While the pace of house price growth might be slowing, property markets are clearly still in a strong bull market.
Policy actions during COVID The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has taken a number of complementary policy actions to support the Australian economy since the onset of COVID. The RBA has lowered its policy interest rate to near zero, set a target for the 3-year government bond yield, enhanced its forward guidance, commenced a program of purchasing government bonds and provided long-term low-cost funding to the banking system. I will explain each of these actions in more detail shortly.
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One of the reasons residential real estate is one of the best investment vehicles available to Australians is because of leverage.
Over the past 12 months, we’ve started to see a lot more interest in both buying and selling property off-market.
The exceptionally strong growth in house prices shows no sign of slowing down with the latest data from CoreLogic showing dwelling values are rising at the fastest rate in 32 years.
Property prices across Australia continue to surge higher with the latest house price data showing another big jump in February. According to the latest data from CoreLogic, house prices rose by 2.1% across the nation, marking the largest jump we’ve seen since 2003.
2021 has started in strong fashion as most property markets across the country continue to see rising prices. According to the latest data from CoreLogic, house prices are up once again in February and it appears that the big banks are also predicting significant price gains over the next 12-24 months. Month to date, house prices in our major capital cities are 1.2% higher according to CoreLogic, taking the year to date gains to 1.4%. Out of Australia’s five largest cities, Perth has so far been the strongest this year, with gains of 2.4% followed by Brisbane at 1.5%.
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House prices across the nation have carried on where they left off last year, with values increasing in January.
When the time comes to sell your property, whether an investment or the family home, there are a number of small things you can do to achieve the very best result you can. The most important thing to consider when you are trying to sell you home is that if you want to get a price above what the market might consider its fair value, then you need to get multiple buyers competing. So what can you do to ensure your property appeals to as many people as you can?
Despite experts suggesting house prices were going to see a sharp contraction in 2020, the latest data indicates the opposite has occurred. According to CoreLogic, house prices increased in value across the country in 2020, finishing the year 3.0% higher across the nation.
Whether you are an aspiring property investor considering taking the plunge or a full time investor wanting to brush up your knowledge, this article gives you seven key property investing market fundamentals to consider.
This article identifies the ownership options available for investors when considering the journey of real estate investment. As each investor has different financial and personal circumstances some options will be more suited to you than others.
Many people will have set property investing goals for the new year and unfortunately, many will fail to achieve them. Others may not set any goals at all, because it is very easy to just live in the present without a set plan to move forward, which is an easy habit to fall into. Whether you’re a new or existing property investor, it can be incredibly beneficial to set property investing goals to guide your investing for the year to come. These tips can help you set your 2021 property investing goals and ensure you don't lose sight of them and are able to take the necessary steps to see them achieved.