Monthly Archives: April 2014

Land prices rocket on supply bottlenecks

From the HIA: The latest HIA-RP Data Residential Land Report provided by the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry and RP Data, Australia’s leading property information analytics provider, shows that conditions in Australia’s residential land market … Continue reading

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Housing credit growth slows

By Leith van Onselen The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) today released the private sector credit aggregates data for the month of March: A chart showing the long-run breakdown in the components is provided below: Personal credit growth (-0.1% MoM; … Continue reading

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Mirvac sells Westpac building share to Blackstone for $435m

Property developer and manager Mirvac has sold its half share of Westpac’s headquarters at 275 Kent Street to the US giant Blacktone for $435 million Source: SMH – Property via NewsLoop Mirvac sells Westpac building share to Blackstone for $435m

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Fortitude Valley ground floor 2 bed. & study soon for sale

Fortitude Valley ground floor 2 bed. & study soon for sale View On WordPress

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Article of Interest relating to Negative Gearing or the CGT exemption on the family home RT twitter @ljgrealestate

By Leith van Onselen It has been interesting watching the transformation of Shane Oliver, chief economist of AMP, over the past six years. In 2008, Oliver released a well-argued research paper arguing that Australian housing was a “bubble”, and that … Continue reading

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House prices rocket, but “no boom” says APM

House prices rocket, but “no boom” says APM House prices rocket, but “no boom” says APM http://www.newsloop.co/u/05rx5a Powered by NewsLoop View On WordPress

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House prices rocket, but “no boom” says APM

By Leith van Onselen Australian Property Monitors (APM) has released its March quarter house and unit price results (below), which recorded a 2.0% increase in house prices over the quarter at the national capital city level, and a 1.3% rise … Continue reading

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RP Data weekly Australian house price update

By Leith van Onselen In the week ended 24 April 2014, the RP Data-Rismark 5-city daily dwelling price index, which covers the five major capital city markets, fell by 0.09%. It was the first weekly fall in values in eight … Continue reading

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Who were these brave 101 Anzacs who died first at Gallipoli?

Peter Stanley sadly reminds us of the thousands of deaths of young Australians that followed at Gallipoli and beyond in the “war to end wars”. Source: The Age – Books via NewsLoop Who were these brave 101 Anzacs who died … Continue reading

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Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile ads

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s mobile advertising business accelerated in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Source: Reuters – Business via NewsLoop Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 … Continue reading

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