Here’s the bank economist’s forecasts for property prices in 2021

Westpac recently released an upbeat forecast for house prices in the next couple of years and just like the CBA has backtracked from it’s more pessimistic outlook and predicts house prices rebounding from mid next year. Westpac expects Brisbane house prices to surge 20 per cent over two years after the market bottoms out in […]

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Demographics and long-term inflation – an economists view

Two major long term drivers of our economy have been inflation and our population growth But what’s ahead now? The large demand shock from the Coronavirus pandemic will keep inflation low, both here in Australia and globally. At the same time immigration will be low in the short term. So how will these factors affect […]

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