Property Market Update

Housing Boom Slows As First Home Buyers Priced Out

personOtto Dargan access_timeOctober 8, 2021

CoreLogic data shows house values rose 1.5% in September 2021. They are 20.3% higher over the past 12 months. While housing values had been rising at their fastest pace since 1989, the monthly rate of growth is losing steam. The market’s growth rate peaked in March 2021, when...

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Property Market Still Booming, Affordability Challenges Loom Larger

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 6, 2021

Australia’s housing market is still on the rise, despite the lockdowns. However, the rate of growth is losing steam and August marked the lowest monthly rise in housing values since January. CoreLogic’s national home value index shows housing values grew 1.5% in August 2021....

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Property Market Experiences 16.1% Lift

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 3, 2021

Housing values rose 1.6% in July 2021. This increase takes Australia’s housing values 16.1% higher over the past 12 months and 14.1% higher over the first seven months of calendar 2021. CoreLogic research director Tim Lawless says, “The 16.1% lift in national housing...

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Property Prices Surge 13.5% In 2020-21; Highest Growth Rate Since 2004

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 1, 2021

Property prices rose 1.9% in June. All of the capital cities experienced a rise in property values. Perth had the smallest increase, at 0.2%, and Hobart’s 3% was the largest. Sydney had a 2.6% increase while Melbourne had a 1.5% increase. Regional Australia’s 2% price growth...

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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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