Buy & Sell

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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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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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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The rising prevalence of sales of $2 million or more

by Cameron Kusher 31 Oct 2016

The rising prevalence of sales of $2 million or more

The number of homes selling for at least $2 million has trended substantially higher over recent years which has largely been driven by the Sydney and Melbourne housing markets.

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Analysing the Sydney housing price premium

by Cameron Kusher 24 Oct 2016

Analysing the Sydney housing price premium

The almost 4.5 year growth phase in capital city home values have driven prices higher and this week we look at the now significant premium for housing in Sydney and to a lesser degree the premium in Melbourne.

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How many suburbs have seen median prices double over the past decade?

by Cameron Kusher 10 Oct 2016

How many suburbs have seen median prices double over the past decade?

The popular myth in Australian real estate is that property prices double every seven to ten years. In this week’s Pulse we test this myth, looking at the number of suburbs that have seen median selling prices double over the past decade.

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Highest and lowest turnover of housing stock

by Cameron Kusher 04 Oct 2016

Highest and lowest turnover of housing stock

Resource towns have typically seen the lowest turnover over the past 12 months while lifestyle markets and new housing areas are seeing relatively higher levels of turnover.

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Profit & Loss-making areas released in CoreLogic Pain & Gain Report

by Cameron Kusher 27 Sep 2016

Profit & Loss-making areas released in CoreLogic Pain & Gain Report

The CoreLogic Pain & Gain report out today uncovers the profits earned and the losses made from property sales over the June 2016 quarter, and reveals which locations have been the most valuable for investment.

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Record new unit supply is likely to contribute to the underperformance of unit values

by Cameron Kusher 12 Sep 2016

Record new unit supply is likely to contribute to the underperformance of unit values

With a record-high number of units currently under construction nationwide, the capital growth performance of units is weaker than houses in certain cities and we anticipate that this trend will continue.

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High-rise approvals are booming

by Cameron Kusher 05 Sep 2016

High-rise approvals are booming

Dwelling approvals data shows that as unit approvals have surged, housing markets are going vertical with a record-high number of high rise units approved for construction over recent years.

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Where do all the retirees live?

by Cameron Kusher 29 Aug 2016

Where do all the retirees live?

We always hear about the ageing population and the impact it will have on the economy over the coming years. This week we look at the council areas with the highest proportions of their population aged 65 years or greater.

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The $1 million market is continuing to rise in prominence

by Cameron Kusher 22 Aug 2016

The $1 million market is continuing to rise in prominence

As dwelling values broadly rise, the proportion of lower priced homes selling is falling, the number of homes selling with a price tag of at least $1 million has boomed over recent years.

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Just over a third of homes nationally selling for less than $400,000

by Cameron Kusher 15 Aug 2016

Just over a third of homes nationally selling for less than $400,000

With national home values continuing to rise, the proportion of homes selling at lower prices is continuing to fall, resulting in fewer housing options for those on lower incomes.

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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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