PHOTO: US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP.

HE doesn’t even live here and has no property developments here, but Donald Trump has been named one of the top 10 movers and shakers in the Australian housing market.

The US president comes in at number 6 on a list put together by independent property researcher SQM Research, identifying the top individuals they believe have moved housing prices in 2018 — and may move them again in 2019 — with just the stroke of a pen or a spoken word.

One thing they have in common is that they are all trying to make their mark, or make money, from one of the most talked about assets — property.