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22 Apr 2015 (AFR) - Rising land costs stifling housing recovery: Housing Industry Association

(22 April 2015, AFR, p37, by Michael Bleby )

‘Land costs are rising to record levels, driven by insufficient new releases of new lots and this is crimping the housing recovery, the Housing Industry of Australia says. 47 more words

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20 Apr 2015 (AFR) - Sydney auction clearances hit new record, as demand continues to outstrip supply

(20 April 2015, AFR, p7, by Michael Bleby )

‘Low borrowing costs and pent-up demand running way ahead of what the market can supply are pushing Sydney’s house market to record levels. 35 more words

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10 Apr 2015 (AFR) - Sydney rent gears up to $530 a week in March quarter

(10 Apr 2015, AFR, p34,  by Misa Han )

‘Rental growth has picked up following the weakness at the end of last year, with the median rent for Sydney houses pushing to $530 a week. 57 more words

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23 Feb 2015 (AFR) - 'Truly extraordinary' Sydney auction market clears 87pc

(23 Feb 2015, AFR, p3, Mercedes Ruehl)

‘Sydney’s red-hot property market recorded its third week straight of a preliminary auction clearance rate above 80 per cent this weekend.Preliminary figures from RP Data showed an auction clearance rate of 87.8 per cent across 633 auction results. 25 more words

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Youth Need a Hand

Ross Gittins, economics editor for the Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, in his article entitled ‘Youth need a hand to beat generation gap’ says ‘we’ve come to expect that each generation will be better off than its parents with more income, better housing and better healthcare.’ 426 more words

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3 Feb 2015 (AFR) - Strong house price growth surprises - sets scene for RBA

(3 Feb 2015, AFR, p34, Robert Harley)

‘Surprisingly strong house price growth in January will be a factor to be considered by the Reserve Bank when it meets to decide the cash rate on Tuesday. 34 more words

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19 Dec 2014 (AFR) - $1b of houses sell in Mosman in 2014

(19 Dec 2014, AFR, p9, Luke Malpass)

‘The Sydney suburb of Mosman has broken through a billion dollars of house sales this year to be the top suburb for house sales in the country. 52 more words

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