Articles by Eliza Owen

Eliza Owen

Eliza is head Of Residential Research Australia for Corelogic and a respected property market commentator. Eliza holds a first class honours degree in economics from the University of Sydney


On the 27th of July, the New South Wales government announced eligible first home buyers could access stamp duty exemptions on new home purchases worth up to $800,000. New home builds will also see stamp duty discounts available for purchases between $800,000 and $1 million, where the discount reduces with a higher purchasing price. The…


National rents fall by half a percent over the June quarter as COVID-19 pivots the trajectory of the rental market. The decline in rent values over the quarter came at a time when the rental market was already relatively weak. Annualised growth in national rent values was just 1.1% in the five years to June…


The July CoreLogic index results show the Melbourne property market is the worst capital city performer since the onset of COVID19. June marked the third consecutive month of value falls across the city. This sees values down -2.3% from the previous quarter, when the market hit a record high. The results may be surprising, particularly…


Over the past two months, economic and housing market indicators have been fairly subdued. However, they have shown an improvement since April. A rise in sales over May saw a strong absorption of new listings, clearance rates have rebounded since the easing of restrictions, and consumer confidence has rebounded 33.0% since its trough in May….


Amid COVID-19, much attention has been given to weaker rental market conditions. But as with buying and selling property, market conditions vary substantially among regions. New data estimates from CoreLogic, calculating the portion of rental stock advertised, shows further variation in the performance of rental markets across different capital cities. The percentage of rental housing…

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