Category: Previous editions

Sydney’s property market and the need for greater data transparency

August 4th, 2015

In this, the last edition of CurtiseCall before the launch of the new Curtis Associates website, we reproduce below our Submission to the Standing Committee on Economics Inquiry into Home Ownership. That submission will be supplemented by evidenc

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Sydney property 2014. End of year market wrap – we told you so and a property buyers’ survival guide for 2015

December 12th, 2014

Between this and our last CurtiseCall, Sydney’s property market has been around the world and back again. And that’s without taking into account the emerging debacle otherwise known as ‘Canberra’.One minute: (more…)

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Sydney’s October 2014 property market – emerging trends and a reminder that things move in cycles

October 31st, 2014

With the onset of warm weather, the latest noise from the property commentariat has been deafening.This month the obsessions were less with foreign buyers edging out local first home buyers and more with old chestnuts like negative gearing; p

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Sydney property all froth and bubble – we just don’t buy it.

September 19th, 2014

If confirmation of mainstream media's interest in turbo charging Sydney's residential property market were needed, property buyers needed to look no further in the past six weeks than the most recent front pages of the Murdoch owned community newspap

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Government – a key player in Sydney’s property market

July 31st, 2014

The results for the financial year ended 30 June 2014 are in with all major research houses expressing a conclusion similar to Residex that the Sydney property market during that year achieved a “staggering 15.37% growth rate in the housing market

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