Category: Property

Construction sector surges in July

Construction sector surges in July

Australia’s construction sector has soared in July, gaining 4.5 points to 60.5 and reaching its highest level in 12 years, according to...

Building approvals surge

Building approvals surge

Australian building approvals have risen by an unexpected 10.9 per cent in June, driven largely by a surge in apartment approvals which...

Housing market rising but losing steam

Housing market rising but losing steam

| Dwelling prices rose 1.5 per cent across Australian capital cities, according to the July 2017 CoreLogic Home Value Index. While prices...

Home sales crash to four year low

Home sales crash to four year low

New home sales in Australia’s largest states have slumped to their lowest level since October 2013, according to the latest Housing...

Interstate Investment: How to have your smashed avocado and eat it too

Headlines of late link the unaffordability of Sydney property prices with the consumption of smashed avocadoes for breakfast and have been...

Home ownership for young Australians slides

Home ownership for young Australians slides

Young Australians are facing a future as permanent renters, according to the latest figures from the Grattan Institute. The figures show...

Slump in housing price growth: UBS

Slump in housing price growth: UBS

A report from investment bank UBS has forecast falls in Australian house price growth next year. That said, UBS economists are not...

Housing market sentiment is fading

Housing market sentiment is fading

Confidence in Australia’s housing market fell in the June quarter, according to the National Australia Bank. The NAB Residential Property...

Home lending up one per cent

Home lending up one per cent

Australian home loans returned to growth with the latest Australian Bureau of Statistics data showing they rose to 1 per cent in May, the...

Home ownership for young Australians slides

Housing capital gains easing back

Softer housing price rises in Sydney and Melbourne have seen a slowing down of capital gains in house prices across Australian capital...