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The suburbs with the most property transactions revealed

Buderim and Maroochydore make the top 20 most transacted suburbs for property deals over the year ending August 2021; the highest number of annual sales since 2004, and a 42% lift on the annual number of sales over the previous 12 month period.
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Credit card debt continues to plummet in lockdown

The latest Reserve Bank figures show lockdowns and the limited ability for a large portion of Australians to spend likely contributed to a reduction in the number and value of credit card purchases in August.
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Sunshine Coast suburbs top the list of highest price rises in the past five years

House prices have doubled or risen even more over the past five years in a string of sought-after hotspots, often by the beach, new figures show.
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Who is driving up demand for Sunshine Coast and Gold Coast properties?

Domain.com.au has released an in-depth report into what is driving the increased demand in property in the Sunshine State.
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Plans filed for new Mooloolaba Hotel

Toowoomba’s Wagner family is behind plans to build a new hotel in Mooloolaba next to an eight-storey car park.
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Investor Market Returns to South-East Queensland

Properties on the market are at record lows across the Sunshine and Gold coasts, and Brisbane stock is at its lowest since 2010, according to SQM data.
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Housing turnover reaches the highest level in nearly 12 years

The highest number of annual sales since 2004 occurred across Australia over the year ending August 2021, 42% more than the previous period. Turnover was the highest in Queensland, where 6.8% of properties transacted over this period, the state’s strongest turnover level since the 12-months ending June 2008.
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Guess what the median Australian house price was in 1976?

If we haven’t personally looked back on a property that, in retrospect, we could have bought for next to nix, then we know someone who does.
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Refinancing is at a record high, but why now?

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released its lending indicators from July 2021 which revealed that refinancing reached a record-breaking high of $17.2 billion.
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Monetary Policy Decision Aug 2021

Source: Reserve Bank of Australia | Number 2021-14   At its meeting today, the Board decided to:   •  maintain the cash rate target at 10 basis points and the interest rate on Exchange Settlement balances of zero per cent   •  maintain the target of 10 basis points for the April 2024 Australian Government bondcontinue to pu...

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