The effects of low inflation and low interest rates
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The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced it will cut the official cash rate by 25 basis points to 1.75% in May, making this the first cash rate cut since May 2015. The decision was a tough call amid lower than expected inflation, low consumer sentiment and a downward trend in house price growth.  Until…

National Housing Market Update Video - Corelogic April 2016
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Our housing markets are slowing, but the results are very fragmented. In this month’s video we discuss what’s happening around the various Australian property market, the factors affecting the slowdown and what’s ahead. During March, capital city dwelling values recorded a subtle lift, rising by 0.2 per cent to take capital city home values 1.6 per…

Australia's housing finance in seven charts
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The latest Australian housing finance statistics back-up what we already know: the national housing market is starting to cool, writes… Danika Wright, University of Sydney Local housing economists have been pouring water on the notion of a “property bubble” recently, arguing instead that rather than a bubble pop, we are on track for a gradual…

Weekend reads - must see articles from the last week
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There are more interesting articles, commentaries and analyst reports on the Web every week than anyone could read in a month. Each Saturday morning I like to share some of the ones I’ve read during the week. Monday will be here before you know it, so enjoy some weekend reading…and please forward to your friends…

The week that was in Property
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The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released housing finance data for February 2016 earlier this week. The data showed that over the month there was $32.8 billion in housing finance commitments which was an increase of 2.6%.   Although the value of housing finance commitments increased over the month, they were -2.7% lower than the record high…

Foreign Investment In Real Estate Triples In Two Years
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Foreign Investment Review Board approvals for investment in Australia have more than tripled in the last two years. Recently released stats for last year show that broadly, as expected, total foreign investment in Australia was very strong in FY2015, increasing by +16.3 per cent to $194.6 billion, with real estate (both commercial and residential) the largest…

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