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RBA Says Home Lending Remains Strong
Posted on 2/12/2018 

The Reserve Bank has dismissed claims of a credit crunch, saying lenders continue to compete strongly for mortgage business.

HSBC Tips Big City Soft Landing
Posted on 30/11/2018 

An "orderly" wind-down in the Sydney boom is occurring, as it heads towards "a soft landing", according to HSBC.

Hotspotting Podcast | Episode 71 - Victoria's Regional Hotspots
Posted on 27/11/2018 

Regional Victoria is now the strongest market in Australian real estate. Even as the Melbourne boom subsides, the state’s regional markets are rising strongly and delivering the strongest price growth to be found anywhere in the nation.

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.