Posts Tagged ‘Residential’

Sydney residential auction clearance rate disparity

In the first quarter of 2016, the Sydney residential market has recovered from the low auction clearance results that occurred in the latter quarter of 2015; the lowest auction clearance rate recorded in early December 2015 was 57.5% and has now risen to 71% at the end of March 2016. However, the sign of recovery […]

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Auction rates & clearance rates throughout 2015

The Sydney residential market has once again made headlines, this time in regards to the falling auction clearance rates. In response to the reduction in rates, we’ve seen many news articles speculating the possibility of a bursting property bubble and a moderate growth outlook for 2016. The auction clearance rate is a number that describes […]

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Looking Behind the Headline Figure

Whilst there are a number of houses in Sydney selling for over $1million, and is considered one of the most expensive market to purchase a house in Australia, the headlined median price of $930,000 does not necessarily apply to the overall Sydney market. The headline median price reflected the average price of houses that was […]

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Unlocking development potential above shopping centres

Recent decisions by large organisations, Federation Centres and GPT Group, reflect the suggestion that plans to develop air rights and extend retail shopping centres to include residential developments and hotels are becoming increasingly popular.  Presenting as a viable opportunity to combine entertainment facilities, food courts, hotels and residential apartments; the expansions appeals to visitors and […]

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Good news for developers and builders as the NSW Government announces new approval pathways for residential properties

The NSW Government announced a considerable reduction in the minimum size for housing lots in Sydney’s outer growth suburbs, effective immediately. The standard minimum lot size of 250 square metres will still apply, and where close to transport and town centres lot sizes may be further reduced to 125 square metres (SMH). The Sydney Morning […]

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