POPULATION GROWTH

POPULATION GROWTH

Here are some key population statistics: Our capital cities now attract 82% of Australia’s population growth. This was under 75% ten years ago.

WALK SCORE

WALK SCORE

Walk Score measures the number of typical consumer destinations within walking distance of a dwelling, with scores ranging from 0 (car dependant) to 100 (most walkable).

VACANCY RATE

VACANCY RATE

Measurement. It’s important to understand what is being measured.  It is also important to understand where the results are coming from.

DWELLING PRICES

DWELLING PRICES

Not much to say today – the charts and tables speak for themselves. Sydney and Melbourne dominate, with Hobart having a bit of a dash, but from a low base.

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

So, we seem to want Australia’s housing to be more affordable.  Really? Well, there is only one way that this can be achieved.  The price has to drop – and in some places, sharpish.

TEN THINGS – IPSWICH

TEN THINGS – IPSWICH

Over 5,000 house sales are expected during 2017 – twice the volume five years ago. The number of properties listed for sale continues to decline.

NEW DWELLINGS NOT STARTED

NEW DWELLINGS NOT STARTED

Today, our chart shows the number of dwellings approved, but not yet started.  It is one of those property charts where, if the lines go down, it is a good thing.

SHAPING SEQ?

SHAPING SEQ?

The boring stuff first. The Queensland Government released ShapingSEQ – the draft South East Queensland Regional Plan – for public consultation late last year.

PROPERTY CLOCK – DETACHED HOUSES

PROPERTY CLOCK – DETACHED HOUSES

They say it helps if you can tell the time.  So, because we like to be helpful, here is what time it is when it comes to Detached Houses.

WHERE NEXT FOR HOUSE PRICES – PART 2

WHERE NEXT FOR HOUSE PRICES – PART 2

As we noted yesterday, over the short-term at least, things are looking okay for the housing market in Australia.

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