Category: Other Property News and Views

Last Saturday’s Sydney property auctions splutter yet again. It’s now a trend.

June 18th, 2017

Downward trend confirmed: paltry unadjusted 70% clearance rate just reported by Domain from another very high 33% non reporting rate. And yet again, lots of sales prior to auction. That's nearly two months in a row with the effects of APRA's t

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Heads up counter cyclical Sydney property buyers. Last Saturday’s auction clearance figures expose buying opportunities in a two tier market

June 7th, 2017

Regular readers will know we are generally not a fan of Sydney auction clearance rates published by Domain and other research houses. For years, our main concern has been the ease with which such voluntary reporting systems can be manipulated

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Just sail away Captain John McGrath

June 2nd, 2017

Captain, my captain. Coming from the Captain who sold out at the peak of the market and whose: IPO was one of the biggest bourse flops in living memory causing multi million dollar shareholder losses (down in 18 months from $2.10 to 57c) b

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Sydney development sites. More history repeating?

May 31st, 2017

We first mentioned these pressures in this passage of our 2016 Q1 CurtiseCall: "For the many developers who have paid premium prices for sites and need to sell at premium prices, there could be serious consequences of any reduction in demand

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The 2017 Budget and the Sydney property market

May 16th, 2017

Our take on the Budget: While the devil will be in the detail, there seems little on the face of this budget to cool the Sydney property market. But dig a little deeper and there could be indirect mechanisms with potential to increase mor

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