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Discussion in 'Property Market Economics' started by Graeme, 26th Sep, 2015.

  1. Graeme

    Graeme Well-Known Member

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    There's a piece over at the Guardian giving figures of how the property market has been driven upwards by investors in Sydney in the last year or two. It's a data-driven article, so lots of graphs for you to look at.

    Investors have reignited the fire under Sydney and Melbourne house prices

    There are also a couple of similar articles on income and wealth distribution.

    Australia's rich are getting richer. Everyone else is stagnating
    The rich are getting richer – and their wealth is safe as houses

    One thing that struck me is that the median before-tax household income is around $81K. The Housing Affordability thread on Bassanesse's article pegged it at $117K after tax. That makes affordability look much worse.
     
  2. MGF

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    It's quite interesting that the facts of investor loans and their percentage of the market can be laid out clearly and yet people will still claim prices are rising for any other reason in the world. It can't be credit expansion and speculation, no way, not possible.
     
  3. See Change

    See Change Timing Lord Premium Member

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    Obviously not .

    I mean this is the first time we've had a property boom , isn't it ......

    Cliff