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Dec 24, 2021

2022 promises to be the most fascinating year in real estate in a long, long time.

2021 was a relatively straightforward time in terms of what was happening in residential property – in simple terms, prices were rising pretty much everywhere.

Indeed, most locations across Australia recorded double-digit growth in...


Dec 10, 2021

The best way to chart what’s happening with individual property markets around Australia is to look at the sales activity.

Sales volumes data is a forward indicator of what might happen with prices. If sales activity is rising, then prices will usually follow this trend, but with a time lag.

If sales activity is...


Dec 10, 2021

With markets rising – fast – in most markets across Australia, it feels like you could buy anywhere and achieve capital growth.

And that may be true – in the short term.

But sensible investors will be thinking beyond the current frenzy in markets nationwide.

They will be taking a long-term view.

And that means...


Dec 10, 2021

In media discussions about the many strong property markets across Australia, one city that often tends to be overlooked is Perth.

Perth, in fact, is one of the most buoyant markets in capital city Australia, particularly in terms of the strength of sales activity.

Our latest quarterly survey of sales volumes shows that...


Dec 10, 2021

The year just ending has been one of the most remarkable ever in Australian real estate.
It has produced outcomes which defied the doomsayers, with price growth that exceeded everyone's expectations.

And now our thoughts turn to 2022: what can we expect of the year ahead?
Will property prices continue to rise? And, if...