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Where Boom Conditions are Emerging
Over the last 40 years, state capitals have outperformed regional markets. However, whenever I look at a long-term growth chart like this, comparing two markets, I almost always see pinch-points. The longer the time-frame, the more frequent are these pinch-points. Quite often one market will take the lead and the...
Which is better state capital or region
Over the last 40 years, state capitals have outperformed regional markets. However, whenever I look at a long-term growth chart like this, comparing two markets, I almost always see pinch-points. The longer the time-frame, the more frequent are these pinch-points. Quite often one market will take the lead and the...
Stacks of Stock - A look at stock on market (supply) from around the country
This month I investigate where one of the enemies of property investors is gathering. Yes, we have enemies. Supply is the big one since it thwarts capital growth. We need to identify currently over-supplied markets and avoid them. But we also need to recognise areas with potential...
Where are the Hot Suburbs?
NSW has the largest number of top growth markets in the country. Sydney alone has 53 of the top 250. But the Canberra – Queanbeyan area has the highest concentration of hot suburbs with 51. The prior diagram shows the split up of the top 250 into each area. The top right of the chart shows the area with the most...
End of Days
It doesn’t look like the property market is going to be sucked into a black hole. In fact, there are signs of a spending spree ahead. In particular, selling times are falling. At SRP, when a property is first listed for sale, we make a note of the date. Later, when it sells, we measure how long it took. This is the “Days on Market” or DOM...
Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane Hotspot Clusters
In this month’s #InDataWeTrust newsletter, we wanted to explore the diversity of capital growth potential in our 3 biggest cities (Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane), highlighting how important it is to choose the right suburb, even if you’ve picked the right city. Sydney Heat Map. In this month’s #InDataWeTrust newsletter, we...