Housing Trends

Downturn Refresher: What Happens When Prices Start Falling?

by Cameron Kusher 13 Jun 2017

Downturn Refresher: What Happens When Prices Start Falling?

When we think about the housing market we tend to focus on when values rise but in the recent past values have fallen in each capital city; this week we look at the magnitude and duration of these falls in the past.

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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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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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Quarterly Housing & Economic Review - April 2017 Release

by Cameron Kusher 15 May 2017

Quarterly Housing & Economic Review - April 2017 Release

The CoreLogic Quarterly Housing & Economic Review is a breakdown of the activity across each of the capital cities over the quarter to April 2017 and also dives into the economic factors that contribute to the overall performance of the market.

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Mapping the Market - April 2017

by Cameron Kusher 01 May 2017

Mapping the Market - April 2017

The Mapping the Market Report highlights the market performance across individual regions and suburbs across a capital city.

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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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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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Household Net Worth Sits at $9.406 Trillion

by Cameron Kusher 10 Apr 2017

Household Net Worth Sits at $9.406 Trillion

Data recently released by the ABS shows that household net worth has increased substantially over recent years however, household debt is also climbing to new record highs.

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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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Latest Profits & Losses Identified in Pain & Gain Report

by Cameron Kusher 31 Mar 2017

Latest Profits & Losses Identified in Pain & Gain Report

Nine out of 10 people who sold a property during the December 2016 quarter made a profit according to the latest Pain & Gain report.

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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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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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Annual capital city growth trend reaches new high

by Tim Lawless 01 Mar 2017

Annual capital city growth trend reaches new high

Capital city dwelling values rose a further 1.4% in February, with Sydney continuing as the overall capital gains leader.

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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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Housing Affordability Report

by Tim Lawless 06 Feb 2017

Housing Affordability Report

What is the current status of housing affordability in Australia? Download the CoreLogic Housing Affordability Report to find out.

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