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Episode 58 | The problem with property data & knowing who to believe | Nerida Conisbee, REA Group


Suburb hotspotting, quarterly property outlook reports & what data to be wary of!

Nerida Conisbee is Chief Economist for the REA Group, which incorporates websites &, amongst others. Nerida has more than 20 years of property research experience & appears every fortnight on ABC News Breakfast, every Tuesday on Your Money, & she writes a fortnightly column for The Australian. She updates major government bodies on market conditions & here’s what she shared with us:

  • What is data & how can it affect property prices?

  • What suburbs perform best & the types of suburbs that people are most highly engaged in.

  • Top ten suburb lists & hotspotting - the dangers of data.

  • Auction clearance rates, median price & how the data can be manipulated.

  • Not all data is what it seems, there is some data to be wary of.

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Past Episodes:
Stuart Wemyss - Episode 39
Anthony Millet - Episode 31

Veronica Morgan