Three suburbs in the Australian Capital Territory have emerged as the nation’s leading housing markets, according to the latest analysis of population growth and building approvals.

In the 2014 edition of its Population & Residential Building Hotspots report, the Housing Industry Association (HIA) has identified more than 40 ‘hot spots’ around Australia – localities in which the dollar value of new dwellings approved for construction during 2012/13 amounted to at least $100 million and which saw…