TAX STATS

TAX STATS

Yawn.  Yes, reading about tax stuff is, well…like watching paint dry.  No, much worse. So, I will keep this short and sweet.

MULTI-GEN HOUSING DEMAND

MULTI-GEN HOUSING DEMAND

I keep on reading about falling household sizes.  More and more of us, apparently, are living alone.  True, many of us might be lonely but living solo.   I wonder.

TEN THINGS BRISBANE

TEN THINGS BRISBANE

Strong lift in house sales. Attached dwelling sales now falling. House values are still rising, with attached values now falling. The median house sale value is $513,000 and the median attached dwelling sale value is $399,000

TEN THINGS MELBOURNE

TEN THINGS MELBOURNE

Sales volumes continue to rise. Both house and attached dwellings values are rising. The median house sale value is $770,000 and the median attached dwelling sale value is $564,000

TEN THINGS SYDNEY

TEN THINGS SYDNEY

Sales volumes are now falling. Both house and attached dwellings values are rising. The median house sale value is $1,134,000 and the median attached dwelling sale value is $720,000.

A BETTER LIFE + EASTER READING

A BETTER LIFE + EASTER READING

A couple of weeks back the OECD poked a stick at us.  Again.  You know the drill – high/growing debt; limited housing affordability; exposed banking sector…

NEW HOUSING SUPPLY

NEW HOUSING SUPPLY

Contrary to what most commentators say about the new housing market, almost all locales have an excess of new housing supply when compared to underlying demand.

CAPITAL GROWTH

CAPITAL GROWTH

Measurement again.  But here, I am talking about capital growth. A statistic recently caught my eye.  There is a backstory, but I won’t bore you with it.

JOBS

JOBS

Here are some key employment statistics: Our capital cities now attract 81% of Australia’s job creation growth. This was about 60% ten years ago.

A TALE OF THREE CITIES

A TALE OF THREE CITIES

A few weeks back we outlined just how unaffordable detached houses have become in our capitals.  Our aim of that Missive was to illustrate what affordable detached house prices would look like…

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