Australian housing market

National Housing Market Update [Video] - July 2016

The CoreLogic June Home Value Index results reported a 0.5% rise in capital city dwelling values over the month with five capitals recording a fall in dwelling values while Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart values show another substantial rise. Higher dwelling values across Australia’s two largest capital cities continued to push the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value…

Australia's housing finance in seven charts

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…

Investment loans power on despite APRA changes

APRA released its latest property exposures figures for the June 2015 quarter today, which confirmed an ongoing surge in new housing loans.  As at June 2015 the total of residential term loans to households held by all institutions (ADIs) was $1.33 trillion. In total this represented an increase of +$31.8 billion (+2.4 per cent) from the prior…