CoreLogic’s March dwelling value results recorded a whopping 3.7% monthly rise in Sydney home values, which was the strongest monthly result since August 1988:
As of yesterday (i.e. 6 April 2021), Sydney’s quarterly dwelling value growth was tracking at an insane 7.1%, which is the strongest quarterly growth since October 1988:
Thus, the last time Sydney’s property market was this strong was in Australia’s bicentenary year, when Kylie Minogue’s debut hit Loco-Motion was topping the global charts.
The strength of Sydney’s property market is reflected in the city’s auction clearance rate, which has remained above 80% for eight consecutive weeks:
New mortgage finance commitments are also running hot, reflecting the strong demand for Sydney property:
We’ll know that prices are about to slow when Sydney’s auction clearance rate and mortgage growth starts to turn down.