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Auction activity rises – but are clearance rates following suit?

It’s been the busiest week for auctions since the Easter long weekend, with 2,847 homes going under the hammer representing a sharp increase in activity.  While auction activity was up 38.3 per cent from the previous week, the increased activity has failed to deliver an increase in results, with preliminary clearance rates falling for the […]

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What makes Australia’s most affordable regional markets?
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What makes Australia’s most affordable regional markets?

Affordability has become a key issue in the Australian property market as housing and unit prices continue to record consistent growth. Both metropolitan Australia, particularly Sydney and Melbourne, and regional Australia have experienced considerable growth over the past two years, leaving many Australians searching for affordable alternatives. PRD’s chief economist Dr Diaswati Madiarsmo joined SPI editor Grace Ormsby on a recent episode […]