News

Consumers More Confident, Keen To Buy
Posted on 23/11/2018 

The latest survey shows consumer confidence is rising and more people think it's a good time to buy real estate.

Market Welcomes Non-bank Rise
Posted on 21/11/2018 

Non-bank lenders are stepping up to service borrowers who are frustrated by the big banks' tighter credit policies.

Vacancy Rates Fall In Capital Cities
Posted on 20/11/2018 

Vacancy rates have fallen in most capital cities, with some having shortages of rental properties.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 70 - The Price Predictor Index - Spring 2018
Posted on 20/11/2018 

I regard the Price Predictor Index as our most important report.

It’s a quarterly report in which we scrutinise one of the key parts of the property price equation – demand.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 69 - NSW Regions Are Rising
Posted on 14/11/2018 

Regional NSW is now one of the most compelling growth markets in Australia. There are locations right across the state with growing sales activity and many places are delivering double-digit annual price growth.

RBA Tips Booming Economy
Posted on 8/11/2018 

The RBA has kept the official interest rate at its record low, while predicting strong economic growth, low unemployment and rising wages.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 68 - Here's The Good News
Posted on 6/11/2018 

There’s a yawning gap between what’s really going on in real estate markets – on the one hand - and the portrayal of markets by mainstream media – on the other.

Values Rising In Half The Nation
Posted on 2/11/2018 

Half of Australia has recorded a rise in dwelling values over the past year, new analysis shows, contrary to frequent headlines claiming prices are falling across the nation.

Gearing Change “Would Distort Housing”
Posted on 2/11/2018 

Labor’s plan to direct the negative gearing tax break only to new housing will distort the $7 trillion housing sector and hurt the first-home buyers it purports to help, according to the country’s biggest residential developer, Stockland.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 67 - Big Growth in Fringe Victoria
Posted on 30/10/2018 

Prices are growing strongly in selected markets in different parts of Australia, not that you would know it if you confined your research to reading mainstream media.