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Factsheet 1st Half 2019

July 4, 2019, 6:58 a.m.

Tamworth Property Factsheet 1st Half of 2019

In Q1 2019, Tamworth* recorded median prices of $350,000 (house) and $275,000 (unit). This represented annual (Q1 2018 – Q1 2019) price changes of -7.9% and 36.1% for houses and units respectively. The 2nd Half 2018 Tamworth Research Factsheet, by comparison, reported annual (Q3 2017 – Q3 2018) price movements of 10.3% for houses and -4.3% for units. This suggests that houses have recently become more affordable, whilst units have increased in value. Note that the recent large shift in median unit price is in part due to a small pool of sales data, with just 23 sales recorded in Q1 2019 across Tamworth*.

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June 27, 2019, 6:34 a.m.

Sydney - Affordable & Liveable Property Guide 1st Half 2019

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.

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May 20, 2019, 6:37 a.m.

Q2 2019 Key Market Indicators – New South Wales

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May 20, 2019, 4:43 a.m.

Q2 2019 Key Market Indicators

Australian consumer sentiment read 100.7 index points in April 2019, exactly on the positive line of 100 index points, indicating that in general, Australians have a positive yet cautious outlook on the economy. This is interesting as the current consumer sentiment is on a -1.7% decline compared to 12 months ago (April 2018), which does not come as a surprise given past events such as: the Royal Banking Commission’s enquiry into the banking and financial sector, the handing down of the Federal Budget 2019, and the announcement of the 18 May 2019 Federal elections.

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March 24, 2019, 11:29 p.m.

Ready, Set, Go… Regional! – Top 12 Affordable Hotspots 2019

Finding an affordable option in Australian capital cities is not easy, especially when you are a first home buyer. Australia’s home loan affordability index has been at the lower end of the scale since its peak in 1993 and 2002, with December 2018 figures showing a marginal improvement of 1.3% over the past 12 months.

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March 5, 2019, 1:34 a.m.

Manufactured Home Estates: An Affordable Retirement Option?

The pressure of Australia’s ageing population and growing desire for affordability calls for an investigation into the diversity of housing options. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), during 2016 there were 3.7 million Australians aged over 65 years, representing 15% of the population. This is a significant increase from the 1976 ABS figure of 1.3 million people aged over 65 years, representing only 9% of the population.

Q1 2019 Key Market Indicators - NSW

Feb. 17, 2019, 11:18 p.m.

Q1 2019 Key Market Indicators – New South Wales

New South Wales (NSW) continued to showcase strong economic fundamentals towards the end of 2018, preparing it for a strong performance in 2019. NSW earned 5 silver awards nationally in the PRDnationwide Q1 2019 Key Market Indicator Awards for: most improved number of first home buyer loans, highest number of first home buyer loans, highest number of dwelling approvals, most improved unemployment rate, and highest median growth in weekly family incomes. NSW also earned bronze awards nationally for lowest unemployment rate and highest nett migration.

2nd Half 2017 Research Factsheet

Jan. 29, 2019, 1:39 a.m.

Tamworth Research Factsheet 2nd Half 2017

Tamworth is the major regional center for the New England region, located almost midway between Brisbane and Sydney. Tamworth is becoming an increasing dominant regional service center, underpinned by a strong regional economy.

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Jan. 29, 2019, 1:39 a.m.

Tamworth Property Factsheet 1st Half 2018

The Tamworth property market recorded a median house price of $377,500 and $239,625 for units in Q1 2018, which represents an annual price change of 11.0% and -5.8% respectively. Over the same time, house prices in the Tamworth Regional Council Local Government Area (LGA) grew by 10.8% to $360,000 and unit prices softened by -13.5% to $220,200. This suggests that Tamworth offers a more premium market than the wider LGA. Buyers are urged to capitalise on this rare opportunity now.

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Jan. 29, 2019, 1:39 a.m.

Tamworth Property Factsheet 2nd Half 2018

The Tamworth property market recorded a median house price of $386,000 and $320,500 for units in Q3 2018, which represented an annual (Q3 2017-Q3 2018) price change of 10.3% and -4.3% respectively. Compared to the Tamworth 1st half 2018 Research Factsheet, which reported an annual (Q1 2017 – Q1 2018) median price growth of 11.0% (house) and -5.8% (units), the property market in Tamworth have remained relatively stable.