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Employment Ripsnorter

By Pete Wargent on 14 Nov 2015 No Comments

Total employment has more than doubled market expectations in leaping by 58,600+ in October, with a pleasing smash of 40,000+ in full-time employment, according to a dominant jobs report. Pete Wargent examines employment figures for each State, unemployment rates and youth unemployment. ...

Investor Housing Demand Falls Sharply

By CoreLogic RP Data on 11 Nov 2015 No Comments

Is purchasing an investment property still attractive? In September 2015 there was a seasonally adjusted $12.3 billion worth of housing finance commitments to investors, the lowest value of investor lending since August 2014. Cameron Kusher examines data from the (ABS) and comments on total housing and owner occupier finance. ...

Melbourne Auction Results – November 9th, 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 8 Nov 2015 No Comments

In this week’s property market wrap Peter Sarmas examines the state of Melbourne’s property market. He advises on the right time to buy property and important strategies you should put in place to minimise risk. He discusses the Reserve bank’s decision and you will find out if your home is in one of Melbourne’s most liveable suburbs. ...

Small Businesses Drive Local House Prices Upward

By Peter Sarmas on 7 Nov 2015 No Comments

Would you be willing to pay a premium to purchase a property near a local village or cluster of small businesses? New research reveals the financial benefit small businesses deliver to local communities and their ability to drive the value of Australia’s median house price upward. Peter Sarmas shares The Economy of Shopping Small Report. ...

Melbourne Property Market Update – November 7th, 2015

By Peter Sarmas on 7 Nov 2015 No Comments

This week in our property market update Tim Lawless reports on the findings in the CoreLogic RP Data - TEG Rewards Housing Sentiment Survey. We find out if Australia’s housing is vulnerable to a significant correction in values and also take a look at the Melbourne Metro Rail Project’s latest updates. ...

The Root Of Sydney And Melbourne’s Housing Crisis

By Martin North on 5 Nov 2015 No Comments

The shortage of affordable separate housing in Sydney and Melbourne means that most first home buyers and renters cannot find housing suited to their needs. Martin North shares an important report from ‘The Conversation’ looking into a study on new household and dwelling projections for Sydney and Melbourne. ...

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