Analysts had warned that the banking royal commission could make it harder for would-be homebuyers to get a loan.
Australia’s financial regulator has lifted its restriction on banks’ ability to issue interest-only loans, in a move that will likely support house prices.
Sydney's property market slump has reached a new milestone, with values falling further than the late 1980s when Australia was on the cusp of entering its last …
Regulatory measures to curb growth in investor lending have “meaningfully reduced” risks in Australia’s housing market, RBA deputy governor Guy Debelle says.
The real danger now for all the banks, big and small, is that a revised settlement where Westpac does admit liability for specific breaches or a court case that…
At a time when other parts of the economy are going well - just how severe is the tightening in the $1.7 trillion mortgage market?
Pimco concludes that Australia "lacks the preconditions for a housing market crash,'' but it does expect prices to continue falling.
Following the release of the banking royal commission's interim report, analysts are divided about just how much further the lending slowdown has to go.
Higher rates, tighter lending and falling house prices are a flashing red signal of increased stress in the $1.6tn market