Archive | September, 2009

Median dwelling values and growth rates

Record August growth in home values despite first home buyer demand winding back…

National property values jumped by almost 2 per cent in August in the largest monthly movement since the RP Data-Rismark Home Value Indices began in January 2005 Using the (ASX: RPX) property database, which is Australia’s largest and includes over 170,000 sales during the first eight months of 2009, Australia’s housing recovery solidified during […]

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Population growth is booming but housing starts remain at historic lows

According to the ABS, Australia’s population growth has hit the record books (again) with a net increase of 439,000 new residents over the year to March 2009. To provide some perspective, in raw numbers Australia’s population growth has never been this high.  In percentage terms, population growth hasn’t been this high since the baby boom. […]

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RP Data – Rismark Home Value Index Release

Yep – Things are getting better

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