News

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.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 58 - All Cities Have Had Growth Periods
Posted on 28/08/2018 

In this week's podcast Terry looks at a recent 30 year study by PIPA that shows every capital city has experienced cycles of growth and downturn.

Young Aussies Bullish About Ownership
Posted on 24/08/2018 

A survey of young adults has found 79% are optimistic about home ownership.

Price Growth Lead Shared By Cities
Posted on 23/08/2018 

All of Australia's capital cities have had strong growth periods over the past 30 years, according to a new research report.

Prices Stay Strong In FHB Markets
Posted on 22/08/2018 

Loans to first-home buyers are at their highest levels since 2012, helping to keep prices strong in the cheaper suburbs.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 57 -Three Growth Superstars That Weren't
Posted on 21/08/2018 

In this week's podcast Terry examines the false data that can be reported as price growth in the face of few or no actual sales.

Cities, Regions & Resources - August Monthly Q & A
Posted on 17/08/2018 

A recap of the August Monthly Live Facebook Q & A. 

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 56 - Recovery Signs for Resources Towns
Posted on 14/08/2018 

Long-suffering investors with properties in resources-related locations can look forward to better things.

The latest research data shows that many of these towns are showing improvement in their property markets, with vacancies down, sales activity up and, in some cases, the first signs of a return to price growth.