According to SQM Research, July had the largest monthly increase in residential listings nationally, since 2010, with the number of properties for sale hitting 348,903. This is up 4.2%, when compared to July 2014 and an increase of 3.8% from June 2015.

The main markets we service; Botany, Beaconsfield, Alexandria, Mascot, Zetland, Pagewood, Rosebery, Eastlakes & Waterloo have all experienced an increase in the number of listings.

Our view is that stock will continue to rise in our area this year. BIS Shrapnel have released their Inner Sydney Apartments Market brief for July 2015, highlighting a number of key findings including:

The market has experienced a rise in demand for off-the-plan apartments in recent years, which has resulted in new supply reaching its highest annual total in 15 years of 3,350 apartments in 2014/15;

Within the ISA area precincts, during the three years to 2017/18, the South Dowling precinct will be the main source of new apartments, accounting for 49% of total new apartment supply, followed by the North Sydney precinct with a 23% share.