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Prices rising or falling? The figures don’t add up
Posted on 21/04/2016 

Domain says house prices have fallen in most capital cities. But CoreLogic says they're rising. It's another example of research sources creating confusion and misinformation - and media failing to do its job.

Developers Cry Shortage Amid Record Supply
Posted on 16/04/2016 

Developers continue to claim a "chronic undersupply" of dwellings and harass governments for changes to approval processes. But the reality is that Australia has produced record numbers of new dwellings recently and some key markets face the problem of oversupply.

Listings Fall in Stronger City Markets
Posted on 6/04/2016 

The number of homes for sale has fallen in Melbourne and Hobart, thanks to strong sales activity. But listings have risen in Sydney and Darwin, as market activity declines in those cities. 

Vic LGAs lead nation on population growth
Posted on 3/04/2016 

Sydney has Australia's fastest-growing LGA, but five of the national top 10 for population growth are in Melbourne.

City prices continue to grow
Posted on 1/04/2016 

House prices continue to rise in most capital cities, despite media coverage suggesting growth has "ground to a halt".

You Can Get Discounted Rate, if You Know How
Posted on 18/03/2016 

Borrowers are advised to never settle for the advertised interest rate. Discounts and other special deals are available, if you ask.

SE Qld Challenges Melbourne as Leader
Posted on 16/03/2016 

Melbourne is the leading property market among the capital cities, but South-East Queensland now has more suburbs with growing markets than Melbourne does.

Media Fails to Challenge Affordability Rant
Posted on 8/03/2016 

A report which claims to address affordability issues is full of inaccuracies and sweeping statements which are not supported by any research evidence. 

Infrastructure is the Key to Strong Growth
Posted on 7/03/2016 

Investors who are unsure where to buy in a major city can find the solution with this simple rule: follow the infrastructure trail.

Stable Economy Prompts Rates Decision
Posted on 1/03/2016 

No one was surprised when the RBA decided today to leave the official cash rate on hold.