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What the data is showing about the Brisbane property market in 2020

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Release Date: 03/04/2020

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As property prices rise rapidly across Australia, there is a growing chorus of voices concerned about the deterioration of affordability.

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The Brisbane market is rising, boosted by its relative affordability, a big infrastructure spend and the prospect of hosting the 2032 Olympics.

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When everywhere is having a price boom, how do you choose the ten best places to buy? Right now, it feels like you could throw a dart at a map of Australia and buy wherever it lands – and you’ll get capital growth this year. But investors should be thinking beyond the current boom and taking a longer-term view. In times when buyers are busy, homes are selling quickly and prices are rising month by month, it’s critical that investors avoid being reckless. It’s important to examine the credentials of locations and their potential to deliver sustainable long-term growth. In considering...

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New research has shown that traditional rental properties fail to fulfil any of the major wish-list items of tenants. At the same time, investor owners often get disappointing rental returns from typical houses. But a new housing concept now emerging in key market hotspots is addressing both problems. Research by the Gallery Group, which gathered feedback from 1,300 tenants who were sharing homes with others, provided surprising results. Gallery Group CEO Adam Barclay says lone-person households are the fastest-growing segment in the market so they asked members of this cohort the kind of...

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The long-awaited upsurge in the Perth market is upon us. Perth has transformed from recovery to boom in the space of a few months, with a doubling in the number of suburbs with rising markets. Our Summer 2020-21 survey of sales activity identified 59 rising suburbs across Perth, the highest in the six years we have been conducting our quarterly surveys. But our latest (Autumn 2021) survey finds that the number has doubled to 118 suburbs, a remarkable change in just three months. This uplift in buyer activity is being reinforced by other data, including very low vacancy rates, rising rents...

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The growth being displayed by markets in Melbourne and Victoria is extraordinary, given the circumstances that have impacted these places over the past 12 months. Melbourne, which has been affected by lockdowns more than any other part of Australia, was the major market which suffered the most in 2020. But it has come roaring back to life, with a recovery which has stunned many observers. According to CoreLogic figures, Melbourne house prices rose 2.6% in March and 5.6% in the March Quarter, while apartment prices increased 1.7% in March and 3% in the March Quarter. This is happening on the...

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One of the best ways to analyse and understand the nationwide real estate boom that’s currently sweeping Australia is to read Hotspotting’s bi-monthly newsletter, The Ryder Report. This is a 25-page report which covers events and topics relevant to all corners of Australia. And in this new April 2021 edition I explore some of the core issues, including the likely impact if the Reserve Bank changes its mind and decides to lift the official interest rate. There’s a lot of media speculation about whether or not the RBA will lift the cash rate – despite its repeated statements that it...

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When we consider property investing, location is usually at the forefront of people's minds. And for good reason. But is this the right starting point?

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Federal and state political leaders intend to generate an infrastructure-led economic recovery in Australia. This will turbocharge the residential property boom which is already well under way across the nation. Infrastructure spending is always a key driver of growth in residential property markets and government plans to fast-track shovel-ready projects will enhance the established trend of rising markets in many parts of Australia. The research conducted daily by the Hotspotting team places considerable emphasis on announcements of major new infrastructure developments. The best places to...

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It’s puzzled many property observers in recent years. Why has Brisbane been so quiet? But not any more. Brisbane’s time to shine has arrived. Sales activity has soared in the past six months and prices are starting to rise. This dramatic change in the Brisbane market – from dormant to dynamic – is happening for clearly identifiable reasons. All the drivers that propel property markets forward are now in alignment. Brisbane is now one of the nation’s most compelling markets. It’s becoming recognised as the place to invest and a city ripe for new activity by property...

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The Brisbane market is showing meaningful improvement and appears ready for a long overdue boom. Every statistic that matters depicts uplift in the market and prices are expected to rise in 2020. Find out which areas are predicted to perform strongly in our latest edition of the Top 5 Brisbane Hotspots report.