Cassidy Knowlton | 13 December 2012

The 7 must-know numbers of the week, starting with the price hopes for Chateau Le Marais

The 7 must-know numbers of the week, starting with the price hopes for Chateau Le Marais

The price hopes the Fink family have for Chateau Le Marais, an imposing neo-classical five-bedroom residence built of stone masonry on its 105-hectare estate on Wallis Island. 

 


The percentage of mortgage holders surveyed by Nielsen who said their number one financial goal was to pay off their home loans, confirming the view that Australians regard owning their home outright as key for their financial future.

 


The price former Melbourne lord mayor John So paid for two double-storey Victorian terrace houses combined into a single property on William Street in West Melbourne. The combined seven-bedroom ornate Victorian terrace came with mixed-use zoning.

 


The amount by which owner-occupied housing finance commitments rose in October, according to the ABS. This was well below market expectations of 3%, with Westpac forecasting the number of loans to owner-occupiers to rise by 3.4% in the month.

 


The annual rent increase for three-bedroom houses in Perth, which was the best-performing rental market in the 12 months to September, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. 

 


The average number of days it takes to sell a property in Cooktown, Queensland's slowest-selling suburb

 


The amount by which AMP Capital chief economist Shane Oliver predicts property prices will rise in 2013. Oliver expects only modest returns for property investors compared with other asset classes.

 

 

 

 

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