Hotspots

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

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Perth’s listing drought leaves investors eyeing units

One local buyer’s agent believes a dearth in residential listings throughout the Western Australian capital is...
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Top 10 Aussie locations for downsizers

For buyers in search of a simpler life, these 10 regions might deliver the small-scale home of their dreams.
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Government and investors must ally to solve the housing crisis, Minister claims

Without collaboration between the public and private sectors, the federal Minister for Housing fears an...
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Property development won’t be Brisbane’s only Olympic gold

As the Queensland capital prepares to host one of the world’s most coveted sporting events, one property expert...
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Is the Home Guarantee Scheme a good deal for buyers?

Billed as inspiring first home buyers into home ownership sooner than traditional routes, does the Home Guarantee...
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Sydney’s Metro: All aboard the price rise train

It’s an age-old question: What’s the one silver bullet to instantly and consistently raise the price of property?...
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Listings surge doesn’t mean markets are booming: SQM Research

Australia’s housing market was offered some respite from the housing crisis in September, with new data indicating...
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The signs construction costs may be easing

Could the latest data reveal that the building cost spike is finally coming to an end?
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Strata system overhaul set for NSW

The government is sending the “engine room for solving the housing crisis” for repairs as it targets a modern...
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History leaves clues – and the best investors know how to spot them

For this trio of experienced investors, the key to understanding Australia’s current housing crisis lies in the...
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Grading the Home Guarantee Scheme’s FY22–23 performance

The program’s fourth year saw its eligibility expanded, with more and more Australians entering home ownership as a...
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Australian vacancy rates hit record lows: CoreLogic

While new data from research firm CoreLogic indicates rental growth is easing, it also paints a picture that it’s...
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Owner-occupiers return to market – albeit slowly

An uptick in owner-occupier loans is welcome, but not enough cause for celebration, according to the Real Estate...
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‘Seismic shift’ towards Western Australia shows no signs of slowing

New research reveals that when it comes to property, Australian investors believe that west is best.
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Expanded media platform unveiled to support Australia’s cyber sector

Australia’s leading source of market intelligence and news for the cyber security sector, Cyber Security Connect, has...
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RBA enacts 5th hold for 2023, but are we in the clear?

It was the first cash rate hold in the post-Philip Lowe era, but does the outcome of the Reserve Bank of Australia’s...
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70k new homes needed to rebalance the rental market: Domain

The number of homes Australia needs to ease the rental crisis equates to a city the size of Newcastle, new research has...
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Brisbane property market update for September 2023

The end of the third quarter further solidified the recovery phase in property price growth across Greater Brisbane.
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Home values record September surge

Australian property prices have recovered the entirety of last season’s downswing losses, new data revealed.
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Reprieve or rise? RBA hands down anticipated October cash rate decision

Australia’s central bank has handed out its October cash rate decision at its monthly board meeting.
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Australia a hotspot for international house hunters, new data shows

Overseas buyers and renters are staking a claim on the Australian property market, with nearly one in 10 aspiring...
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Brisbane is the (real estate) grand final winner

The two biggest sporting events in the Australian calendar kick off this weekend, but what would the outcome be if it...
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Cash rate calm urged as inflation rises again

Inflation is on the rise again, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) most recent Consumer Price...
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Where Australian homes are more likely to sell at a discount

Each capital tells a different story when it comes to advertised price versus sale price.
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Selling this spring? Property professionals weigh in

Despite continuing pressure on owners and investors, real estate players urge cautious optimism.
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