Category Archives: Real Estate News

Rates remain on hold for December… but what will 2020 bring?

Posted by Terry Hansen on December 9th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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The RBA left the official cash rate on hold at its last meeting of the year, at the record low rate of just 0.75 per cent. Interest rates have dropped significantly this year, with three cuts of 25 basis points in June, July and October. There’s little doubt that this monetary easing has contributed to […]

Are we months away from another housing boom?

Posted by Terry Hansen on December 4th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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The property market has made a dramatic comeback these past few months and if price growth doesn’t slow down we could be seeing new record values being set in just a few month’s time. An analysis from CoreLogic has revealed that if the current rate of growth continues then national dwelling values could reach a […]

How affordable is housing compared to 10 years ago?

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 22nd, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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After experiencing two years of property price declines we are starting to see the market bounce back, with predictions that we could see peak levels again in 2020. While this probably comes as good news for those that own a home, escalating property prices does bring up the concern of housing affordability, however new research […]

What’s happening in the Sydney property market?

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 18th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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The Sydney property market is continuing to gain pace as we steamroll towards the end of the year with recent sales figures highlighting further price increases, according to Domain’s data. House and unit prices in Sydney were up by 4.8 per cent and 2.6 per cent respectively over the September quarter, making for the biggest […]

First home buyer numbers are up across the country – but will it last?

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 11th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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First home buyers have been leading the property charge across the country, looking to take advantage of low interest rates and lower house prices. However, with property process rising and investors scrambling to get back into the market, there’s a chance that this first home buyer activity won’t last. According to ABS housing finance data […]

Sydney property prices continue to move

Posted by Terry Hansen on November 6th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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Sydney property prices have gone up again, with the latest figures from CoreLogic showing a 1.7 per cent rise for the month of October. CoreLogic’s October Hedonic Home Value Index has recorded a quarterly price rise of 5 per cent in the Harbour City, bringing the median to $817,886. What’s happening across the country? Nationally, […]

Should you buy before the property market gets too hot?

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 28th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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Sydney property prices are rapidly bouncing back and many buyers are concerned that if they don’t buy now they’ll pay a high price for it later. FOMO or the ‘fear of missing out’ is very real in the Sydney property market at present, which may come as a surprise considering the city has just come […]

How Western Sydney investors are improving rental returns

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 16th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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Rental yields have been weak across most of Sydney, but some investors have found a way to boost their returns. According to the latest Herron Todd White (HTW) residential report, a number of investors are turning to the humble granny flat to maximise their rental yield. Rental yields have been falling over the past decade. […]

Sydney property prices are bouncing back

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 9th, 2019 in Real Estate News | 2 Comments
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Time may have run out for those hoping to bag a Sydney property bargain during the downturn, with new data showing there has been a strong market recovery. CoreLogic’s Hedonic Home Value Index for September reported the largest monthly gains since March 2017, led by a solid rebound in the Sydney and Melbourne property markets where […]

How low can interest rates go? (and how to make the most of them)

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 7th, 2019 in Real Estate News | No Comments
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Interest rates are down yet again, this time to an all-new low of just 0.75 per cent. This is the third time this year the Reserve Bank has cut the official cash rate and there are predictions that they’re not done slashing it quite yet. Most economists think there is at least one more rate […]

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