Property Market Update

Property Still Booming, As Values Rise 2.2% In May

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 2, 2021

CoreLogic data shows that the home value index for May was up 2.2%. The rise in May was stronger than in April, when prices rose by 1.8%. However, the rise is still weaker than the 32-year-high recorded in March 2021, which was 2.8%. The combined capital city home values rose...

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Increase In Fixed Interest Rates On The Horizon

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 24, 2021

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) had increased its Term Funding Facility (TFF) for banks to $200 billion until June 2021. However, with TFF ending on 30 June 2021, how will it affect you? What is a term funding facility (TFF)? The term funding facility (TFF) was announced...

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Property Market Growth Has Peaked | Where Can You Buy?

personOtto Dargan access_timeMay 12, 2021

According to CoreLogic, while property prices are still rising, the pace of growth slowed in April 2021. Tim Lawless, Head of Research at CoreLogic comments, “The slowdown in housing value appreciation is unsurprising, given the rapid rate of growth seen over the past six...

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Auction Figures Declining After A Steady Rise

personOtto Dargan access_timeMarch 5, 2021

Auction volume has dipped this week following an acceleration in the previous weeks. Typically the market peaks before Easter, so it’s no surprise to see this drop-off, but given the current surge in prices, the market might behave differently in 2021. Fewer homes are scheduled...

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House Prices See Fastest Rise In 17 Years

personOtto Dargan access_timeMarch 4, 2021

Australia’s housing market values are rising at the fastest rate in 17 years! The home value index for February 2021 was 2.1%, which is the largest month-on-month change in the index since 2003. According to Tim Lawless, Head of Research at CoreLogic, “The last time we saw...

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Melbourne’s Property Market: Recovery Underway

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 5, 2020

Metropolitan Melbourne and regional Victoria are currently in the third stage of the government’s COVID-19 recovery plan. Following a series of lockdowns designed to bring the COVID-19 outbreak under control, Victorian real estate is slowly moving back towards “business as...

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Australian Property Market Update: October 2020

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 4, 2020

After five months of decline, the national home value index finally moved back to a positive in October 2020.  According to CoreLogic, the index shows a rise of 0.4%.  Every capital city in Australia, except for Melbourne, recorded a rise in their values over October 2020.  Source:...

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Australia Property Market Update: August 2020

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 4, 2020

CoreLogic reveals that Australia’s property market is experiencing a fourth consecutive month of COVID-induced price falls, with home values dipping by 0.4% in August. However, home values for the 12 months to August 31, 2020, are still 5.8% higher than in 2019. Even where...

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Australia Property Market Update: July 2020

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 4, 2020

It is the third consecutive month of decline for Australia’s property values.  CoreLogic’s home value index dropped 0.6% over July 2020 and the median property value is $552,912. Sydney and Melbourne are still leading the decline in home values at 0.9% and 1.2% respectively....

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COVID-19 Property Market Update: Where Are Prices Falling? 

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 6, 2020

The impact of COVID-19 on the housing market is milder than anticipated.  Home values are not crashing and there is a recovery in transactional activity since sales plummeted in April 2020.   Australia’s property market experienced its second consecutive monthly fall, bringing...

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