5 April 2020
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Property price growth in every market segment

Prices have grown as much as 4.6% in the lower, middle and upper property brackets of the east coast capital cities.

Keen -v- Joye: who won the Property Punch Up of the Century Mk II?

On my TV show last week, Professor Steve Keen and the AFR’s Chris Joye exchanged blows on the prospect of a 40% fall in house prices. More than 15,000 viewers watched the stoush. Here’s my judgement on who won.

Perfect storm for growth brewing

Another 0.25% drop in interest rates, rising buyer demand and a reduction in homes for sale is propelling a perfect storm for new growth in property prices, particularly in Sydney and Melbourne.

Where are property prices growing the most?

Take a look at the top 10 growth suburbs in the East Coast capitals, plus the standout suburbs in regional areas.

Australians are moving house less often

Why are Australian home owners staying put for longer than ever before?

Where returning investors should buy their next property

Here are the property hotspots along the east coast that are set to benefit from new infrastructure projects.

Why fear is leaving the property market this Spring

John McGrath looks back at what history tells us about property market recoveries.

A buoyant Spring property season ahead

How Bill Shorten's election loss, back-to-back interest rate cuts and an easing in lending restrictions have led to the first green shoots of a property market recovery.

House prices boom again. We now need stimulation, not rate cuts.

Rate cuts now are dangerous so maybe we need some Churchillian inspiration and stimulation: "Never give in, never give in, never, never, never, never... Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts."

The best time for first home buyers

I'm feeling very optimistic for first home buyers this Spring. Up and down the East Coast – in capital cities and plenty of regional towns, there are exceptional opportunities for young buyers on a budget.

Not not, not responsible

Recently there have been positive changes in the property market but the issue we still face is responsible lending criteria, which isn't helping those who are ready and willing to buy.

Chris Joye sees a 30-40% fall in house prices but -

Just how scared should we be about this stock market sell off, the threat of an inverted yield curve in the bond market, a related recession and house price collapse?

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