Category: Market Outlook

Are we sitting on a property time bomb?

If you’ve read any coverage of the property market recently, you may be forgiven for thinking we’re on the brink of disaster and the property price bubble is about to go boom.  Fortunately, the reality may not be nearly as […]

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A tale of two cities (and the rest)

Australia is a competitive nation. Be it on or off the sporting field, we love nothing more than breaking a world record. In June 2017 it was revealed we had achieved a big one — Australia racked up its 103rd […]

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The sky is not falling: property sentiment on a high

The residential property market sentiment climbed to a nation-wide high in the first quarter of 2017. According to the NAB Residential Property Survey – Q1 2017, the overall index rose from 16+ to 31+ points, sitting at its highest since […]

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The rise and rise of non-bank lenders

Residential real estate underpins Australia’s wealth with $281.1 billion in sales per annum, and $6.6 trillion in total assets as at 31 July, 2016. Over the past 12 months, the market has maintained momentum and Moody’s Analytics expects this to […]

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Brexit shocks and opportunities

It has been two weeks since Britain’s shock vote to leave – or Brexit – the European Union and while equities markets around the world are beginning to demonstrate signs of recovery, the Bank of England is warning more economic […]

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Anaemic growth and a conservative budget

The Reserve Bank’s decision to cut interest rates by 25 basis points and Scott Morrison’s conservative first budget came as no surprise to the market, after CPI contracted for the first time in seven years. 

Australia is currently experiencing an extended period […]

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Australian manufacturing growing at fastest rate in over a decade

The expanding manufacturing industry continues to go from strength to strength, expanding at its quickest rate since 2004[1]. The results recorded by the Australian Industry Group Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI)  in March mark the index’s ninth month of […]

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Commercial property sentiment at record high

The Australian commercial property market sentiment hit a new high in Q4 2015, according to the NAB Q4 2015 Commercial Property Survey.

Overall, the index rose to +17 in Q4, up from +10 in Q3. This is the highest level the […]

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Brisbane industrial property no longer the poor cousin

After a strong 2015, industrial property in Southeast Queensland is set to continue its ascent in 2016, as domestic and international investors look to take advantage of the yields available on the market.

According to Savill’s January 2016 Brisbane Industrial Briefing, […]

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Is the curtain falling on the property boom?

Experts are predicting that in only two years first home buyers will be getting revenge on their currently cashed-up SMSF and investor competitors as housing prices cool.

According to the Financial Review, the consensus amongst property experts, CoreLogic RP Data and […]

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