Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 11-17 August 2012

August 17, 2012


Recap #8! Aussies are paying off their debt faster than ever before. Link High dollar and euro zone troubles concern the RBA but they say: “tentative signs that housing market conditions and residential building activity may be starting to improve’. Link Handy list of what you can do to spruce up your property. Link Long term […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 4 – 10 August 2012

August 10, 2012


Recap #7! Lots and lots of news this week! Buying a property before it hits the market is a great strategy for buying in at the lower end of the market. Link Nationally, 58% of flats, units and apartments are owned by investors. Link Fall in stock levels may signal market recovery. Link RBA keep […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 28 July – 3 August 2012

August 3, 2012


Amazing how much news there was this week! Great reading for us interested in Melbourne Real Estate! 🙂 Number of people switching home loans is rising. Link We could see a ‘race to the bottom’ in property values. Link Mid year market update. Neat little article summarising capital growth and rental yield figures. Link ‘Apartment […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 21-27 July 2012

July 27, 2012


Recap #5! First home buyers warned to have a buffer against rate rises. Link Developers targeting the single household demographic as it is growing. Link Review of the weekend auction numbers and a bit of forecasting analysis. Link The fastest growing unit markets in VIC and NSW. Link Governor of the Reserve Bank saying house prices are […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 14-20 July 2012

July 20, 2012


House prices drop 5%. Great interactive map. Loving the comments in this article. Link Melbourne property listings are rising four times faster than the national average. Link Vendors seem to prefer selling via private sale rather than auction. Link Graph of median prices for houses and units for the past five years. Link via @REIVictoria Median […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 7–13 July 2012

July 13, 2012


Recap #4! “MELBOURNE’S urban fringe has been swamped with 35,000 unsold homes.” Link “Home owners facing loan repayment disaster” Good article with great discussion in comments. Link House prices flattening out, yet still out of reach. Link ANZ report boasting 5% capital growth in housing market to 2014. Link Not Melbourne related, but “The U.S. […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 30 June – 6 July 2012

July 6, 2012


Recap #3! “The clearance rate in Victoria this weekend was the same as in NSW: 59% @REINSWnews #melbRE #sydRE @RealestateVIEW” @REIVictoria There are no signs of a recovery just yet. Link Article with some fancy graphs showing house prices recovering over the past month. Funny that the article above is all about the fact there isn’t a recovery. Link Rezoning […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 23-29 June 2012

June 29, 2012


Recap number two! Not as many articles, but plenty of reading in each of these! “Australian housing is at its cheapest level since March 2003.” Link Forecast for Melbourne houses to increase three percent over the next three years. Link Graph showing capital growth and rental yield in Melbourne over the last decade. Link “…negative […]

Melbourne Real Estate Recap: 16-22 June 2012

June 22, 2012


Welcome to our very first weekly recap! These recaps are intended to give anyone that works in Real Estate in Melbourne (or has an interest in it) a quick snapshot of what has been happening in terms of news/analysis/articles and any ‘word on the street’ about our property market. Without further ado, I present Recap […]

June 5, 2012


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