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It’s a hat trick for Tassie

Launceston & North East Holds Position as Top Regional Market for Houses [SYDNEY, NSW, 23 November 2020] – The CoreLogic Regional Market Update, which looks at capital growth over the 12 months to October in Australia’s 25 largest non-capital city markets,  saw Tasmania’s Launceston & North East region remain the top performer for houses for the third consecutive quarter (10.5 per cent).   However, the … Continue reading It’s a hat trick for Tassie


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Bag a Christmas Property

Bag yourself a property bargain before Christmas Buyers looking to capitalise on record low interest rates and softening lending  conditions should be inspecting properties now with one expert tipping sellers will be  more motivated in the lead-up to Christmas. EPS Property Search director and author of The Insider’s Guide to Buying Property, Patrick Bright, said November was a great month for buyers to ‘get their … Continue reading Bag a Christmas Property

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Safer Homes for Aussies

Insurers and Builders Joining Forces to Improve Australian Homes The Insurance Council of Australia (ICA) and the Master Builders Association (MBA) are uniting to develop proposals that will help strengthen homes and communities against natural disasters.  The industry groups have heeded key findings from the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements and will host a series of roundtable discussions to create a pathway towards national … Continue reading Safer Homes for Aussies

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CoreLogic Auction Market Preview

Upcoming Auctions By Caitlin Fono, Research Analyst There are 1,825 auctions scheduled to take place across the combined capital cities this week, up from 1,757 auctions last week, although lower than the 2,590 held over the same week last year. Melbourne is set to host 637 auctions this week, up from 611 last week, although significantly lower than the same week last year when 1,242 … Continue reading CoreLogic Auction Market Preview

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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

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Pain Before Gain: REAL ESTATE Impact of Dropping Foreign Student Numbers

SYDNEY (10 November 2020) — Juwai IQI is releasing today this summary of Chinese residential real estate buyer activity related to Education in Australia, adding its own data and insights to the new report from the Mitchell Institute, Coronavirus, and international students. Juwai IQI Executive Chairman Georg Chmiel said: “It will be pain before gain. Student numbers are likely to keep falling and vacancies to … Continue reading Pain Before Gain: REAL ESTATE Impact of Dropping Foreign Student Numbers