Auction report card: Sydney's clearance rate rises to 60 per cent in June
Growing buyer confidence and cuts to mortgage rates are supporting activity in the auction market.
Auction report card: Melbourne's clearance rate rises to 62 per cent in June
Melbourne's clearance rate rises to 62 per cent in June, the highest monthly clearance rate for 16 months.
Interest rates cut to historic low as Reserve Bank pushes to stimulate economy
The key reason is the RBA's aim for a lower unemployment rate than previously targeted. Lower rates are needed to stimulate the economy, create more jobs, and increase inflation.
Domain’s Property Price Forecasts – June 2019
Australia’s capital cities are expected to see property price falls end later this year and then see modest price growth in 2020.
Australia’s debt dilemma – a concern or a crisis?
High household debt represents a risk to Australia’s economy. But while the headline debt-to-income ratio is at a record level, a number of factors mean Australia's debt problem is not a serious as it sounds.
Domain Rental Vacancy Rate May 2019: Tide turning in Brisbane and Perth
Vacant rentals declined in May, with most capital cities seeing lower vacancy rates, or no change in vacancy rates over the month. Outside of the monthly movement, Perth and Brisbane are markets showing fairly consistent declines over the last two years.
Reserve Bank makes history – here’s what it actually means
The Reserve Bank has cut interest rates to a new record – here’s what it means for the property market and broader economy
Auction report card: Sydney's clearance rate rises to 56 per cent in May
The city's clearance rate is trending up as buyer confidence slowly returns.
Auction report card: Melbourne's clearance rate rises to 56 per cent in May
Melbourne's clearance rate rises to 56 per cent in May, the highest monthly clearance rate for 12 months.
Early signs of a boost to property market confidence
Big economic and political changes in the past few weeks have contributed to early signs of a turnaround Australia's property markets.