Our People

Tim Lawless

Tim is the founder and Research Director of CoreLogic’s Asia–Pacific research division (formerly RP Data). In this capacity, he manages a team of specialists across Australia and New Zealand, bringing more than 15 years’ experience across property markets to the role.

Recognised as a leading authority on residential property, Tim regularly provides expert commentary on real estate market conditions, demographic trends and economic factors.

Tim enjoys sharing his knowledge with diverse audiences: from first-time home buyers right up to the Reserve Bank of Australia. He regularly appears on national television news and lifestyle programs including Channel 7’s Sunrise, and he’s often quoted in the country’s top business publications such as the Australian Financial Review, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian.

As one of Australia’s most popular property market analysts and commentators, Tim’s expertise is frequently sought by government bodies and regulators, as well as national and international corporate entities across the property, banking and financial sectors.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology, specialising in information management.


Recent articles by Tim Lawless

  • Article

Property Pulse, Research News

Higher interest rates likely to add further downwards pressure on housing growth rates

The RBA has acted to curb high inflation by lifting the cash rate target today, moving from the emergency lows of 0.1% t

An exotic white house with a blue pool in the foreground
  • Article

Property Pulse

CoreLogic’s Home Value Index continues to lose steam as the case for higher interest rates mount

The residential property markets of Australia’s two largest cities have hit their first quarter of negative territ