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October 2020
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Welcome to this month’s Smartline Report. In this issue, we look at:

  • why consumer confidence in Australia is soaring
  • how this year’s Budget will help business owners get back on track
  • which regional areas are on the radar for property buyers leaving the big cities
  • why demand for houses remains strong in most areas and the challenges the market could face in the years to come

Latest articles

Australians are as confident as ever

It appears we are feeling a bit more like our old selves. Consumer confidence has surged over the past two months, reaching the same level as in July 2018 – well before COVID-19 was…

Budget 2020: Help for Business Owners

The federal government announced a number of measures in its Budget that should help Australian businesses find their feet again. Here’s an outline…

Big cities snubbed in favour of regions in a post-COVID world

The recently-released Big Movers Report shows that Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide have all steadily been losing more people than…

Market updates

New homes: What a slowdown means for the property market

Monthly video

October housing outlook

Cameron Kusher, Executive Manager – Economic Research at REA Group, presents Smartline’s latest national housing and economic data. Find out more »

Property report by region

The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia. Find your market »

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