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Aug. 28, 2019, 6:33 a.m.
Q3 2019 Key Market Indicators – New South Wales
ew South Wales (NSW) continues to offer increasingly affordable opportunities in its property market, with its home loan affordability index at 28.3 points in the March quarter of 2019.
Aug. 23, 2019, 6:56 a.m.
PRD Tumut Property Market Update 2nd Half of 2019
In Q2 2019, Tumut recorded a median house price of $279,000, and a median vacant land price of $135,000. This represents annual (Q2 2018 – Q2 2019) median price growth of 8.3% for houses and 12.5% for vacant land. At the same time, total sales slowed for Q2 2019, by -16.3% for houses (to 67 sales) and by -45.5% for vacant land (to 12 sales). Increasing property values and less competition in Tumut creates an ideal environment for buyers to act.
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.
May 20, 2019, 6:37 a.m.
Q2 2019 Key Market Indicators – New South Wales
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.
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.
March 5, 2019, 5:10 a.m.
Tumut Property Factsheet 1st Half of 2019
The median house price in Tumut during Q4 2018 was $222,500, whilst the median vacant land price was $101,500. This represents annual (Q4 2017 – Q4 2018) price growth of -7.3% (house) and 12.8% (land). The Tumut 2nd Half 2018 Research Factsheet reported growth of 7.2% (house) and -5.2% (land) annually to Q2 2018. Comparing growth levels, houses in Tumut have become more affordable, whilst land has strengthened in value. Sellers can capitalise on vacant land value upswing, whilst buyers have an opportunity to purchase homes in a cooler market.
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.
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.
Jan. 30, 2019, 12:41 a.m.
Tumut Property Factsheet 1st Half 2017
Tumut is an investment hotbed as rental returns sit at 5.8% (houses) and 5.2% (units). Number of properties being rented have increased dramatically since 2016 while vacancy rates remain low at 1.2%. Meanwhile median rent holds steady providing attractive opportunities for astute investors.