• July 12, 2020

Category: Property Market

Australians find it easier to get a mortgage than before

Australians find it easier to get a mortgage than before

Many have argued that the stringent government response to COVID-19 has placed the property market cycle closer to another downswing. However, so far, property value declines have been fairly mild. And the government’s stimulus package…

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Investors Look at Options in Downward Market

Investors Look at Options in Downward Market

REAL ESTATERENEE MCKEOWNMON 30 MAR 20 Investors Look at Options in Downward Market Investors are looking at their options with homes pulled off the market, leases extended and auction clearance rates dropping in-line with Covid-19…

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Home loans growth picks up in January

Home loans growth picks up in January

Michael Bleby| Australian Financial Review| 11 March 2020 https://www.afr.com/property/residential/home-loans-growth-picks-up-in-january-20200310-p548sm New home loans rose at their fastest pace in more than three years in January as owner-occupiers and investors benefited from easing lending conditions that pushed…

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How will Corona Virus Impact Our Property Market?

How will Corona Virus Impact Our Property Market?

FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) has been applied to both home purchases and toilet roll over the past weeks. While, on the surface they may appear to have nothing in common, there’s actually quite a…

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Retirees holding onto spare rooms, even when they downsize

Retirees holding onto spare rooms, even when they downsize

Roughly two million older Australians are considering moving homes when they retire. But they won’t be giving up the spare bedroom. It will be reserved for friends and family, or repurposed into a study or…

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Homebuyers are stampeding back into the Australian property market, leading to what could be ‘the fastest market recovery on record’

Homebuyers are stampeding back into the Australian property market, leading to what could be ‘the fastest market recovery on record’

If national prices continue on their current trajectory, 2020 will see the fastest market recovery in Australian history, according to property research group CoreLogic. The property downturn saw an 8.4% correction in values. In just…

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Older Australians who own their home more than 20 times better off than those who rent, data shows

Older Australians who own their home more than 20 times better off than those who rent, data shows

Exclusive Australian Bureau of Statistics data has revealed the staggering difference in wealth of older Australians in owner-occupied households compared to those that rent. Key points: – Those who own property as they approach retirement…

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Changing Market Good for the Industry

Changing Market Good for the Industry

It’s a rising market and that should spell profit for mortgage brokers, real estate agents, financial planners and accountants Yet, recent legislation passed in Canberra means that the way Australians source loans in 2020 will…

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Housing finance up 15pc – but will it continue?

Housing finance up 15pc – but will it continue?

Housing finance increased steadily by another 1.3 per cent in September – taking growth since May to 15 per cent. Already, market commentators are predicting that Sydney and Melbourne will hit record highs in April…

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Aussie property prices set to break record highs by start of next year

Aussie property prices set to break record highs by start of next year

Jack Derwin| Australian Financial Review| 8 November 2019 https://www.afr.com/property/residential/aussie-property-prices-set-to-break-record-highs-by-start-of-next-year-20191108-p538l9 Property prices are soaring in Australia like it’s 2015. That may be welcome news for investors, but it’s bound to startle wannabe first home buyers. Not…

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