2017-07-21_9-23-03

Melbourne CBD rises through the density rankings to become the most densely populated SA2 region in Australia

Newly released Census data highlights the rapid densification of Melbourne’s CBD where the number of residents per square kilometre has more than doubled over the past decade. The 2016 Census has revealed the most densely populated SA2 region in Australia is now Melbourne, with the 2.4 square kilometre region home to 37,754 residents, equating to […]

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20170720 Sub-regions

CoreLogic National Auction Preview, week ending 23 July 2017

Upcoming auctions Auction activity across the combined capital cities is set to remain somewhat steady this week, with 1,581 properties scheduled to go to auction, decreasing slightly when compared to last week’s 1,627 auctions and higher than the 1,329 auctions held over the same week last year. In Melbourne, week-on-week activity will remain relatively unchanged, […]

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20170717 Sydney

Auction volumes continue to trend lower through winter, with just over 1,600 properties taken to auction this week

The number of homes taken to auction across the capital cities has fallen for the 4th week in a row, with just 1,612 auctions held this week, down from 1,766 last week, although higher than this time last year when 1,391 properties went under the hammer. The combined capital city preliminary clearance rate increased to […]

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20170713 Sub-regions

CoreLogic National Auction Preview, week ending 16 July 2017

Upcoming auctions This week, CoreLogic is currently tracking 1,477 auctions across the combined capital cities, and it is expected that the number of properties scheduled to go under the hammer this week will be lower than the 1,766 auctions held last week, however higher than the 1,391 auctions held over the corresponding week last year. […]

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20170710- Sydney

Preliminary figures show 70.7 per cent of auctions were successful across the combined capital cities, while auction activity falls week-on-week

The combined capital city preliminary clearance rate increased to 70.7 per cent this week, up from 67.3 per cent last week, while auction volumes fell week-on-week. There were 1,751 properties taken to auction this week, down from 2,001 last week, although higher than this time last year, when 1,399 auctions were held and a clearance […]

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Housing affordability deteriorated further over the March 2017 quarter

With dwelling values rising at a faster pace than household incomes, housing affordability has worsened over the first quarter of 2017.  CoreLogic measures housing affordability across four measures and three of these four measures have seen affordability deteriorate over the quarter. The four affordability measures that CoreLogic calculate are: Dwelling price to household income ratio […]

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20170706 Sub-regions

CoreLogic National Auction Preview, week ending 9 July 2017

Upcoming auctions Auction activity across the combined capital cities will be slightly subdued this week, with 1,588 auctions currently being tracked by CoreLogic, down from last week’s final result of 2,001 auctions held. However, activity is expected to be higher than what was seen over the corresponding week last year (1,399). Looking at each of […]

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20170703 - sydney

Auction volumes fall below 2,000 across the capital cities returning a preliminary clearance rate of 70.3 per cent

The combined capital city preliminary clearance rate increased to 70.3 per cent this week, up from last week, when the final results saw the clearance rate fall to 66.5 per cent, the lowest clearance rate since June 2016. Auction clearance rates have been trending lower since reaching a peak at the end of February 2017 […]

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CoreLogic National Auction Preview, week ending 2 July 2017

Upcoming auctions This week, the number of auctions scheduled to take place across the combined capital cities will fall, with 1,820 auctions currently being tracked by CoreLogic, down from 2,355 last week. Although volumes are down this week, current levels are significantly higher than the same week last year, when auction volumes were quieter due […]

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Demographic data reveals that the rate of population growth accelerated in 2016

The latest demographic data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) shows that the national rate of population growth accelerated in 2016.  Australia’s population continues to increase rapidly with the majority of population growth occurring with the two most populous states.  New South Wales and Victoria combined accounted for 70.5% of national population growth over […]

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