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May 2014 in the Sydney property market. Lies, damn lies and statistics.

June 13th, 2014

If ever there was a month in which readers of the Sydney property market commentariat were left scratching their heads, then May 2014 was it.On the one hand, the independent research house Residex said in its 22 May 2014 Property Market Updat

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Special Report ‘Chinese’ buyers of Australian residential property – what’s the truth?

April 30th, 2014

You have to look hard to find a media beat up like this one in recent years.Everyone it seems, from eminent journals to an independent think tank have somehow caught the same bug infecting less credible mainstream commentary of which examples are

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Early 2014 trends in Sydney’s residential property market over $1 million – the party, if there was one, is coming to an end

March 18th, 2014

As the Sydney residential property market closed for Christmas last year, the question on many selling agents’ lips was whether or not the so called party, especially over $1 million, would continue in the New Year.When that market opened six o

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The 2013 Sydney residential property market over $1 million – market wrap and predictions for 2014 – don’t pop the champagne just yet

December 19th, 2013

Here we are again at the last CurtiseCall for another year with our custom being to road test the predictions made in the previous year before sticking our neck out with prognostications for the next.In December 2012, we first predicted that conc

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A survival guide to buying in the Spring/Summer 2013 Sydney property market over $1 million

November 22nd, 2013

Apparently unable to resist the lure of the auction room despite analyses such as CurtiseCall April 2013 and in an indication that four interest rate reductions since October 2012 were beginning to work their way through the system, Sydney property b

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