INTEREST RATE OUTLOOK

INTEREST RATE OUTLOOK

Several readers asked us last week how high interest rates could rise.  Well, who knows?   And, as I replied to several folk, ‘how high’ is determined by your lived experience.  

PRE-APOCALYPTIC BLUES

PRE-APOCALYPTIC BLUES

Here’s my two bob’s worth ahead of yet another May Federal budget.  Over the past 25 years, Australians have heavily invested in housing.

RENTAL GROWTH

RENTAL GROWTH

Measurement.  Part 3 – Again, it’s important to understand what’s being measured.

WHERE NEXT FOR INTEREST RATES?

WHERE NEXT FOR INTEREST RATES?

No rate change today. Yet the yield curve suggests that we are at the bottom of the official interest rate cycle, for now, and the next move is most likely up.

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…

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