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Sydney Apartment Development On The Rise

Town house and apartment approvals have jumped in Sydney, according to a report published by Macroplan Dimasi in the Australian Financial Review analysing council approvals for the 10 month period from July 2014. 217 more words


Foreign Buyers of Residential Housing and Apartments Moving To Melbourne From Sydney

The impact of foreign buyers on the housing market has receded from its peak at the beginning of the year, but is still significant.

For Propell I have published two reports looking at the impact of foreign investment on the market. 271 more words


The Secret House

I’m still looking at houses all the time, even as we approach the tenth anniversary, on August 5, of moving into this house. Clearly, I don’t really want to move. 844 more words


Melbourne House Prices To Fall Say Academics. Yeh Sure!

Melbourne prices to fall 9% in the year ahead according to an article in Sydney Morning Herald today. Should we be alarmed? I’d say not. 211 more words

Economist Forecasts

Housing Finance Demand Is Down

In figures released by the ABS today, the number of home loans for owner occupiers fell by a sizeable 6.1% in May, which was the largest monthly fall in five years, although it is expected to rebound when the June figures are released. 209 more words


Welcome to another edition of Bargain Mansion Shopping with Holly!

If you’ve been following this blog very long, you know I love houses. From old, Victorian mansions to modern, minimal homes, I’m obsessed. So now and then and go pretend-shopping. 103 more words


Are foreign purchasers pushing up Sydney prestige property prices?

With increased interest in prestige property in Sydney from foreign buyers, the question gets asked, are they clever buyers that have spotted a good opportunity, or have they been pushing up prices? 308 more words