Category: Articles

Sydney Housing Market Booms On Back of Positive Indicators

September 25th, 2013

The Sydney housing market is surging on the back of a series of positive economic indicators. Auction clearance rates reached their highest levels in ten years and buyers are now paying well above reserve rates. The surge has been driven by a cont

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Housing Confidence Returns

September 24th, 2013

Confidence in the housing market has climbed to its highest level in 12 years, leading many to suspect the new federal government and Reserve Bank of Australia will have to contend with a property bubble. The country’s prudential regulator has w

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Neighbouring Suburbs The Key To A Shorter Mortgage

September 24th, 2013

Sydney property buyers can pay off their mortgage up to 18 years earlier and save over $400,000 by buying next door to their ideal suburb. A new study by Westpac has found significant savings can be gained in 10 suburbs bordering the city’s most

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Good News for Australia’s Property Markets

September 10th, 2013

Regardless of who wins the upcoming federal election, there’s plenty of good news for Australia’s property markets. A strong economy – Australia hasn’t experienced a recession in 20 years and another one is unlikely in the near future. The

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Housing Demand Increases but Prices Have Yet to Peak

September 9th, 2013

Thanks to low interest rates, housing demand in Australia is increasing, but prices have yet to reach their peak. In 2001, the RBA cut interest rates and house prices skyrocketed, making housing unaffordable. Even with lower interest rates today a

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