Property Forecast: Boom Or Bust?

Economist Philip Soos has been known for his Speculation Index – a property market indicator that forecasts housing performance in the country as early as the 1900’s. Based on his index, is the property trending towards a Boom or Bust?
The last 2 years have provided us with substantial data on property prices trends, with values […]

By |January 6th, 2015|Housing, Property Investment|0 Comments

The Future Needs 186,000 Houses A Year: HIA

The Housing Industry Australia has recently released a report addressing the future housing needs of the nation and to ensure that we have enough houses to accommodate our growing population.
In the report, the HIA believes that 186,000 dwellings will have to be built to satisfy the demand for housing. This comprises 152,000 homes for new […]

By |October 15th, 2014|Housing, Property Investment|Comments Off on The Future Needs 186,000 Houses A Year: HIA

Do We Have Enough Housing Supply For The Growing Population?

Housing affordability has been under fire for some time as property values continue to rise, but the Reserve Bank has pointed out housing supply and existing government policies as the major challenge in residential property ownership, as low number of properties go on sale despite increasing building approval numbers and high auction clearance rates.
Dwelling approvals […]

By |October 9th, 2014|Housing, Property Investment|Comments Off on Do We Have Enough Housing Supply For The Growing Population?