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Is Sydney’s property market in bubble territory? Lessons from September 2007 and the unimportance of interest rates

October 8th, 2013

Driven by sustained auction clearance rates in September 2013 over 80%, property chatter this month has largely and again been about the existence or otherwise of a bubble forming in Sydney's property market.We thought we would approach the t

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The Sydney winter property market over $1 million. Keeping the brakes on.

August 4th, 2013

With reports of 80% plus auction clearance rates for seven consecutive weeks and falling interest rates, revenue starved mainstream media has this month had a field day talking up Sydney's property market to levels not seen since the pre GFC boom

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Toxic Sites. In science property buyers trust. But should they?

July 31st, 2013

Inspired by three seemingly unrelated events occurring this month in as many different regions of the Sydney property market, this special report attempts to raise levels of awareness, and nothing more, about the nature and extent of a serious bu

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How is the Sydney residential property market over $1.5 million tracking this winter? Settling down after a flurry.

June 27th, 2013

This month our focus is on current trends in the Sydney residential property market over $1.5 million.Owing to its having higher sales  volumes in that bracket  than Sydney's other residential property regions, this article analyses activity i

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Easter Super Saturday, Devonshire Street, Surry Hills and the case for boycotting auctions

April 15th, 2013

If you believe the figures reported by Australian Property Monitors, some very strange animal spirit gripped Sydney property buyers during the pre Easter Super Saturday which this year occurred on 23 March 2013.Relative to the same event last

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