March 2019

Tighter Lending Leads to Weaker Conditions


19 March 2019

Over the past three months, Hobart was the only Capital City to record a rise in values - while the remaining capital cities have recorded lower or flat values. The fact that we’re seeing weakening housing conditions across the regions where home values were previously tracking a sustainable pace and economic conditions...

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National Property Market March Update


19 March 2019

Last month’s housing market results showed an easing in the rate of decline relative to the previous two months. However, our National home value index was down a further 0.7% in February, taking the total decline in the national dwelling values to 6.8% since the market peaked in October 2017.

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Brisbane - March Market Update


19 March 2019

Brisbane housing values have held reasonably firm over the past few years. However, recently market conditions have softened a bit and the annual change in values has turned negative for the first time since 2012.

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Brisbane Market Update


12 March 2019

Brisbane is facing the biggest infrastructure spend since the 2011 flood recovery, announced in the FY19 Budget, is expected to support economic growth in the Queensland market.

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Downsizing Across Australia


12 March 2019

When looking at the thousands of interstate migrants relocating to Queensland, there is a clear preference for the beachside lifestyle, with the Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast being favoured over Brisbane.

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Future of Smart Homes in Australia


12 March 2019

A decade ago, the pinnacle of home automation was connecting Foxtel between the living room and bedroom. Now this conversation has been replaced by the conversation of smart living.

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Young Australians are Forgoing Cars to Save for Property


5 March 2019

The latest Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) survey showed the number of Aussies taking up licenses at 18-19 had declined 6% between 2011 and 2016. These figures leave just under two-thirds of 18-year-old men and women as licence holders.

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