News

RBA ‘On Hold Until 2020’
Posted on 4/07/2018 

The RBA kept the offical interest rate unchanged this week and, according to one forecast, is unlikely to change before 2020.

Prices Rising In Most Key Markets
Posted on 3/07/2018 

Media headlines are misrepresenting prices, with most markets still ahead of the levels of last year.

GST Changes Start 1 July
Posted on 29/06/2018 

Changes in the property market starting on July 1 will include new ways that GST is paid on new houses.  

Population Growth Lifts As Driving Force
Posted on 27/06/2018 

Population growth is faster than ever before, with major impacts for real estate.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 49: Rents and Vacancies - June 2018
Posted on 26/06/2018 

In this week's episode of the Hotspotting podcast, Terry discusses the current national trend towards lower rental vacancy rates.

Lenders Offer Special Loan Deals
Posted on 21/06/2018 

Lenders chasing market share are offering special deals on home loans, including interest rate discounts.

Rent Markets Tighten In Most Cities
Posted on 20/06/2018 

Vacancies are generally trending lower in capital city Australia. According to SQM, four cities have vacancy rates below 1.5%.

FHBs Rise As Affordability Lifts
Posted on 19/06/2018 

Affordability is improving and the number of first-home buyers is rising, according to a new report.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 47: Curtailing foreign buyers is harming affordability - June 2018
Posted on 5/06/2018 

Why fewer residential unit developments will be built as a result of government disincentives to foreign buyers.