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Economy

Australia’s Gold Export Boom

#Gold #Australia #HeiseSays Gold is driving our recent export boom. References Exports balloon to record high as trade surplus bounces back https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-07/exports-balloon-to-record-high-as-trade-surplus-bounces-back/11681754?section=business https://tradingeconomics.com/australia/currency https://oec.world/en/profile/country/aus https://oec.world/en/profile/hs92/7108 http://www.australianminesatlas.gov.au/mapping/downloads.html#openkmz

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AUSPol Economy

Centrelink’s Childcare RoboDebt

#Centrelink #Australia #HeiseSays Childcare subsidies are turning into the next RoboDebt. References Childcare subsidy debt frustrates parents who say data was wiped from Centrelink accounts https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-04/centrelink-glitch-wipes-data-parents-get-child-care-subsidy-debt/11654408?fbclid=IwAR1_a8lFzTVQxIuQCOR_lKsDv6LmaiC_0IRVtnbHrEE1zem3CvAeukCzzHU

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Real Estate

First Home Buyer FOMO

#Property #Australia #HeiseSays Is Fear of Missing Out “FOMO” the basis of Australia’s recent housing growth? References First home buyers could be forced out as housing markets enjoy uptick, banks may loosen lending https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-11-04/auction-clearance-uptick-could-spell-disaster-for-economy/11667888?section=business

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Economy

Australia’s False Housing Boom

#Property #Australia #HeiseSays Is the media pushing a false housing boom in Australia? References https://www.theaustralian.com.au/business/wealth/reality-check-for-housing-rebound/news-story/229a23e65af31c92cf5854b6aa2ba728

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Economy Property Real Estate

Melbourne’s 25% Property Crash

#RealEstate #Property #HeiseSays Sales have dropped by over 25% in Melbourne’s outer suburbs. Are we in the middle of a two-speed housing “boom”? References https://www.theage.com.au/politics/victoria/outer-suburbs-lead-melbourne-property-sales-freefall-20191030-p535vz.html?fbclid=IwAR3SGPM0_qb3DYwiR4M3X_KmawhlQcT6F_8HNNGgnZ2O_ApfP5ZJUzeQrDQ

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Economy

Gold Coast’s Population Boom

#PopulationGrowth #GoldCoast #HeiseSays Gold Coast’s population is expected to grow by 350,000. The only concern seems to be with the loss of character for the Gold Coast with no mention of employment or infrastructure issues? References Gold Coast has ‘lost its mojo’ as development and population boom throws character into question https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-10-18/gold-coast-lost-mojo-development-throws-character-into-question/11594642

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Economy

Australia’s Export Boom

#Export #IronOre #Australia Australia’s export boom may be over and with the budget surplus. It’s concerning that our nation is so dependant on one resource. References The export boom may have peaked as key commodities roll over https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-05/iron-ore-on-the-slide-as-export-boom-may-have-peaked/11481614?section=business

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Property Real Estate

Sydney and Melbourne Property Booms

#RealEstate #Property #Boom Property in Sydney and Melbourne has gone up. The return of the boom driven by declining confidence in apartments perhaps? https://youtu.be/lATEJtbUhns References House price surge in Sydney and Melbourne drags national index higherhttps://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-09-02/house-prices-surge-in-sydney-and-melbourne/11469744

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Property

Auction Clearance Rates – 24th August 2019

#Investing #Property #AuctionClearanceRates Let’s look at the Auction Clearance Rates for the 24th of August 2019. References Auction Results & Recent Sales https://www.realestate.com.au/auction-results/?rsf=edm:salesresults

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Political Commentary

Australia’s House Market Booms

#Housing #Australia #RealEstate Claims are being made that a small turn around in the Australian Housing market signals an end to the downturn and a return to booms times. I would argue for a more cautious approach. References Australia’s Housing Market Is Suddenly Heating Up Againhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-07/all-of-a-sudden-australia-s-housing-market-is-heating-up-again?srnd=premium-asia