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Accessing Super Unlikely to Greatly Help Home Buyers in Sydney and Melbourne

by Cameron Kusher 24 Apr 2017

Accessing Super Unlikely to Greatly Help Home Buyers in Sydney and Melbourne

The high cost of housing in Sydney and Melbourne means that even if first home buyers could access their Superannuation to purchase, it is unlikely to sufficiently boost their buying power in order to enter into the market.

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Housing Affordability Snapshot

by Lisa Claes 20 Apr 2017

Housing Affordability Snapshot

Housing affordability continues to be a topic dominating headlines in Australia.

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Newly Built Units Have Outweighed Houses Across Australia for the First Time on Record

by Cameron Kusher 18 Apr 2017

Newly Built Units Have Outweighed Houses Across Australia for the First Time on Record

Based on Building Activity data released by the ABS there were more newly built units completed over the December 2016 quarter than houses, the first time on-record this has occurred.

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CoreLogic-Moody's Analytics Australian Home Value Index Forecast, Q1 2017

by Tim Lawless 18 Apr 2017

CoreLogic-Moody's Analytics Australian Home Value Index Forecast, Q1 2017

The CoreLogic-Moody's Analytics Australian Home Value Index Forecast provides a quarterly projection of residential home values across the country over the next 10 years.

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Boom...What Boom?

by Cameron Kusher 03 Apr 2017

Boom...What Boom?

An analysis of the change in dwelling values across each of the capital city housing markets reveals that Sydney is the only city to have recorded higher levels of value growth this decade compared to last.

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Housing Affordability Challenge Requires a Multi-Faceted Approach

by Lisa Claes 03 Apr 2017

Housing Affordability Challenge Requires a Multi-Faceted Approach

Australia is grappling with a housing affordability conundrum, one that extends way beyond the realm of first-home buyers to potentially impact the wider economy as a whole.

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Top 25 best & worst performing areas for median house price increases over the past 20 years

by Cameron Kusher 27 Mar 2017

Top 25 best & worst performing areas for median house price increases over the past 20 years

Taking a look at the top and bottom performing council areas for median house price growth over the past two decades shows that Sydney and Melbourne have generally outperformed.

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Rising rental listings signal ongoing softness across some rental markets

by Cameron Kusher 13 Mar 2017

Rising rental listings signal ongoing softness across some rental markets

With recent record high levels of new housing construction and investor mortgage activity, the supply of housing stock available for rent is climbing and is expected to continue to increase.

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Household debt likely to stand in the way of rate hikes

by Cameron Kusher 06 Mar 2017

Household debt likely to stand in the way of rate hikes

Official interest rates are at historic lows and it seems unlikely that they are going to be increasing in the near future. Furthermore, don’t expect interest rates to return to historic average levels due to record high levels of household debt.

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Mortgage demand has surged in New South Wales and Victoria

by Cameron Kusher 27 Feb 2017

Mortgage demand has surged in New South Wales and Victoria

New South Wales and Victoria now account for a historically high proportion of national mortgage demand which continues to drive dwelling values much higher across these two cities compared with other regions.

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More Sydney suburbs have a median house value of $2 million than have a median value under $600,000

by Cameron Kusher 20 Feb 2017

More Sydney suburbs have a median house value of $2 million than have a median value under $600,000

We take a retrospective look at median dwelling values across the suburbs of Australia to show the deterioration of more affordable housing across the capital cities.

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Melbourne vendors in the driver’s seat as properties sell the fastest of any capital city

by Cameron Kusher 13 Feb 2017

Melbourne vendors in the driver’s seat as properties sell the fastest of any capital city

Over recent months the average number of days it takes to sell a residential property has been falling, reflecting the overall improvement in housing market conditions.

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Strong capital gains drive a surge in the number of million dollar suburbs during 2016

by Cameron Kusher 06 Feb 2017

Strong capital gains drive a surge in the number of million dollar suburbs during 2016

Over the five years to December 2016, the number of suburbs nationally with a median value of at least $1 million has increased by 176%.

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Pain & Gain Results Reveal Latest Profit and Loss Areas

by Cameron Kusher 27 Jan 2017

Pain & Gain Results Reveal Latest Profit and Loss Areas

The CoreLogic Pain & Gain report out today reveals the average profit on resale increases to $262,672 while average loss was $71,529 over September 2016 quarter.

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Best of the Best 2016

by Tim Lawless 19 Dec 2016

Best of the Best 2016

We sum up how the housing market performed during 2016.

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Stamp duty proves a significant cost barrier for Sydney and Melbourne housing markets

by Tim Lawless 12 Dec 2016

Stamp duty proves a significant cost barrier for Sydney and Melbourne housing markets

Higher priced properties in Sydney and Melbourne is not the only obstacle stopping people from entering these markets.

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List of affordable suburbs reveals diversity of Australian housing market

by Mitch Koper 02 Dec 2016

List of affordable suburbs reveals diversity of Australian housing market

A joint study on Australian housing affordability by Aussie Home Loans and CoreLogic.

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Looking at the total value of sales

by Cameron Kusher 28 Nov 2016

Looking at the total value of sales

We look at the regions that have had at least 50 settled sales in both 2015 and 2016.

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Homes are selling much quicker in Sydney and Melbourne

by Cameron Kusher 21 Nov 2016

Homes are selling much quicker in Sydney and Melbourne

Although values have been increasing for almost 4.5 years, homes continue to sell quite rapidly with a relatively low level of discounting occurring from vendors.

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Total returns are picking-up outside of Sydney and Melbourne

by Cameron Kusher 14 Nov 2016

Total returns are picking-up outside of Sydney and Melbourne

Sydney & Melbourne have seen much stronger total returns than other capital cities over recent years. Recent data indicates returns in Hobart & Canberra are closing in on Sydney & Melbourne thanks to higher yields & accelerating capital growth.

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About CoreLogic

CoreLogic Australia is a wholly owned subsidiary of CoreLogic (NYSE: CLGX), which is the largest property data and analytics company in the world. CoreLogic provides property information, analytics and services across Australia, New Zealand and Asia, and recently expanded its service offering through the purchase of project activity and building cost information provider Cordell. With Australia’s most comprehensive property databases, the company’s combined data offering is derived from public, contributory and proprietary sources and includes over 4.4 billion decision points spanning over three decades of collection, providing detailed coverage of property and other encumbrances such as tenancy, location, hazard risk and related performance information.

With over 20,000 customers and 150,000 end users, CoreLogic is the leading provider of property data, analytics and related services to consumers, investors, real estate, mortgage, finance, banking, building services, insurance, developers, wealth management and government. CoreLogic delivers value to clients through unique data, analytics, workflow technology, advisory and geo spatial services. Clients rely on CoreLogic to help identify and manage growth opportunities, improve performance and mitigate risk. CoreLogic employs over 650 people across Australia and in New Zealand. For more information call 1300 734 318 or visit www.corelogic.com.au.

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