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Dec. 3, 2018, 4:36 a.m.
Sydney - Affordable & Liveable Property Guide 2nd Half 2018
Between 2017 and 2018, Sydney Metro median house prices have softened by -5.6%, whilst units have softened by -2.5%. Affordable options can be found in Sydney’s South Western suburbs.
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.
Nov. 21, 2018, 4:21 a.m.
Q4 2018 Key Market Indicators – New South Wales
New South Wales (NSW) has recently become much more welcoming for first home buyers. In the June quarter 2018, the state achieved the gold award nationally for the most improved number of first home buyer loans with a 68.8% increase over the past 12 months. It also achieved the silver award nationally for the highest number of first home buyer loans (as of June quarter 2018) with 7,252 such loans issued. This has been driven in part by being the only state to not decline in affordability over this period, helping it achieve the gold award nationally for the most improved home affordability loan index growth (as of June quarter 2018).
Sept. 3, 2018, 6:42 a.m.
Norwest Property Factsheet 2nd Half of 2018
Over 2018, Norwest has continued to experience cooling, where median prices have become more affordable – particularly for houses. This is reflective of Sydney's cooling in property prices, presenting greater opportunities for affordability in this premium market. Buyers are urged to act now and take advantage of this window of affordability.
Aug. 27, 2018, 5:49 a.m.
Q3 2018 Key Market Indicators – New South Wales
New South Wales (NSW) continues to achieve the gold award nationally for most improved number of first home buyer loans for the third quarter in a row, increasing by 80.8% over the past 12 months to March quarter 2018. This is the highest increase to date, with NSW reporting a 70.9% increase in first home buyer loans in Q1 2018 Key Market Indicators and 74.9% in Q2 2018 Key Market Indicators.
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.
July 23, 2018, 6:07 a.m.
Sydney - Affordable & Liveable Property Guide 1st Half 2018
Between 2016 to 2017/18, Sydney Metro median house prices experienced a gentle growth of 0.8%, whilst units softened by -2.4%. This is reflective of a pivot in the metro unit market and a response to the increased unit supply, confirming a return towards a more sustainable market. Now is the time for buyers to enter the market and capitalise on opportunities of affordability. Prospective houses buyers looking for affordable options should look toward Sydney’s south-western suburbs. A particularly attractive market for investors can be found in Parramatta, which experienced a 20.8% in annual growth and is expecting a further $297.2M of investment in the 1st half of 2018.
July 2, 2018, 1:34 a.m.
Norwest Property Factsheet 1st Half 2018
The Norwest property market recorded a median house price of $1,280,250 in Q4 2017, signaling a partial softening of -1.5%. Meanwhile, Norwest’s unit market recorded a median price of $850,000, representing a strong growth of 6.4%. The Hills Shire LGA house price grew by 8.8% to $1,320,000 and unit prices grew by 11.3% to $835,000. A slightly more affordable option is presented by the Norwest market, whilst still benefiting from opportunities for capital growth. The partial softening in Norwest’s house property market is on par with Sydney's cooling in property prices.
July 2, 2018, 1:29 a.m.
Norwest Property Factsheet 2nd Half of 2017
Norwest is a business park located approximately 28km from the Sydney CBD, a vibrant and growing employment node. Norwest and its surrounding suburbs presents a sough after premium market compared to the wider Hills Shire LGA region, with excellent capital growth. House median price is currently sitting at $1,390, 000 with an annual price change of 14.9% in Q2 2017, whilst unit median price is $870,000 with 11.5% annual growth.
May 28, 2018, 4:35 a.m.
Q2 2018 Key Market Indicators – New South Wales
New South Wales has again earned the gold award nationally for most improved number of first home buyer loans in the PRDnationwide Q2 2018 Key Market Indicator Awards. For 2 consecutive quarters NSW has achieved the gold award nationally for most improved number of first home buyer loans, with a 74.9% increase over the past 12 months to the December quarter of 2017. Surprisingly, this result surpasses NSW’ previous achievement in quarter 2 (70.9% increase over 12 months to the September quarter of 2017).