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Heat comes out of the housing market as values across Melbourne dip and Sydney slows | Corelogic Home Value Index

CoreLogic’s national Home Value Index (HVI) rose 0.6% in November, the smallest monthly gain since the growth cycle commenced in February. Despite the slowdown, the national HVI reached a new record high in November. After falling -7.5% from a peak in April 2022 to a trough in January 2023, housing values have bounced 8.3% higher…

Riding the Immigration Wave: Australia’s unprecedented migration surge has now peaked

Australia’s recent surge in migration, largely driven by the influx of international students and backpackers, appears to have reached its peak. We have experienced a record-breaking rate of net overseas migration, estimated to have reached 500,000 people in the year to September 2023. This spike in migration has been underpinned by international student numbers surpassing…

Housing demand surges as rental shortages intensify

Australia’s rental market faced a challenging year, becoming even tighter due to consistently high demand and a shortage of available rentals. In fact, new PropTrack data shows the national rental vacancy rate hit a new low in October after falling 0.06 percentage points (ppt) to just 1.02%. Ms Eleanor Creagh, Senior Economist at PropTrack said:…

The truth about depreciation and CGT

There are plenty of quandaries swirling around the zeitgeist which confound me. For example, what university course should I take to become a millionaire ‘influencer’? Also, why wasn’t our national anthem composed by a sweat-drenched, pub-rock band from Adelaide? Big questions that someone else will have to resolve I’m afraid. However, there is a line…

Property Investing: Where do I Start?

Are you considering entering the property market as an investor? While the current market is predominantly made up of home buyers, investor numbers are on the rise. As a property investor, taking that very first step can be exciting, but also quite nerve-racking and very confusing. Knowing what step to take first can be just…

Home Price Growth Still Strong Over November | Latest Housing Market Stats

National house prices have continued to record strong results over November although growth rates in most capitals have eased marginally compared to the previous month’s robust results. The national capital city median house price again increased sharply by 0.7% over the November quarter compared to the October quarter – rising to $1,085,389, according to the…

Latest property price forecasts for 2024 revealed. What’s ahead in our housing markets in the next year or two?

What’s the outlook for the Australian property markets for the last few months of 2023 and into 2024? Have our property markets really bottomed out or will the “fixed interest rate cliff” cause  a round of distressed sales? Have interest rates really peaked now that the RBA raised rates in November and when will they…

Sydney property market forecast for 2024

Are you wondering what will happen to the Sydney property market in 2024? Well…After booming through 2020 and 2021 with prices rising by 27.2%, Sydney housing values fell -12.4% from their peak in January 2022 through to the recent trough in January 2023. But now the Sydney housing market has clearly turned the corner with…

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