CoreLogic weekly house price update: Booming

In the week ended 21 November 2019, the CoreLogic 5-city daily dwelling price index, which covers the five major capital city markets, surged another 0.48%:

The rise in values was broad-based, but again driven by Sydney followed by Melbourne:

Quarterly dwelling values continue to rise strongly, driven by Sydney and Melbourne, where prices are rocketing:

The rebound across Sydney and Melbourne has shrunk annual losses, although Perth continues to crash:

The next chart plots month-end price growth across the major capitals (to end-October), which shows strong rebounds across Sydney and Melbourne, which have driven an increase at the 5-city level:

Finally, dwelling values have fallen by 6.6% since their most recent peak, led by Sydney (-8.6%), Melbourne (-4.6%) and Perth (-21.6%):

Thus, the bounce continues, as reflected in strong auction clearance rates across Sydney and Melbourne (albeit on soft volumes):

Leith van Onselen

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