Over the past two months, economic and housing market indicators have shown an improvement since April. But labour force data only worsened in May, and highlights sobering headwinds for the property market.
Australia and New Zealand have experienced significant natural disasters in recent years. The floods in Queensland, earthquakes in Christchurch and Kaikoura as well as bushfires in South Australia highlight just how vulnerable residents can be to...
Earlier this week the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released their biennial Housing Occupancy and Costs data for the 2017-18 financial year. The release has too much data to cover off in full in just one blog post so this week’s blog will...
The latest household wealth data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that over the past year, household net worth fell as liabilities grew much quicker than assets.
The latest demographic data for December 2018 shows that population growth has lifted over recent months driven by increases in both natural increase and net overseas migration.
Earlier this week the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released its quarterly property exposures data for authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs).
In a recent letter to all Australian authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) entitled ‘Embedding Sound Residential Lending Practices,’ APRA indicated that lenders need to limit lending at very high debt to income levels.
With the latest release of lending finance data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics, we can now analyse the value of mortgage lending across each of the states and territories up until March 2018.
It’s intuitive that housing market conditions would have a close relationship with credit flows; when funds are flowing freely and rates are low, home buyers and investors step up their presence in the housing market and when credit is harder to...
The latest annual taxation data shows that state and local government coffers were boosted by $52.5 billion in 2016-17 due to taxes on property.
CoreLogic news details The Reserve Bank’s hold decision was widely anticipated. Read more about May 2018 as reported by Tim Lawless.
The Sydney housing market has remained a contentious subject over the past 12 months, with 2017 recording its fair share of ups and downs – depending on your perspective of course, says CoreLogic head of research Tim Lawless.
Earlier last week the Reserve Bank (RBA) published their latest household finance ratios which showed the ratio of household and housing debt to disposable income continued to climb over the December 2017 quarter, reaching a new record high.
CoreLogic news details housing market conditions are likely to be moving further down the RBA’s list of priorities. Read more from April 3, 2018.
National, the total gross value of properties resold at a profit over the September 2017 quarter was $17.7billion which far outweighed resales losses which amounted to $453.8million.