Forget trying to read the economic entrails, let alone the RBA’s warbling when it comes to interest rates. A good way to anticipate the likely direction of interest rates is the yield curve.
A long table this Missive post outlining the top 25 urban areas across the country with regards to economic size.
Much has been written of late about Australia’s rate of population growth. Some say high migration is needed, others it is a Ponzi scheme.
In previous Missive posts this week we found out that the recovery and upswing phases of the housing cycle take between 2 and 3 years to play out, whilst the downturn and stagnation phases take much longer, typically between 4 and 5 years to run their course.
Here’s our take on what’s going on with the Brisbane apartment market. Here we are talking about the City of Brisbane (LGA) which extends in a 20km radius from the Brisbane GPO.
Here’s our take on what’s going on with the Gold Coast housing market.
Birth numbers in Australia are at all-time highs and in 2016 (just released figures) there were more than 311,000 births registered in Australia – a new record.
Another property buzz word this year will also be interstate migration.
One of the many buzz-words this year will be jobs. And rightly so, because having a job and in particular a full time one, is a must when it comes to buying a dwelling and how well the housing market performs is increasingly dependent on local employment trends.
Digital disruption is the business and social topic of the year, if not the past decade. It has upended thousands of businesses and careers and its impact will continue.