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Q4 2018 Key Market Indicators - WA

Nov. 22, 2018, 5:49 a.m.

Q4 2018 Key Market Indicators – Western Australia

As of June 2018, WA’s home loan affordability index reading was 41.8 index points, well above the Australian average of 31.1 index points. That said, this is a slight decline when compared to the March quarter of 2017, where WA recorded a home loan affordability index reading of 42.8 points. This is potentially explained by the mild increase in WA’s property metro prices, due to higher quality stock entering the market over the past 6 months.

Q4 2018 Key Market Indicators - National

Nov. 21, 2018, 4:39 a.m.

Q4 2018 Key Market Indicators

As 2018 closes, it is time to celebrate some wins, the most notable of all being positive consumer sentiment and growth in the number of first home buyer loans. The Australian consumer sentiment index recorded 104.3 points in November 2018, which is above the positive mark of 100 index points, and represents a 4.6% growth over the past 12 months. This suggests increasing confidence in the economy, which after a year of federal budgetary and politics changes, is a positive way to end the year. A more confident society will have a higher tendency to spend, which will have a positive multiplier effect on the economy as a whole, be it in the retail sector, hospitality, property, and others.

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Aug. 27, 2018, 7:02 a.m.

Q3 2018 Key Market Indicators – Western Australia

Western Australia (WA) continues to earn the bronze award nationally for both highest home loan affordability index reading and highest median weekly family income categories in Q3 2018 Key Market Data Indicators, where they took out the same awards nationally in the Q2 2018 Key Market Data Indicator.

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July 23, 2018, 6:53 a.m.

Australian Economic Property Report 2018

The recent release of PRDnationwide’s ‘2018 Australian Economic and Property Report’ and Capital City ‘Affordable & Liveable Property Guides 1st Half 2018’ signals a significant change in the property market generally and particularly within the housing affordability landscape. The set of reports provides an overview of the key economic drivers and their impact on the property market, assisting home buyers and investors in making fact based property decisions.

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May 28, 2018, 4:27 a.m.

Q2 2018 Key Market Indicators – Western Australia

Western Australia achieved 3 bronze awards nationally in PRDnationwide’s Q2 2018 Key Market Data Indicator Awards. For the second quarter running, WA earned the bronze awards nationally for both the highest home loan affordability index reading and highest median weekly family income in PRDnationwide’s Q2 2018 Key Market Indicator Awards.

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May 14, 2018, 12:23 a.m.

Ready, Set, Go Regional 2018

The PRDnationwide ‘Ready, Set, GO Regional 2018’ report is a timely ‘go to’ guide for home buyers and investors on affordable options in regional areas. The report highlights regional areas in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania that not only highlight house price affordability, but also show promising growth indicators for local jobs and a sustainable economic future.

Green Guide

March 18, 2018, 11:23 p.m.

Your Green Guide – Residential Real Estate 2018

PRDnationwide, through the Australia Research Council Linkage project funded by the Australian Federal Government, is proud to release Your Green Guide - Residential Real Estate 2018 and an accompanying Green House Scorecard. This work is a culmination of 3 years of research, in collaboration with Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology Germany, and other key industry partners.

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March 6, 2018, 11:18 a.m.

Q1 2018 Key Market Indicators – Western Australia

Western Australia has proven to be a desirable place for affordability options, with a 6.4% improvement in their home affordability loan index over the past 12 months to September quarter 2017, making it the 2nd most improved state across Australia after the Australian Capital Territory (8.6%). Furthermore, Western Australia has the 3rd highest home loan affordability index reading of 44.6 points, significantly higher than the Australian average of 33.0 index points.

Q4 2017 Key Market Indicators - WA

Dec. 5, 2017, 11:19 p.m.

Q4 2017 PRD Key Market Indicators - Western Australia

Believe it or not…Western Australia (WA) is the 3rd most affordable state in Australia, at 42.3 index points. This is significantly higher than the Australian average of 31.8 index points. Due to the state’s transition from a mining to a professional services sector, now is the perfect time for astute investors to enter the WA property market. The PRDnationwide Q4 2017 Key Economic Indicators provide consumers with a quick snapshot of the current state of affairs from an economic and property perspective. The PRDnationwide Key Economic Indicators cover both national and state level data.

Key Economic Indicators PRDnationwide Property Reports

Sept. 19, 2017, 2:15 a.m.

Q3 2017 Key Market Indicators – Western Australia

The results are in: Western Australia recorded the 2nd highest growth in home loan affordability over the past 12 months, at 4.9% to 42.8index points. Western Australia’s affordability level is far above the average Australian index reading of 32.9, making it an ideal place for first time interstate investors. The PRDnationwide Q3 2017 Key Economic Indicators provide consumers with a quick snapshot of the current state of affairs from an economic and property perspective. The PRDnationwide Key Economic Indicators cover both national and state level data.