News

New Homes Smallest In 22 Years
Posted on 26/11/2018 

Changing trends and preferences are reducing the average size of new dwellings in Australia, which are now the smallest they've been since 1996 - but still the second largest in the world.

Top Suburbs Selling Faster Than Last Year
Posted on 23/11/2018 

Many suburbs at selling faster than at the same time last year, with Adelaide, Hobart and regional areas of Victoria leading the nation.

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.