Realty News Page

This Week’s Featured News


What the 2032 Olympic Games means for Brisbane’s property market

The Olympics should work as a positive influence on Brisbane housing market conditions, however, with the Games still some eleven years away, the flow-on effects are likely to be gradual and centred around significant infrastructure upgrades and the associated medium-term uplift in jobs and longer-term improvements in transport efficiency. The most significant positive influence on … Continue reading What the 2032 Olympic Games means for Brisbane’s property market

CoreLogic: Growth cycle tapering as housing becomes less affordable

Australian housing values increased a further 1.6% in July, according to CoreLogic’s national home value index.  The latest rise takes housing values 14.1% higher over the first seven months of the year and 16.1% higher over the past 12 months.  CoreLogic’s research director, Tim Lawless, described the market as strong but losing steam.  “The 16.1% … Continue reading CoreLogic: Growth cycle tapering as housing becomes less affordable

Low-interest rates not solely responsible for strong property price growth

A new analysis of cash rate changes over the past two decades has found that property price growth is less dependent on low-interest rates than commonly believed, according to the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA).  PIPA Chair Peter Koulizos said the cash rate was currently at a record low, with many people believing that … Continue reading Low-interest rates not solely responsible for strong property price growth