Archive for November, 2015

Blog – West Aussies optimistic about housing affordability


Optimism surrounding housing affordability has soared in Western Australia, according to the latest Westpac Consumer Sentiment report.

The report found that although overall consumer sentiment in WA had dampened further in September, there was a 24.1 per cent increase over August in the ‘time to buy a dwelling’ index, which lifted to 137.7 – the highest level since February this year.

REIWA Deputy President Hayden Groves … Read more »

Blog – Market softer across all sectors, a great time for buyers and renter


Houses and units
REIWA President Hayden Groves said Perth’s moderating housing market presented fantastic opportunities for buyers to secure property at a more affordable price with houses and units both posting declines to their median house price in the quarter.

“The median house price for the September quarter came in at $522,133, an adjustment of 4.2 per cent on the revised June quarter … Read more »