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Price Growth Ranking Order Changes
Posted on 17/09/2017 

Hobart and Canberra are rising, challenging Melbourne and Sydney on annual growth in house prices.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 13: Cheapies with Prospect
Posted on 12/09/2017 

Today we chat about the Cheapies with Prospect reports produced by the team at Hotspotting. Affordability is the market's key issue, placing increasing focus on the cheaper areas of our cities and regional areas.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 12: Media Misinformation Part 2
Posted on 8/09/2017 

This episode we continue the discussion on housing affordability and what is really happening in the market.  

Affordability Improves In Most Cities
Posted on 7/09/2017 

Contrary to media perceptions, housing affordability has improved in most of our major cities, with Sydney the notable exception.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 11: Media Misinformation Part 1
Posted on 7/09/2017 

This episode we talk about one of the most conversational issues in the media at the moment - housing affordability and the media is misleading the public.

Lenders Cutting, RBA On Hold
Posted on 31/08/2017 

Lenders are cutting interest rates for owner-occupiers ahead of spring, while the RBA is tipped to keep the official rate unchanged for another 12 months.

Media Ignores Key Affordability Data
Posted on 29/08/2017 

Analysis of Census data shows affordability generally has improved in Australia, but media has ignored the report.

Unit Supply Set To Wind Back
Posted on 27/08/2017 

New research reports find unit supply levels remain high, especially in Sydney, but building is set to drop signficantly next year.

Tight Lending Rules May Ease Soon
Posted on 26/08/2017 

Lenders have tightened their criteria, especially for interest-only loans, but this is likely to be ease soon as banks meet APRA's 30% cap.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 10: Case Study - Get Ahead with the Price Predictor Index
Posted on 23/08/2017 

This episode we talk about one of the most popular Hotspotting reports the Price Predictor Index.

The index analyses sales in every Australian suburb or town. It finds the growth patterns - the places that will soon show price growth. It also finds markets that are going backwards – the ones to avoid.