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Is the Inner Melbourne market showing signs of a turn?

Is the Inner Melbourne market showing signs of a turn?
State of the Market – May 2017 – Opinion

State of the Market – May 2017 – Opinion

What is the market really doing? We get asked this question daily so we decided to conduct a 3-Week, 100 Auction Report challenge during the month of May. Well, there were no surprises! All three measurements showed that the Inner Melbourne market is in what we call “boom times”, but now, since 2008, increasingly what we call [...]
Our bumper pre-winter issue – so much great info!

Our bumper pre-winter issue – so much great info!

This week in James Market News: (click on contents) 1. Market Commentary 2. May 3-Week Auction Challenge – Results are in… 3. Bayside and Inner East Auction Action 4. 2017 James Half Year Summary 5. Land Prices – 2010 – 2017 6. Negotiation Corner – Narrowed Focus 7. Inside James – and Off Markets 8. Younger Homebuyers – [...]
The James 100 auction 3-week challenge results. It’s official – we all know what the Inner Melbourne Market is doing and it’s different from the newspaper headlines!

The James 100 auction 3-week challenge results. It’s official – we all know what the Inner Melbourne Market is doing and it’s different from the newspaper headlines!

From the streets, the 2nd of our 3-part series on what the Inner Melbourne market is really doing

From the streets, the 2nd of our 3-part series on what the Inner Melbourne market is really doing

What is really happening in the Inner Melbourne market? See the first of our on-the-ground reports beginning in James Market Insight today.

What is really happening in the Inner Melbourne market? See the first of our on-the-ground reports beginning in James Market Insight today.

The word from the street – what is really going on?

The word from the street – what is really going on?

Happy Mothers Day to all our Mums – the real home decision makers. This week in James Market News: Market Commentary – Three-week Challenge of 100 reported auctions Auction Action – 33 auction results Inside James – buy-then-sell service and Mal’s auction observations At 6.00pm Saturday, the overall Inner Melbourne market results were solid, if you just look at the Clearance [...]
Housing Prices to Drop 7% and the Baloney

Housing Prices to Drop 7% and the Baloney

WOW, what a week in Inner Melbourne! Last Friday we had one active negotiation and by yesterday, we had eight. This is contrary to the talk of a tanking market so in our opinion piece this week, we examine closely the “evidence” used by The Australian to support their ‘Housing prices to drop 7%’ headline. You be [...]
From May 13th to May 27th James Buyer Advocates will report on the TRUE state of the Inner Melbourne Market by covering 100 Auctions and reporting Bidder Numbers, Clearance rates, Crowd sizes and the real action or not.

From May 13th to May 27th James Buyer Advocates will report on the TRUE state of the Inner Melbourne Market by covering 100 Auctions and reporting Bidder Numbers, Clearance rates, Crowd sizes and the real action or not.

You think newly zoned land is the same – it’s not – it’s a $700,000 difference.

You think newly zoned land is the same – it’s not – it’s a $700,000 difference.

In James Market News today: Under Quoting – Only 8 more sleeps to go Todays auction action Off Markets Chris Richardson from Access Economics – Opinion Big Changes Part 2 – zoning and $700,000 difference on one block With the Easter break, very few auctions today, most of the activity is off market. We expect it be the same again next week, before we burst [...]
Welcome to Part 2 of the James Big 3 Changes Reports on the $2M+ inner Melbourne market.  What you are about to see in the Inner Melbourne market is bigger than Ben Hur. Read our Special Report on Massive Zone Changes.

Welcome to Part 2 of the James Big 3 Changes Reports on the $2M+ inner Melbourne market. What you are about to see in the Inner Melbourne market is bigger than Ben Hur. Read our Special Report on Massive Zone Changes.

3 Cheers for Daniel Andrews and Consumer Affairs Victoria!

3 Cheers for Daniel Andrews and Consumer Affairs Victoria!

Welcome to Part 1, of the James Big 3 Reports on the changes in the $2M+ inner Melbourne market. In Part 1, we discuss the first change, under quoting. Parts 2 and 3 will be published in the coming weeks. On May 1st 2017, we will hopefully be entering a new era; one that will make our [...]
3 Melbourne Property Market Changes you need to know!

3 Melbourne Property Market Changes you need to know!

  The Inner Melbourne $2m+ Market is CHANGING.   “3 Big Melbourne Property Market Changes are/could be happening in the next month.” Mal James – James Buyer Advocates   At James Buyer Advocates we are preparing a special James Big 3 Report on changes and possible changes hitting the Melbourne Property Market in the next month. What do they mean to you, the buyer? To get [...]
And finally Telstra reported that a number of selling agents were returning calls to buyers…..

And finally Telstra reported that a number of selling agents were returning calls to buyers…..

It’s James Market News Lite on this special day, today. Today it was hard to believe what we saw, all over the Inner Melbourne auction scene. It was incredible. Overseas bidders from China were not actually putting offers in on homes, without FIRB approval and a number of negative gearing buyers who owned between 10 and 20 homes, had decided to [...]
All Inner Melbourne homes that sold today were within the price range quoted by selling agents and all auctioneers were encouraging buyers to be balanced in their decision making on how much to spend.

All Inner Melbourne homes that sold today were within the price range quoted by selling agents and all auctioneers were encouraging buyers to be balanced in their decision making on how much to spend.


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