Property Market

The Impact Of A Potential Cash Rate Increase On The Housing Market

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 27, 2023

When we think about the housing market, our minds often gravitate towards the more apparent factors like property prices, demand, and mortgage rates. Recently, the spotlight has shifted towards a potential cash rate increase as inflation data released by the Australian Bureau...

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Renovations Over Relocations: Is This A Trend In 2023?

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 18, 2023

As we step into spring selling season in Australia, there’s a subtle shift in the way homeowners are approaching their housing decisions. More homeowners are deciding to renovate. That alone is not surprising. What is different this year, however, is that some reports are...

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Taming The Housing Crisis: Availability And Affordability Tips 2023

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 27, 2023

As of 2023, CoreLogic reports the median house price in Australia’s combined capital cities has hit $882,006. What about city apartments? They come with a median price tag of $629,862. And for those seeking a home beyond the cityscape, in the regional areas, the median...

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The Silver Lining Of The Australian Rental Shortage For Investors

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 7, 2023

So, you’re probably wondering what’s going on. There aren’t enough rental homes in Australia to go around. For anyone searching for a new place to live, it feels like trying to find a needle in a haystack. And that’s tough, no doubt about it. But now,...

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Has Inflation Peaked?

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 9, 2023

In response to the high inflation, the Reserve Bank of Australia has raised the cash rate by 4.0 percentage points since May of last year, following the latest 25-basis-point increase in June. The Treasurer and RBA governor have established a target for inflation. The goal is...

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Australia’s Rental Affordability Crisis

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 5, 2023

The ANZ CoreLogic Housing Affordability quarterly report reveals the challenges many would face when buying or renting in Australia. The May 2023 report analysed the rental affordability crisis in Australia caused by the pandemic’s impact on rental supply and demand. Why Is...

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Is The New Budget Going To Be Inflationary?

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 12, 2023

The 2023-24 Australian federal budget has sparked a debate about whether it will cause inflation to rise or fall. The government’s $21 billion economic relief package focuses on relieving the high cost of living, promoting affordable housing, improving healthcare, and providing...

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A Mortgage Broker Answers Your 10 Burning Questions

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 4, 2023

At Home Loan Experts, we have mortgage brokers who are specialists in all niches. Plus, they’re legally obligated to act in your best interest. This means they’ll consider your financial situation and recommend loan products that are suitable for you. Our expert...

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What Does The Stabilising Property Market Mean For First-home Buyers?

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 2, 2023

After nearly a year of increasing interest rates, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) paused the hikes in April 2023. This decision raises expectations of a stabilisation and this could attract more first-home buyers to the housing market. Signs Of Property Market Stabilising There...

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Why Is The Auction Market So Hot Right Now?

personOtto Dargan access_timeApril 25, 2023

The auction market has opened strongly in 2023. Homebuyers across Australia should prepare for increased competition as the number of active bidders at each auction continues to rise. The majority of auctions now record more than five active bidders, similar to the boom-time...

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