Category: Special reports

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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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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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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A helicopter view of the Winter 2012 Sydney property market for hibernating buyers

July 31st, 2012

Media reports of rising clearance rates disguised the fact that relative to the same month last year, turnover in Sydney’s property market plummeted this month. As a comparison between statistics compiled by Australian Property Monitors for each of

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Have Sydney property prices doubled in the past seven to 10 years?

September 30th, 2011

It is often said in property circles that house prices in Australia double every seven to 10 years. Prompted in part by the fact that September 2011 marks the seventh anniversary of a relatively sharp downward correction in Sydney housing prices

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