Property markets in regional Australia had a blended efficiency within the quarter ended September 2016, with the Illawarra area in NSW recording double-digit progress for both homes and units in value phrases, whereas values fell in Townsville and Bunbury, in accordance with CoreLogic’s newest regional market update. The average customary variable interest rate for housing loans was 5.25% in October 2016, unchanged from the earlier month but down from 5.forty five% in a yr earlier. Revisions apply to estimates for the second and third most recent quarters of the full value of dwelling inventory (see paragraph 38 of the Explanatory Notes) and to median counts and transfers (see paragraph 44 of the Explanatory Notes).
The indices are calculated using a hedonic methodology The hedonic method to price index construction accounts for the parts contributing to a product’s worth. Adelaide additionally happens to be the most affordable capital metropolis exterior of Hobart with a median dwelling value of simply $390,000, which is sixteen per cent less than the median dwelling worth in Australia’s capital cities of $465,000.
Median lot values had been up by +4.2 per cent to above $220,000 regardless of lower volumes over a interval of more than two years for the reason that June 2014 quarter. Dwellings in Sydney (+0.5 per cent), Melbourne (+zero.2 per cent), Brisbane (-1.three per cent), Perth (-2.5 per cent), Darwin (-0.1 per cent) and Canberra (-zero.eight per cent) all skilled a marked discount in development charges within the June quarter from the three per cent per quarter tempo witnessed for the reason that beginning of 2009.