Day: August 19, 2020

Prices Up 10%, Pending Sales Up 13%

Key takeaways for the 4-week period ending August 9:

  • Home sale prices were up 10% year over year—the largest increase in over six years—to another new all-time high of over $314,000. Prices keep climbing month over month, bucking typical seasonality.
  • 46% of homes had an accepted offer within the first two weeks on the market, the highest level since at least 2012 (as far back as our data on this measure goes). This measure is also increasing at a time of year when it usually falls.
  • Pending home sales were up 13% year over year, and have plateaued since early
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Bizarre bubble house hits market for first time

79 Elanora Way, Karalee, has been listed for sale via expression of interest.


An out of this world bubble house in Brisbane’s west has hit the market for the first time – and it may well be the weirdest and most wonderful home ever.

Its architect owner Graham Birchall took almost a decade to complete construction – a true labour of love that’s partly NASA space base and part Queensland engineering genius.

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