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New data shows Aussies can now get into the property market earlier – but there’s a catch

The latest 2024 First-Home Buyer Report from Domain, in collaboration with digital lender Unloan, backed by Commbank, offers a deep dive into the evolving landscape for first-home buyers in Australia. This comprehensive report paints a complex picture, primarily influenced by the current surge in interest rates. Quicker savings for a deposit – but it’s not…

Sydney’s Rental Market Trends and Forecasts

Sydney’s rental market has plunged into crisis, with ultra-low vacancy rates, high rent prices, strong demand, and a rising population putting the city’s market into a pressure cooker environment. And recent data highlights that the distressing state of Sydney’s rental market has led to a bleak outlook for renters. Here’s a rundown of all the…

Vacancy Rates Sharply Decrease Over January | SQM Research

The national vacancy rate decreased to 1.1% in January from 1.3% recorded in December. The total number of rental vacancies Australia-wide now stands at 32,108 residential properties, which is a decrease from 39,797 in December. Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Darwin and Hobart vacancy rates fell from 1.7%, 1.5%, 1.2%, 2.1%, 1.9% and 1.1% to 1.3%,…

Brisbane housing market update [video] | February 2024

Australia’s housing upswing continued through the first month of 2024 with CoreLogic’s National Home Value Index rising by 0.4% in January. Brisbane remains one of the strongest capital city markets for value risers, with dwelling values up 1% in January and nearly 15% higher over the past 12 months. House values continued to rise at…

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