Australia’s vacancy rate drops to 0.8% in October

Australian renters continue to draw the short straw as vacancy rates fell further in October. 

Australia’s rental market sees median rents increase 14.6% over the year

At the end of September 2023, the national median weekly advertised rent on was $550, according to a PropTrack report.

Australian property market forecast to see continued price rises until the end of 2023

Home prices expected to rise by 2% to 5%, nationally, by December this year.

Rental supply remains tight in the capital cities, but is improving in regional Australia

The vacancy rate has eased slightly in the past three months, but it hasn’t been enough to stop rents rising across the country.

Top ten Australian suburbs that have doubled in price in under two years

Despite current conditions, some suburbs have doubled their median property price in as little as 16 months

WA’s property market shows resilience as demand remains strong

The state continues to buck negative trends seen elsewhere in the country

Rental markets remain tight, but there are signs of pressure easing

Enquiries on rental properties are starting to decline across the country, which could be a welcome relief for renters.

Available cheap rentals hits new lows

The number of rentals below $400 per week is very scarce, with the pressure unlikely to lift any time soon

RBA hikes rates by 25 basis points, signals more to come

The first rate hike of 2023 means the official cash rate is now 3.35 per cent

New listings on the rise in Sydney

Nationally, however, tells a different story

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