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Australia’s Housing Boom

Melbourne's property prices have surged in the past month, pushing ahead of Sydney in the last quarter. The property market in Australia's two biggest cities are currently dominated by investors who are currently making up to 60% of buyers. What had cause this housing boom in both cities and is it a good time to buy now considering the increasing p...

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The Today Show – Hot Property

With the housing boom in Sydney and Melbourne at the moment, where else can you buy to get your foot in the property door? This time on Today Show, Bryce Holdaway was asked to provide some advice and tips on how you can join the property market and potentially get yourself a hot property. Bryce will be also be listing some of the common traps that ...

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Are Sydney and Melbourne in a Property Bubble?

If you are house hunting or hosting an open for inspection, the phrase property bubble may be on your mind. The Treasury Sector said evidence showed that Sydney was "unequivocally" experiencing a property bubble as well as Melbourne. So, what does that means for home buyers, investors and the property market?  In this series of ABC News 24, Ben Ki...

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Panel Chat on Australia’s Property Market

In this episode of Look At Property Panel Season 8, Ben Kingsley and Bryce Holdaway was interviewed by host, Des Dowling for a general chat on the Property market across Australia. They started off with the hot topic at the moment: Is Australia in a Housing Market Bubble? This topic has caught a lot of media attention lately particularly due to the...

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Australia’s Housing Market Bubble

Australia's housing market has had their best winter since 2007 according to figures released this week by RP Data. The company says prices for capital cities dwelling rose 4.2% over the three months to the end of August. The increase had been lead by housing market in Sydney and Melbourne as prompted a warning by the Reserve Bank Governor, Glenn S...

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ABC News – Is the Property Market too Hot?

The Reserve Bank has warned that Australia's property market has become unbalanced because of the surge in loans to investors. The RBA is worried about speculative buying, particularly in Melbourne and Sydney and is now talking to other regulators about stricter lending standards. On top of that, there seems to be concerns about people over leverag...

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RBA Rate Decision – August 2014

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) today kept interest rates on hold for another month and that's twelve months now since the RBA last reduced interest rates which they did by 25 basis points. So the cash rate as of today stands at 2.5 which is still at record low levels. Now what's happening in the economy at the moment is there's not a lot a ...

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8 Tips to Buy in a Hot Market

I’ve been buying property on behalf of clients since October 1998 and in that time I have experienced many hot property markets.  Having moved from Perth to Queensland in 2002 and then to Melbourne in 2006 as well as travelling around the country filming Location Location Location Australia for the last 3 years, it sometimes seemed like I was of...

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RBA Rates Decision – March 2013

The RBA decided to keep interest rates on hold at their March board meeting, as they sit on the fence waiting to see further data flowing through from the significant easing on the cash rate they did last year. Critical figures released last week show there are certain signs of a slowing in the capital expenditure in the mining sector.  Althoug...

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Are we about to experience a Property Boom?

Recently, the Australian property market had had a good run. Properties prices are growing rapidly, banks' interest rates on the other hand are dropping, home loans are increasing and even rental rates are increasing. It has been great on the property market but like always, what ever that goes up must come down. Are all these a symptom of a proper...

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