Category Archives: Australia

With the Treasurer announcing the budget last week for 2018/19, we summarise the announcement

With the Treasurer announcing the budget last week for 2018/19, we summarise the announcement: Budget Profile: The Treasury are predicting a budget deficit reducing from $18.24bn in 2017-18 to $14.5bn in 2018-19. The budget will then return to surplus in … Continue reading

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Record levels of new apartment completions in inner-Brisbane’s apartment market has seen it tipped into oversupply, with 52 projects abandoned or deferred over the 2017-18 period.

A new report from economic forecaster BIS Oxford Economics shows 8300 apartments will be completed in 2017-18, up from the 5,700 apartments that came on line last year. Another 5000 apartments are in the pipeline for 2019. Due to these … Continue reading

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2017 federal budget addresses housing affordability

The 2018-19 federal budget had no measures that specifically addressed housing supply and affordability, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA). The 2017 federal budget included a range of measures to address housing affordability with both supply and … Continue reading

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New data confirms two-thirds of investors who negatively geared property were on taxable incomes of less than $80,000 a year.

The latest tax office data suggests Labor’s policy to amend the widely used property purchasing practice would mostly hit more lower-income earners with only one investment property, according to Treasury analysis of the 2015-16 tax records published in The Australian. … Continue reading

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雲程的雙魚鏡 Apartment boom article of interest April 2018 via blogger

Apartment boom over Both new residential building and renovation activity declined significantly in 2017, with total seasonally adjusted dwelling starts down to 52,600 by the final quarter of the year, well down from the peak of 62,300 in the first … Continue reading

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Data suggest that in most capital cities the rental market has softened, although values are still rising they are doing so at a slower rate than they have over recent first quarters of the year

Rental rates climb over a seasonally strong first quarter – but at a slower pace than in 2017, according to CoreLogic’s first Quarterly Rental Review for 2018 Typically the first quarter of the year is the strongest for rental appreciation and … Continue reading

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If home values fall, investors (which have been increasingly active in the housing market) may be more inclined to sell at a loss and offset those losses which in turn could result in much more supply becoming available for purchase at a time in which demand for housing falls because values are declining,” said CoreLogic research

The worst suburbs for reselling houses For reselling houses, the suburbs that attract the most loss had strong ties to the mining and resource sector in Queensland and Western Australia, with the only exception being the 19th worst reselling suburb … Continue reading

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