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Property Prices Rebound as Spring Warms Up the Market

The Sydney and Melbourne housing markets have shown signs of a comeback as rebound hits a two and a half year high. The nations median dwelling value lifted 0.9 per cent to $524,744 in September including houses and apartments across all city and regional areas.

CoreLogic’s head of research, Tim Lawless … Read More

Economist Expects Rise in Property Market Despite Latest Price Drop

Economists say the housing market is starting to stabilise, providing good news for home owners and purchasers.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) reported residential property prices fell 0.7 per cent nationally in the June quarter. Comparitively to the previous few quarters, this was considered an improvement.

This has economists reporting a … Read More

An update to the national housing market

An update to the national housing market

The second half of May and early June saw a variety of outcomes and announcements that are likely to bode well for the housing market.

These include; stability in the federal government, an announcement from APRA that borrower serviceability assessments were likely to improve by late June … Read More

Important changes to serviceability you need to know

Recently APRA recommended changes to the current way in which lenders assess serviceability – which is your financial ability to pay down a loan. These potential changes could spark some shifts in the property market, and we’re pretty excited about it! 

The current system in place is … Read More

Have we reached the bottom of the housing market?

The heat has come off the housing market, but we should be wary about getting too excited, too soon. 

One of the weirder responses to the Australian federal election result is articles suggesting that somehow all will be improved in the economy because the anticipation of an … Read More