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New home building in Australia set to increase in 2015 before falling off

Thursday, 26 February 2015
New house building in Australia is forecast to increase for a third consecutive year in 2014/2015 with growth of 7.7%, according to the latest outlook report from the Housing Industry Association.
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Acute supply problems affecting residential building land in Australia

Friday, 20 February 2015
The residential land market in Australia is suffering for acute supply problems with prices rising and turnover falling, a new report reveals.
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Australian office market sees record breaking end to 2014

Monday, 16 February 2015
A record breaking finish to 2014 has kick started momentum in the Australian office market in 2015 with demand and deals on the rise, according to a new report.
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New home building market in Australia gets boost

Thursday, 12 February 2015
Loans to both investors and owner occupiers for house building in Australia increased at the end of 2014, pointing to ongoing strength in new home building in 2015.
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Sydney and Melbourne continue to see strong home price growth at start of year

Wednesday, 04 February 2015
The Australian housing market has started the year on a strong footing with strong gains recorded across Sydney and Melbourne, pushing capital city dwelling values 1.3% higher.
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Australian office markets see trend away from mining industries

Monday, 02 February 2015
Just over one million square metres was leased across Australia’s office markets in 2014 and the year saw a trend away from mining and its associated industries to the services sector.
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New home starts in Australia hit all-time high, latest data shows

Thursday, 22 January 2015
More new homes in Australia were started in the September quarter of 2014 than in any quarter since records began in the mid-1980s, the latest figures shows.
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New Zealand housing market saw a sales surge at end of 2014

Friday, 16 January 2015
Last year ended with a sales surge in the New Zealand residential real estate market with transactions up 24.2 in December compared with the same month in 2013.
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New home building set to remain strong in Australia, it is claimed

Tuesday, 13 January 2015
Lending figures shows that new home building activity in Australia is set to remain at a strong level, according to the Housing Industry Association, the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.
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Auckland property market sees record sales, record prices and low listings

Tuesday, 06 January 2015
December’s residential property sales in Auckland were the strongest they have been for the final month of the year for the past decade, the latest data shows.
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City property values in Australia decreased gradually during 2014, latest index shows

Friday, 02 January 2015
Residential property values in Australian capital cities increased by 0.9% in December to take the annual increase to 7.9%, the latest index data shows.
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City apartments set to remain popular buys in Australia in 2015

Wednesday, 17 December 2014
Investor appetite for city apartments in Sydney and Melbourne will remain strong in 2015, as low interest rates attract first home buyers and investors, according to a new analysis.
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Western Australia has strongest residential property market in the country

Friday, 12 December 2014
Western Australia has the strongest residential building market in the country by a healthy margin, ahead of the Northern Territory and New South Wales, new data shows.
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Home value growth rate in key Oz cities continues to moderate

Monday, 08 December 2014
Property values across Australia’s capital cities fell by 0.3% in November compared with the previous months as growth continues to slow, according to the latest index.
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Auckland property sales up 17.7% month on month and new average price record set

Thursday, 04 December 2014
The Auckland housing market was its most active for the past six months in November, with house sales numbers up 17.7% compared to the previous month.
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Home building reaches a new high in Australia

Monday, 24 November 2014
This year has seen a record number of new homes being built in Australia, according to the latest outlook report from the Housing Industry Association.
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Annual residential rents up 1.3% in Australia, but cities show differing rates

Monday, 17 November 2014
Annual rental rate for houses and apartments in Australia increased by 1.3% in the third quarter of 2014, according to the latest data to be published.
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Property price growth in Australia easing to a more sustainable level

Tuesday, 11 November 2014
Home price growth in Australia eased again during the September 2014 quarter but are up 9.1% compared to a year ago, the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show.
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Australian housing market weaker outside of larges cities, latest index suggests

Wednesday, 05 November 2014
Residential property values across Australia’s capital cities increased by 1% over the month of October, according to the latest RP Data CoreLogic index.
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Outlook for new home construction in Australia expected to be strong

Thursday, 30 October 2014
The new homes market in Australia is expected to be healthy in the coming year with land sales up, especially in regional areas.
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Australiaís office market recovers with strong growth in 3,000 square meter sector

Thursday, 23 October 2014
Strong demand for 3,000 square meter plus office space is driving healthy activity and growth across Australia’s office sector as the market looks towards 2015, according to new figures.
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New home building in Australia reaches 20 year high

Wednesday, 22 October 2014
New home building in Australia has reached a 20 year high, heralding a recovery in the industry, according to the Housing Industry Association (HIA), the voice of Australia’s residential building industry.
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September real estate market moves on from election in New Zealand

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
There has been a notable increase in activity in the New Zealand residential real estate market with buyers and sellers putting the general election behind them.
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New home sales pick up in Australia, but peak of growth has passed

Monday, 13 October 2014
Sales of new homes in Australia increased in August following a weak July but an overall downward trend in total seasonally adjusted new home sales is still apparent, the latest data shows.
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Million dollar sales push up Aucklandís average house price in September

Monday, 06 October 2014
The average price of homes sold in Auckland, New Zealand, reached a record high last month, according to the latest published figures.
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Property value growth in Australian capital cities flat in September

Friday, 03 October 2014
Residential property values across Australia’s capital cities were virtually flat over the month of September, according to the latest RP Data CoreLogic Home Value Index.
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New home lending remains steady in Australia

Thursday, 18 September 2014
New home lending activity in Australia remained healthy at the start of the new financial year, according to the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.
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Australian new home approvals at high levels, but uneven across states

Wednesday, 10 September 2014
New home approvals in Australia bounced back in July and remain at very high levels by historic standards, according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
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Australian property prices see strongest winter gains since 2007

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Residential property prices in Australian capital cities increased by 4.2% over the three months to the end of August, the strongest capital gain over the three months of winter since 2007.
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New home sales in Australia down by almost 6% last month

Friday, 29 August 2014
New residential property sales in Australia fell by 5.7% in July and are down 3.5% on a quarterly basis, according to the latest new homes index from the Housing Industry Association.
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House price growth continues to moderate in Australian capital cities

Friday, 15 August 2014
Residential property price growth in Australia has moderated with values in capital cities up just 1.7% in the second the second quarter of the year.
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