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Sydney property drops after 17-month climb but Melbourne rises

   An auction sign outside a house in Sydney, which had a 0.1% decline in real estate prices in September. Photograph: Bloomberg via Getty ImagesHousing market figures varied as Hobart and Melbourne continue record streaks while Sydney falls 0.1%Sydney’s housing market is finally showing signs of slowing, with new data revealing prices have dropped for […]

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A short-sellers guide to the Australian property market

London based research firm Variant Perception’s bold claim that Australian property is now the biggest housing bubble of all time has stirred emotions. But if talk of the “Big Short of Blacktown” has inspired you take the other side of the Australia’s crazy obsession with property, you’re probably asking how you can be the unlikely hedge fund hero. […]