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CBA Tips Housing Growth

With as much as 16 per cent growth predicted.

By Terry Christodoulou
Tue, Feb 16, 2021Grey Clock < 1 min

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia is forecasting a surge in house prices over the next two years.

The latest figures to come from the bank indicate as much as 16 per cent for housing prices alongside a unit price growth of nine per cent.

This comes as lending rates have lifted sharply, signalling a housing market is on the “cusp of a boom”.

“The increase in new lending is now feeding into higher prices for bricks and mortar,” says CBA economist Gareth Aird.

In the Bank’s most recent economics issues report, released today, the CBA reported that the predicted boom was to come off the back of record low interest rates and a labour market that is set to rebound sharply.

This, combined with rental yields that arrived well above the borrowing rates means that property markets will, in theory, rise.

“The CBA is reporting positive momentum is building within the property market and “as the market firms, would-be buyers are more confident to purchase and this brings other buyers into the market,” adds Aird.

And although the news is positive for homeowners, it is less so for unit-owners, with a 7 per cent growth disparity between houses and apartments.


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By Robyn Willis
Fri, Aug 19, 2022 < 1 min

Treechangers seeking a home and income should take note of this west coast property in picturesque Pickering Brook in the Perth Hills, which comes with its own live-in residents.

Known as ‘the Margaret River of the Hills’ the area boasts stunning bushland while being just 30 minutes from all the amenity Perth has to offer.

With eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, this property is a home and business, operating as a thriving day spa, Hidden Valley Eco Lodges and Day Spa.

The private main residence is made of rammed earth for thermal comfort and has three bedrooms, luxurious bathroom and a large open plan living area. A private jacuzzi on the spacious entertaining deck is the perfect spot for enjoying beautiful bushland views at the end of a long day.

For day spa guests, there are four deluxe spa treatment rooms serviced by qualified staff, a reception area and lounge plus a commercial kitchen. Overnight guests can choose from five lodges with fully equipped kitchen and heated jacuzzi. As a going concern with a consistently high annual turnover, it’s a unique opportunity for the right buyer.

Set over 5.46ha, the property is also home to a very special group of residents: a small herd of alpacas, which are included in the sale.

Price guide: $6.5 million

Inspection: By expression of interest

Agent: Susanne Broido, The Agency 0499 770 237