Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Brisbane improves in August?

Brisbane median sales prices increased in August, but are still down looking back one year.

From RP Data:

According to Mr Lawless, the most significant turnaround in market conditions can be found in Brisbane where the monthly rate of growth jumped to 1.5 per cent.

“Brisbane’s housing market has been underperforming since the onset of the GFC with home values still almost 10 per cent lower than their previous peak which was back in November 2009. The strong result for August was evident across both the detached housing and the unit markets and may potentially mark a positive turning point for Brisbane’s housing market.”

Brisbane apartment prices (to 31 August 2013):
August 2013 - up 1.2%
Quarter - down 0.6%
Year on Year - down 1.2%
Year to Date - up 0.5%
Median price based on settled sales of Brisbane apartments over the quarter - $369,250.

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