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Mortgage arrears down sharply
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Mortgage arrears fell sharply to 1.36 per cent in a seasonal improvement to September 2019 as tax cuts and interest rate cuts flowed through, according to S&P Global. There are some residual longer terms arrears, especially in Western Australia as more lenient foreclosure policies have been applied, but 30 day arrears are now back down…

Consumer confidence nosedives - that's not good for our economy or property
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The ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence index dropped by 1.1% last week continuing its downward trend That’s not good for our economy or for property. When people feel feel confident they’re more likely to spend their money and when they’re not confident about their jobs and their financial  future, they keeps their hands in their…

Are Australians really obsessed with property? A worrying statement from the RBA + more. This week in property | PROPERTY INSIDERS [Video]
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Wherever you look property is in the news. And while there are many more good news stories than there were at the beginning of the year, there is also a lot of conflicting information. So to bring some clarity to some of the recent news stories, let’s have a chat with Australia’s leading housing economist,…

Melbourne Housing Market Update [video] | November 2019
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Melbourne overtook Sydney in October to show the most rapid housing market recovery trend. CoreLogic has released their newest housing market update for November 2019. Melbourne overtook Sydney in October to show the most rapid housing market recovery trend. Values were up 2.3% in October, which was the largest month on month change since late…

Location, location, location: why up to two-thirds of property investors may get it wrong
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Investing where you’ve last invested isn’t bright. new research finds that two thirds of property investors do, writes … María Yanotti, University of Tasmania and Danika Wright, University of Sydney The housing market is moving again. In the past month, national prices have climbed 0.9%. What matters most to buyers (and especially to investors), along with price and…

If you’re a property investor, in business, or an entrepreneur, you’re really going to enjoy today’s show.  Simon Kuestenmacher, Director of Research at The Demographics Group, is joining the podcast today, and we’re going to talk a bit about demographics – how many Australians there are, where they’re living, where they want to live.  But…

The holy ratio of bear porn (5:1)
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Recently I wrote a short but cautionary blog post about a spike in construction insolvencies, which garnered more than 7,000 blog hits, has so far been viewed more than 3,650 times on LinkedIn, gathered me about 100 new Twitter followers, and was gleefully reposted across Reddit, PropertyChat, and goodness knows where else. This always happens,…