• April 1, 2020

Category: Property Market

Mini housing boom will run out of steam: UBS

Su-Lin Tan| Australian Financial Review| 16 September 2019 https://www.afr.com/property/residential/why-the-housing-mini-boom-won-t-last-20190916-p52rqi The current housing mini-boom triggered by two rate cuts will run out of steam, according to UBS. Weak credit growth, little pick-up in new housing development…

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Sydney median house price rises in June quarter

Sydney median house price rises in June quarter

Michael Bleby| Australian Financial Review| 17 September 2019 https://www.afr.com/property/residential/sydney-median-house-price-rises-to-875-000-20190917-p52s44 Sydney’s median house price rose to $875,000 in the June quarter, marking the first increase in a year as buyers returned to the market after the…

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Sydney price correction ‘close to an end’

Sydney price correction ‘close to an end’

Hannah Dowling| Mortgage Business| 6 August 2019 https://www.mortgagebusiness.com.au/breaking-news/13673-sydney-price-correction-close-to-an-end The NSW capital’s auction clearance rate hit its highest point in over two years last month, suggesting a market rebound, a new Domain report showed. According to…

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Household financial comfort dragged down by residential property price falls and weakening labour market: report

The Real Estate Conversation| 12 August 2019 https://www.therealestateconversation.com.au/news/2019/08/12/household-financial-comfort-dragged-down-residential-property-price-falls-and Financial comfort in Australian households has dipped following residential property price falls and a weakening of the labour market, new research from ME Bank has revealed. The…

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Best Month for Sydney auctions in almost two years

Best Month for Sydney auctions in almost two years

Ingrid Fuary-Wagner | Australian Financial Review | 30 June 2019 https://www.afr.com/real-estate/residential/best-month-for-sydney-auctions-in-almost-two-years-20190630-p522o1 Cashed-up buyers who have been biding their time and waiting out the downturn are now starting to make their move as selling agents report…

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Property Recovery Starts in Sydney, Melbourne

Property Recovery Starts in Sydney, Melbourne

Ingrid Fuary-Wagner | Australian Financia l Review| 1 July 2019 https://www.afr.com/real-estate/residential/property-recovery-starts-in-sydney-melbourne-20190627-p52202 Property price growth in Sydney and Melbourne is in positive territory for the first time since the market peaked in 2017, as lower mortgage…

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The case that could reshape banking

The case that could reshape banking

James Eyers & Misa Han | The Australian Financial Review | 10 May 2019 https://www.afr.com/business/banking-and-finance/inside-the-westpac-case-that-could-alter-banking-20190510-p51lz4 It’s a case that will define one of the most fundamental jobs of a bank – working out whether to…

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ANZ says 7.25pc buffer has to go

ANZ says 7.25pc buffer has to go

James Frost & James Eyers | The Australian Financial Review | 1 May 2019 https://www.afr.com/business/banking-and-finance/anz-says-7-25pc-buffer-has-to-go-20190501-p51j0g ANZ chief executive Shayne Elliott urged the prudential regulator to scale back the buffer requiring new borrowers have the capacity…

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Three-quarters of SMEs believe bank appetite has decreased

Three-quarters of SMEs believe bank appetite has decreased

Annie Kane | The Adviser | 7 May 2019 https://www.theadviser.com.au/breaking-news/39077-three-quarters-of-smes-believe-bank-appetite-has-decreased Seventy-four per cent of small business owners believe that bank appetite for SME lending has decreased this financial year, while 30 per cent believe that…

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Where home prices rose and fell the most in every Australian capital city over the past year

Where home prices rose and fell the most in every Australian capital city over the past year

David Scutt | Business Insider Australia | 10 May 2019 https://www.businessinsider.com.au/australia-house-prices-best-worst-performing-capital-city-2019-5 Australia’s median home price slumped 7.2% in the year to April. An even larger 8.4% decline was recorded in the capital cities in average…

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