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The Housing Investment Slowdown is Upon Us (For at Least a While)

by Cameron Kusher 19 Jun 2017

The Housing Investment Slowdown is Upon Us (For at Least a While)

The latest housing finance and housing credit data confirm that the level of activity from investors in the housing market is slowing.

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It Looks As If Sea Change and Tree Change Is Gathering Pace

by Cameron Kusher 05 Jun 2017

It Looks As If Sea Change and Tree Change Is Gathering Pace

The latest internal migration data shows that an increasing number of inter-state and intra-state population movements are to either sea change/tree change regions or the outskirts of the capital cities.

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NSW First Home Buyer Demand Set to Surge Post July 1

by Tim Lawless 02 Jun 2017

NSW First Home Buyer Demand Set to Surge Post July 1

We can expect first home buyer activity to stall before surging higher on July 1 2017.

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Millennials, Apartment Living and the Myth of Smashed Avocado

by Kylie Davis 29 May 2017

Millennials, Apartment Living and the Myth of Smashed Avocado

Live with your parents, save harder and set your sights lower. The advice to Millennials about how to afford the Australian dream of home ownership is as gratuitous as it is patronising.

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Wondering How Much You May Need To Enter the Housing Market?

by Cameron Kusher 29 May 2017

Wondering How Much You May Need To Enter the Housing Market?

We took a look at the true costs, including the biggest hurdle-a deposit, as well as the impost of stamp duty for first home buyers trying to buy a home for owner occupation.

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How Coupling Up Could Help You Get On the Housing Ladder Faster

by Lisa Claes 29 May 2017

How Coupling Up Could Help You Get On the Housing Ladder Faster

Two’s company when you’re house hunting, says CoreLogic CEO Lisa Claes, as new research reveals significant advantages to buying with a partner.

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Buyer Demand Moves Off the Floor in Mining Regions

by Cameron Kusher 22 May 2017

Buyer Demand Moves Off the Floor in Mining Regions

Most mining towns have seen their property prices crushed over recent years as commodity prices have fallen and investment has dried up. In this week’s Pulse we take a look at how some of these major mining regions are faring.

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Fewer Buyers Results in Greater Months of Supply

by Cameron Kusher 15 May 2017

Fewer Buyers Results in Greater Months of Supply

Based on the relationship between demonstrated housing demand and advertised stock levels we are seeing relatively more stock available for sale compared to demand for that stock across the capital cities at the moment.

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Top 10 Fastest Selling Suburbs in Each State

by Cameron Kusher 01 May 2017

Top 10 Fastest Selling Suburbs in Each State

With low interest rates and high levels of housing demand in certain regions of the country, this week we take a look at the 10 suburbs in each state with the shortest median selling time for houses and units.

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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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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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