Author: Kevin Turner

Clearance rate dips  Demand for houses slows There were 2,041 capital city homes taken to auction this week and of the 1,642 results collected so far, a 78.5% preliminary auction clearance rate was recorded. In Melbourne, auction volumes fell with 925 properties going under the hammer last week. Of the 770...

Property investment in its simplest terms is providing shelter to tenants.  The gains will come later so being focused on the real ‘why’ will yield the greatest gains....

Property investment in its simplest terms is providing shelter to tenants until such time as gains can be realized. In its best form, the operation should be funded with other people’s money. Shannon Davis joins Kevin to discuss how to do that and how to get your investments to pay...

2,448 homes auctioned One in 8 auctions sell This week the combined capital city preliminary clearance rate saw a slight improvement compared with last week, as the number of options Hill continued to bounce back from the Easter slow down. There were 2448 homes taken to auction this week, returning...

Lower density housing has continued to outpace higher density housing for capital gains. Nationally, house values were 3.0% higher over the month while unit values were up a more modest 1.9%. Given that is the case, is there any sign that units are showing sustained growth? Is that likely to...

For the first time in a year, growth in capital city housing values outpaced the regional markets. CoreLogic’s combined capital cities index recorded a 2.8% lift in March compared with the 2.5% gain seen across the combined regionals index....

Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra all above 80% Half national auctions in Melbourne Canberra just misses a perfect result Auction volumes rose across the combined capital cities this week with 2,170 homes taken to auction, increasing on the 845 auctions held over the Easter week. The higher volumes saw an improvement...

With the acceleration in capital gains across Sydney and Melbourne, the larger capitals have started to outpace many of the smaller cities that were previously leading the charge in growth. Where have we seen the most growth?  Did we see growth in all the capitals? Later we will see how...

CoreLogic’s national home value index recorded a 2.8% rise in March, the fastest rate of appreciation since October 1988.  These exceptionally strong growth conditions remain broad-based, with values rising by at least 1.4% across each of the capital cities and ‘rest-of-state’ areas over the month.   Eliza Owen – Core...