New South Wales stamp duty receipts eased back to $8.5 billion over the year to October.
Despite higher prices, the number of transactions had begin to dip from the prior year as the months ticked on.
Still, it's a wild and unprecedented windfall that can be used for infrastructure projects galore.
The annual total of $8.5 billion is more than double anything we've ever seen until as recently as the middle of calendar year 2013.
The New South Wales state government now has less than zero net debt for the first time ever.