CoreLogic February Home Value Index

Australian housing market values rise at the fastest rate in seventeen years – Embargoed until 01/03/21 10 am AEDT Australian home values surged 2.1% higher in February; the largest month-on-month change in CoreLogic’s national home value index since August 2003.  Spurred on by a combination of record-low mortgage rates, improving economic conditions, government incentives, and low advertised supply levels, Australia’s housing market is in the … Continue reading CoreLogic February Home Value Index


CoreLogic Property Pulse

More vendors tried to sell their property in spring – but did people buy them? By Eliza Owen, Head of Research Australia As social distancing restrictions eased across Victoria from the end of September, more vendors put their property up for sale. In the three months to November, the number of new listings added to the market across Australia averaged around 39,000 a month. This … Continue reading CoreLogic Property Pulse


CoreLogic Property Pulse

Trends in housing finance show the continued rise of owner-occupiers and first home buyers, led by Queensland By Eliza Owen, Head of Research Australia The volume of finance secured for the purchase of property experienced a strong rebound in the September quarter, following the initial shock to demand housing in the first two months of the June quarter. The latest ABS housing finance data shows … Continue reading CoreLogic Property Pulse


CoreLogic Property Pulse

Regional Housing Boom By Eliza Owen, Head of Research Australia at CoreLogic There has been a high level of interest as to whether the pandemic has spurred housing demand in regional markets of Australia. Housing market data is partially suggestive of this, especially across the largest capital cities. Rental value increases are positively correlated with greater distance from the CBD for the largest capital cities. … Continue reading CoreLogic Property Pulse

Happy As A Pig In Mud

Happy as a pig in mud – that is how Zac has described this property he is marketing on Brisbane’s Northside. The home is set on a 728sqm block with a 16m frontage. It’s just a few minutes’ walk from the local state school, golf course, and 10 minutes to get you down to the waterfront. The house has three bedrooms, a large shed, an … Continue reading Happy As A Pig In Mud

Pandemic drives demand in regional markets

According to reports we have been receiving, there has been a noticeable increase in inquiry from investors and first home buyers, who, having negotiated to work from home and can see the benefits, has encouraged them to consider relocating to more affordable regional centers.  Property Mavens buyers and vendors advocate Miriam Sandkuhler tells me what she is experiencing. Continue reading Pandemic drives demand in regional markets

Doomsayer explains his theory

When Veronica Morgan first heard of our next guest, she wrote him off as just another disaster predictor out to get a headline and get noticed –  but it wasn’t until she had a conversation with Martin North that she realized there was some reasoning behind his thinking.  In the first part of this interview, Veronica asks Martin about his view that property in Australia … Continue reading Doomsayer explains his theory

Grand Proportions and Undefined Luxury

This magnificent home has been designed to the highest standard to capture an impressive 180-degree view of Terrigal, Wamberal, and the ocean. With 4 levels of pure indulgent comfort, a combination of European and custom bespoke fixtures and fittings, state-of-the-art technology, and more than 792sqm of living. Providing a lifestyle unlike any other, every imaginable luxury has been considered. A property that is huge in … Continue reading Grand Proportions and Undefined Luxury

Regional buyers seize the day

Young families, relocating workers, and retirees looking to optimize their superannuation savings are among some of the home buyers opting for a regional owner-occupier change.  Many will choose to rent creating a strong investment possibility.  Cate Bakos from the Real Estate Agents Buyers Association talks over the possibilities with Propertyology’s Simon Pressley. Continue reading Regional buyers seize the day

Nine Week High

64.5% of homes sold at auction on the weekend as volumes continue to rise across the capital cities.  Let’s have a look at the preliminary results.   CoreLogic tracked 1,424 auctions this week returning a preliminary auction clearance rate of 64.5 percent.    This was the highest number of auctions held in nine weeks, demonstrating an ongoing improvement in seller confidence as auction clearance rates … Continue reading Nine Week High