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Tim Lawless

Tim is the founder and Research Director of CoreLogic’s Asia–Pacific research division (formerly RP Data). In this capacity, he manages a team of specialists across Australia and New Zealand, bringing more than 15 years’ experience across property markets to the role.

Recognised as a leading authority on residential property, Tim regularly provides expert commentary on real estate market conditions, demographic trends and economic factors.

Tim enjoys sharing his knowledge with diverse audiences: from first-time home buyers right up to the Reserve Bank of Australia. He regularly appears on national television news and lifestyle programs including Channel 7’s Sunrise, and he’s often quoted in the country’s top business publications such as the Australian Financial Review, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Australian.

As one of Australia’s most popular property market analysts and commentators, Tim’s expertise is frequently sought by government bodies and regulators, as well as national and international corporate entities across the property, banking and financial sectors.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Business from the Queensland University of Technology, specialising in information management.


Recent articles by Tim Lawless

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Research News

Higher costs for essentials & debt a ‘double whammy’ for households

As universally expected, the RBA made the decision to raise the cash rate at their June meeting, however the 50 basis po

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Research News

CoreLogic Home Value Index records first national fall since September 2020, as declines accelerate across Sydney and Melbourne in May

Housing markets lost more steam in May as a combination of higher interest rates, rising inventory levels and lower sent