DOWNTURN NEARING ITS END: Citi expects Australian home prices will be rising by the end of next year

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Due to a credit squeeze, the economy had gone into a brief recession in 1961 Australia was facing a rising level of inflation in 1973, caused partially by the oil crisis happening in that same year, which brought inflation at a 13% increase. Economic recession hit by the middle of the year 1974, with no change in policy enacted by the.

Citi Research has gone one better, forecasting prices will be higher in annualised terms by the end of next year. It’s forecast upgrade is underpinned by three factors: RBA rate cuts, a greater borrowing capacity among home buyers and increased first-home buyer demand. Australian home prices have being falling since September 2017, losing a cumulative 7.9% in the process.

Outlook for the Australian dollar. Citi reiterates its long term forecast for the AUD/USD of 72US cents, we asked Investment Strategist, Simson Sanaphay, for this take on the "Aussie" in the second half of 2017.

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 · As of the end of February 2019, however, interest rates are down slightly to 4.35 percent, according to the mortgage loan company. While it’s reasonable to expect mortgage rates to continue to climb gradually throughout the next year, they’ll remain much lower than the.

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HOUSE prices could fall by as much as seven per cent over the next two years in a "partial correction" as supply catches up to demand and regulators stem the flow of household debt, Citi has.

The residential property market has bottomed (and how to play it) And here is a play-by-play of how the housing market crash has gone. "We all think next year is going to be a tough year for real estate sales," said. hopes of buying low at the bottom of the market in a not-too-distant future.

The central bank said it still expects the Australian economy to grow by around 3 percent this year, reflected by rising business investment, The economist expects the RBA to rethink its optimistic outlook and cut rates before the end of the year when the outlook softens.