Rents Down for the Year
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The Sydney rental market has recorded the highest vacancy rate in at least 13 years according to SQM Research. Sydney’s rental vacancy rate rose to 2.8% in June with an estimated 19,572 residential rental dwellings sitting vacant and available for rent. The vacancy rate rose from 2.5% recorded in May and 2.0% recorded in June…

How did the housing market perform over the financial year?
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Research by CoreLogic confirmed that over the past 20 financial years, combined capital city dwelling values fell just twice. Over the last financial year (2016-2017), CoreLogic found that combined capital city dwelling values increased by 9.6% which was actually greater than the 8.3% rise over the 2015-16 financial year. Combined capital city dwelling values have…

Why Retirees are Reluctant to Downsize
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When taking a holistic approach to what makes house values rise, retirement costs are an obvious contributor. I have argued that because of favourable tax treatment and finance structures, housing presents an appealing investment for individuals who are facing health and aged care costs. This could be part of why investment in housing has increased…

7 Reasons Australian Property Won't Crash
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Is Australia’s property market really a precarious house of cards waiting to topple? There’s a property debate raging at present – some say the future for property is bright while others suggest our markets are set to crash. After a number of boom years, especially in the Sydney and Melbourne property markets, we’ve entered a…

Housing market and economic update | Chart Pack January 2017
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Many of the property market predictions made this time last year were wrong!  Mine included. For example…. the Sydney and Melbourne property markets performed much stronger than the commentators expected. So let’s look more closely at what’s happening  in the property markets around Australia and examine the data and graphs provided by CoreLogic. Home values increased…

National Housing Market Update [Video] - December 2016
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The CoreLogic November Hedonic Home Value Index results show a rise in dwelling values across every capital city excluding Melbourne over the month. However, the overall growth rate has moderated when compared with recent month’s performance.  Throughout November, capital city dwelling values rose by 0.2%. While the headline results remained in positive growth territory, the…

2017 Australian Property Market Predictions
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The forecast for capital city housing markets remains mixed for 2017, with no surprise that Sydney and Melbourne are likely to continue to lead. It is likely that other capitals will remain steady, with price growth generally constrained by low income economies. Lower interest rates in 2017 are likely to continue to bolster housing markets,…

Why 100 years without slum housing in Australia is coming to an end
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New research finds almost a million Australians are living in poor or very poor-quality housing, with more than 100,000 in dwellings regarded as very poor or derelict, writes… Emma Baker, University of Adelaide; Andrew Beer, University of South Australia, and Rebecca Bentley, University of Melbourne Truth be told, most Australians live in good housing. This…

613 Suburbs Reach Million Dollar Median Value
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Six hundred and thirteen suburbs (see attached list) in Australia now boast a median value of at least $1million, up by 29 per cent over the year according to research by CoreLogic to June 2016. Houses, with 570 suburbs listed (93%), dominated the million dollar median group while the remaining 43 (7%) were for units. We noted a significant…

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