Strength in regional rental markets offset decline in capital city rents as national rental decline eases over September quarter

The decline in national rental values eased over the September quarter, down -0.2% from -0.5% over the June quarter. The improvement in the rate of decline of the broad figures can be attributed to a rise in regional market rents. Regional dwelling rental rates rose by 1.2% over the third quarter of 2020, after a […]

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CoreLogic survey suggests residential landlords have been inclined to keep rents steady during the COVID-19 pandemic

Plenty of data suggests certain rental markets have deteriorated amid the COVID-19 pandemic. CoreLogic data showed a 0.8% decline in national rent values from the end of March to the end of August, with more acute falls in the unit markets of Sydney and Melbourne, where rent values have fallen 4.2% and 4.4% respectively over […]

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Residential rents could fall 30 per cent! Really???

Melbourne’s empty rentals soar by 20 percent in one month!  Residential rents could fall 30%! The number of vacant rentals in Melbourne has skyrocketed. These are all headlines I read in the last couple of days and I can understand why they would scare the pants off many property investors. But before you get too […]

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Rents keep falling despite increasing demand

Despite house prices remaining resilient, we know our rental markets have taken a beating due to Covid-19. Realestate.com.au reports that for the first time on record the cost of renting in Australia has fallen. The results are a clear indicator of how COVID-19 has changed the dynamic of the property market. Over the June quarter […]

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