capital city house price growth sliding – Sydney down sharply

Capital city housing markets have started the year with mixed results but with overall annual prices growth generally continuing to decline.  Hobart and Melbourne have reported the highest growth with February median asking prices for private sale houses increasing by 10.6 per cent and 9.6 per cent respectively compared to February 2016. Other capitals however…


Sydney house prices booming? – think again

Most Australian capital city housing markets finished the year on the front foot, recording their best results of the year over the December quarter.   Quarterly price data, although usually a solid reflection of market dynamics, can however be influenced by volatile, shorter-term factors. These include shifting variables such as interest rate changes, elections, holiday…