Category Archives: Australia

Total Returns From Housing are Starting to Ease

CoreLogic’s Accumulation Index looks at the total returns from the housing asset class factoring in the change in the value of the dwelling and the gross rental return from the property. The CoreLogic Accumulation Index shows that nationally, the total … Continue reading

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Rent.com.au has released its latest report based on property leasing data for the month of July 2017. The report illustrates the shift in median rental property prices (both metro and regional), rental affordability (the median room price metric) and the price of apartment and house living by Walk Score

Report highlights: RENT’s July report reveals that while prices remained stable across most Australian metro areas, Sydney and Adelaide saw apartment rents languish; prices in the New South Wales and South Australian capitals dropped 1.37 per cent and 3.45 per cent from June to … Continue reading

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The median unit price in Brisbane dropped 5.5 percent over the June quarter to $375,000.

Annually, unit prices are down 4.9 percent, the latest Domain State of the Market Report calculates. Domain Group chief economist Andrew Wilson not at 3.1 percent annual house price growth is still positive, but this is the slowest growth rate recorded since 2013. The … Continue reading

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Home ownership is still viewed in our country as something that all Australians should and, in fact, must aspire to. And for some of us when we do the maths it may still make great financial sense.

The advantages of renting over home ownership A few years ago I conducted some research for a book I was writing and was surprised to discover that the top two things we want from our money are freedom and options. … Continue reading

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Brisbane (29.6%), LINKS

Despite being in the midst of a nationwide dwellings construction boom over recent years, the total volume of housing stock increased by a lower proportion in Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Hobart between 2011 and 2016 than they did between 2006 … Continue reading

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Across the board, the most significant change in days on market took place in Perth and Brisbane in Q2

Rent.com.au has produced a report based on property leasing data from the April to June quarter (Q2), illustrating the shift in median rental property prices (both metro and regional), rental affordability (the median room price metric) and the Walk Score® … Continue reading

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Brisbane was one of only two capital cities (including Perth) to see an improvement in the average time on market in June, dropping to 28.1 days for apartments (down 12.73%) and 27.8 days for houses (down 4.47%). The city’s median rents remained consistent with no change in June. Across the nation, rents remained relatively stable with changes only seen in Sydney, Adelaide and Hobart. Brisbane’s price-per-room rose 3.33% to $155/week.

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