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Vacancy Rates Drop, With Rents Up
Posted on 20/09/2018 

Most capital cities have low or falling vacancy rates, according to the latest figures from SQM Research.

44,000 Jobs Created Through Strong Economy
Posted on 20/09/2018 

Jobs creation, on the back of a strong economic performance, increased more than twice the expected level in August, with total employment rising by 44,000 compared to July.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 61 - Indicators of Economic Growth
Posted on 18/09/2018 

Terry discusses some of the key indicators for economic growth.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 60 - 4 Markers Suggesting Price Growth
Posted on 12/09/2018 

Terry outlines four key markers that can indicate coming price growth.

Up To 45% Will Fix Loans
Posted on 11/09/2018 

Nearly half of mortgage holders in Queensland plan to fix their home loan in the next 12 months, amid the threat of more lenders lifting interest rates – while nationally 38% plan to fix.

Less Building May Lift Prices
Posted on 8/09/2018 

House prices are cooling in some sectors of the Sydney and Melbourne market, but could rise again as the pace of new home building slows, according to a new report.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 59 - FHBs Active in NSW & VIC
Posted on 4/09/2018 

In this week's podcast Terry looks at the reasons behind the recent upsurge in FHB activity in NSW & VIC

Westpac Lifts But Tips No RBA Rise
Posted on 31/08/2018 

Westpac has forecast no change to the official interest rate until 2021, but has lifted its own mortgage rates.

FHBs Rising Strongly In NSW
Posted on 30/08/2018 

Government incentives have helped push first-home buyer activity to high levels in NSW, with loan approvals up 74%.

Growth Stars Prove To Be Furphies
Posted on 28/08/2018 

Locations portrayed in media as "growth superstars" often prove to be nothing of the sort. It's another case of lies, damned lies and statistics.