Category: OTHER PROPERTY NEWS AND VIEWS

Influx of Baby Boomers Hitting Property Market

May 29th, 2013

Property analyst Catherine Cashmore is looking into the future of the property market and believes Australia must prepare for the influx of Baby Boomer retirees. There is sure to be a mass movement of people into apartments as population density i

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China’s Real Estate Rises Concern Analysts

May 29th, 2013

China experienced surprising leaps in property prices with real estate in its 70 major cities jumping 3.6% in a year and 1.2% in just one month. China’s tier one cities saw significant price increases – Beijing property costs went up 8.6% in t

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Low interest rates send Sydney property buyers on a spending spree

May 20th, 2013

One of the more useful insights into the Sydney property market over the past month  was a speech given on 23 April 2013 to the Citibank Property Conference by Luci  Ellis,  the Reserve Bank of Australia's Head of Financial Stability Department.

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Sydney hefty house rents push tenants into units: APM

April 30th, 2013

Hefty house rents in Sydney have been driving tenants towards cheaper rental units but this may lead to unit rents rising to the same level, according to Australian Property Monitors (APM). House rents remained unchanged at $500 per week over the

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Derelict homes worth millions

April 30th, 2013

A former boarding house at 64 Mullens Street Balmain, originally listed with a guide of $900,000 attracted a swarm of interested buyers. It looked like a scene out of Mad Max - gates rusted off their hinges, graffiti covered walls and advanced stage

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