Agents see fewer first-home buyers

Staff reporters
Wed, 02 Jun 2021

Real estate agents are reporting fewer first-home buyers in the market but more than half said they're still seeing fear of missing out and a net 32% are expecting house prices to rise.Economist Tony Alexander's latest survey had 289 responses and generally suggests the market has cooled. A net 17% said they were seeing fewer first-home buyers compared with about 4% saying the same a month ago."This is almost the only one of our many indicators which has deteriorated to a meaningful degree this month and suggests that, while p...

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