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Reports, statistics and analysis from experts on the Australian property market.

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Brisbane property market update August 2023

Brisbane has regained its position as the fastest growing capital city market across all of Australia. Unlike other...
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How Australia’s housing market returned to $10tn

For the first time in 14 months, Australia’s housing market is valued above $10 trillion, but what has driven this...
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Land audit unlocks potential on the Gold Coast

Queensland’s land audit has identified prime development potential in two Gold Coast sites.
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Qld values remain resilient through Q2: Report

New findings from the Sunshine State’s peak real estate body suggests Queensland’s property market performed better...
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Listings surge as spring sprouts

Following over a year of unfavourable market conditions, new data from SQM Research has revealed a flood of properties...
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How will the market respond to 3 successive cash rate holds?

In what was his final ever board meeting as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) governor, Philip Lowe said the central...
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STRA uptake soars as wider housing market struggles

A new report from the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) has revealed the number of Australian properties...
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What suburb is Australia’s most coveted?

When it comes to where Australians want to live the most, no Australian suburb appears more wanted than the premiere...
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0.9% vacancy rate proof it’s still a landlord’s market

It’s the second month in a row the national vacancy rate has remained steady, in what Domain has also noted as an...
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RBA springs September cash rate call on the nation

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has revealed its September cash rate call at its monthly board meeting.
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‘Unlikely bedfellows’ call for Sydney housing reform

Looking to shake up the conversation, a new alliance is highlighting issues trickling into the health, education and...
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Where home owners are in it for the long haul

New analysis has highlighted the top Australian suburbs with a low turnover, where homes are frequently held for...
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Knockdown rebuilds under scrutiny in watchdog blitz

The NSW Department of Fair Trading has revealed it is keeping a close eye on the state’s knockdown-rebuild projects.
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Short-term v long-term rentals: Which offer better returns?

With no end in sight for the national rental crisis, a new research has revealed just how alluring the financial...
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Brisbane slashes fees to ramp up high-density building

Brisbane has unveiled a plan to encourage the delivery of thousands of new homes by offering financial incentives in...
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Double-digit growth in rents on show in Sydney’s luxury market

The harbourside city has seen the third-highest growth in luxury residential rents over a 12-month period in a global...
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Dispelling Perth’s foreign buyer myths

It’s the headline which has been all the rage in mainstream media for some time now: foreign investors are buying up...
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What investors need to know about the student accommodation crisis

According to the acting executive director of the Student Accommodation Council, Adina Cirson, Australia’s “need to...
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Your guide to Qld’s new minimum housing standards

With the Sunshine State’s minimum housing standards set to kick off on 1 September 2023, here is everything...
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Rent growth to slow in 2024: CoreLogic

The upward trajectory of national rents, which rose for the 35th consecutive month in July, will not remain a permanent...
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More Aussie mortgage holders at risk than ever before

Almost a third of mortgage holders are deemed to be at risk of mortgage stress, according to new data from Roy Morgan.
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NSW home building plans begin to take shape

A new report from the NSW productivity commissioner has reinforced the government’s high-density building plans by...
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Appraisal numbers signal burst of spring listings

Auction volumes have been indicating that vendors are returning to the market, and now a look inside a national...
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What will Australia’s property landscape look like in 40 years?

Analysis of the latest Intergenerational Report reveals key ways that the Australian property landscape could change to...
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Adelaide surprises with ‘remarkably stable market’

The South Australian capital’s property market appears to have defied the odds across FY23.
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