NSW Government responds to our latest CurtiseCall Special Report on Gentrification

November 28th, 2017

The NSW Government has an issue with our latest CurtiseCall “Gentrification: What it means for Sydney property buyers”.Following publication of this CurtiseCall, we were contacted by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services whi

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Gentrification: What it means for Sydney property buyers

November 15th, 2017

Once a den for organised crime – from gambling to prostitution – Kings Cross still retains something of its gritty reputation. For now.In reality it is a social petre dish likely to yield results which will help buyers and others understa

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Domain’s Sydney auction clearance rates are rubbish

October 23rd, 2017

Domain and its selling agents have exceeded themselves to record yesterday’s so called and apparently buoyant 70% auction clearance rate.To do it, they simply didn’t report nearly 45% of all results.As far as we know, this is not just an

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Canary in the coal mine – clearance rates propped up by lifestyle properties selling before auction

September 25th, 2017

Make no mistake, it's a buyers' market.On their face, Domain's stat's for last Saturday are more of the same over many weeks.The so called 70% unadjusted clearance rate from the remarkably consistent 32% non reporting rate only reflects s

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More on the UBS report

September 14th, 2017

Having now read the actual UBS report and tested it against some of today's furious and sure, self interested criticisms by MFAA and FBAA, it doesn't seem that robust to us. It's based on a tiny sample and reveals other dubious methodologies.That

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