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Red23 invests in local, regional and national research. Our research team is focused on delivering real time market intelligence to our clients. We are not a consultancy, rather an exclusive service to our partners.
Red23 offers both economic analysis and growth area expertise - fundamentals to a competitive project strategy. We also provide our developer partners with tailored market research and monthly competitor dashboards to help monitor the competitive landscape.
Red23 Research Hub | Nov.’19
- Dwellings approved in Australia fell by 0.8% in September.
- New homes in growth areas have fallen in all areas except Cardinia and Greater Geelong.
- Job growth remains strong, particularly in household services and healthcare.
- Non-residential construction continues its boom period.. but only for another 12 months.
- Lot prices in Greater Geelong is just under $40,000 more affordable than the growth area median price.
- Greater Melbourne’s median lot price is down 5.8% (-$18,800) to $325,000 from a year ago.
Red23 Research Hub | Oct.’19
- Consumer Sentiment falling 5.4% to 92.8 in October from 98.2 in September.
- The war on bank lending continues.. good news for high quality borrowers.
- House prices have risen by 1.9% to $729,052 in Melbourne and Units up 1.4% to $546,203.
- Another rate cut was on the cards at November’s meeting... to support sustainable growth in the economy... however now not likely.
- Cardinia now the most expensive growth area with a median price of $349,000.
- Gr. Geelong had a YOY price uplift of 0.7% and a MOM change of 0.94% or $2,750.
Red23 Research Hub | Sept.’19
- Melbourne returned a final auction clearance rate above 70 per cent for the sixth consecutive week last week, while Sydney held above 70 per cent for the ninth consecutive week.
- The Melbourne median dwelling price rose to $626,703, up 1.4% in the 30 days to August.
- Gr. Geelong continues to be the biggest winner with and year on year land price increase of 15.06%, a 30 day increase of 1.83%.
- Casey now the most expensive growth area with a median price of $351,000, surpassing Hume ($342,000).
- Growth area land prices stabilised in July, with no change in price at $333,000, followed by a fall in August, now sitting at $330,000.
Red23 Research Hub | Aug.’19
- Melbourne growth area median land price has remained stable at $333,000.
- 158 land projects within the growth areas alone, above the long term average of 137 projects.
- Dwelling approvals for new homes in growth areas have fallen in all areas except Melton, Gr. Geelong and Wyndham.
- Established home listings down 29.3% and clearance rates above 80%.
- The market has reached the bottom and the 2020 financial year will be stronger.
Red23 Research Hub | Jul.’19
- Positivity in the market has been witnessed... but still early days.
- Extra stimulus will need to be considered; interest rates are predicted to fall again.
- Greater Geelong’s month-on-month median land price increased back up to $290,000.
- June delivered a further $2,000 decline in the median land price. Will the median land price fall below $300,000?
- Median price of new stock introduced this month was $315,000; $16,000 less than the median land price of available stock.
Red23 Research Hub | Jun.’19
- After 90 days of stability, May delivered a $2,000 decline: a median price of $335,000 - it’s largest fall in 2019.
- Close to 500 new lots were released over the last 30 days, a new stock median of $317,000.
- On a suburb basis, Point Cook outperformed all other suburbs with median price growth of just over 8 per cent.
- Project sales rates remain soft, albeit increasing slightly over the last 30 days, to a median of around 2.5 per project: the second strongest monthly rate in 2019.
- Following on, Hume outshone all municipalities this month at a median project sales rate of around 5 per project (double Cardinia, ranked second).