Category: First Time Buyers

New listings key to market performance

29th March 2023
The Australian housing market is showing signs of resilience despite a challenging period. The momentum in the downturn has been easing since September 2022, with value falls virtually flatlining in February. In fact, Sydney recorded its first month-on-month rise in... (read on)

February Defies Odds

28th February 2023
February delivered a month of surprising property results despite borrowers absorbing the ninth cash rate increase. The RBA took a strong stance against inflation, stating that they won't hesitate to lift rates higher and for longer. This led to predictions... (read on)

Opening 2023 | RBA Continues to Raise Interest Rates

8th February 2023
The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has continued its fastest and largest rate hiking cycle, lifting the cash rate by 25 basis points to 3.35% at their February board meeting. The cash rate has risen 325 basis points since moving... (read on)

Australian Inflation and Its Impact on the Housing Market

31st January 2023
The latest ABS figures show that Australian inflation is on the rise, with quarterly headline inflation reaching 1.9% in December, an increase from 1.8% in the September quarter. This is close to the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) forecast of... (read on)