Week 21, 2020: COVID impact on poverty listings

Week 21, 2020: COVID impact on poverty listings

Other than the reduction in total properties listed for sale and rental vacancy rates, what else can we see by analysing listings data? I took a sample of listings from last week and compared it to the same period from last year. The analysis covered 3 areas of interest; 1) How listings may have increased in lower (or higher) price brackets by state. 2) How ‘time-owned’ may have changed between the pre & post Covid-19 market (so far). 3) Given the fact that the rental market has been impacted already (mainly vacancy rates) how has this impacted rental listing price brackets. Are we now seeing more rental properties listed in the lower price categories? The result may surprise you. Then again, maybe they wont.

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