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Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from the week 24-28 January

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The weekly round-up of the biggest news stories from across Momentum Media’s property titles from the week ending 28 January.

Welcome to The Adviser’s weekly round-up of the headline stories and news that are important not only for the mortgages sector, but also for the state of property in Australia more broadly.

To compile this list, not only do we consider the week’s most-read stories and the news that matter to you, but we curate it to include stories from our sister brands that also have an impact on the Australian property landscape.

Here are the biggest property stories of the week:

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Auction markets ramp up in 2022

The auction market has kicked off early this year, with 448 homes taken to auction across the capital cities earlier this week – more than double last year’s figures. 

New homes and renovations trend

For anyone who’s worked hard to save up a $100,000 deposit for their first or next investment property, making the decision on where to buy can feel like the decision of a lifetime.

Lender economist sceptical on 2022 cash rate rise

An economist with Bluestone has responded to predictions that the cash rate will increase in August, calling the notion “nonsensical”.

Sustainable properties high on buyers’ minds

Loan settlements rebound, and refinances hit record highs

New loan sale settlements rose in Victoria and NSW and refinancing continues to trend at historical highs in Western Australia, according to the latest data. 

The best suburbs for property growth in 2022 – part 2

Growth is currently forecast for these 15 suburbs in the year ahead.

Queensland agent aims for 15 sales in 1 weekend

One Brisbane-based agent is hoping to net some big results in only the first month of 2022, with 15 properties set to hit the block over the course of the last weekend of January.

$1bn achievement makes way for $3bn goal

One of Australia’s newest names in real estate is celebrating a massive milestone mid-pandemic.

Hot Property: The biggest property headlines from the week 24-28 January
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