Experts warn mooted rules limiting lending could worsen the housing affordability crisis.
Financial regulators have confirmed they are moving to clamp down on housing market risks .
Bubbles must – by definition – go “pop”. And our housing market just hasn’t. Nor is it likely to.
The latest CoreLogic data shows Australia’s property market is firing on all cylinders, mirroring the last price peak seen four years ago.
Property prices are rising at a far more rapid rate than what we would consider a garden variety boom.
Private sector credit (effectively outstanding loans) rose by 0.4 per cent in March – the biggest increase in 13 months.
Financial regulators are closely monitoring the recent jump in house prices and are ready to clamp down on property lending if banks take on too much risk.
The Reserve Bank is expected to cut Australia’s already record-low interest rates later this year.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has predicted lending from the banks into the housing market will pick-up after an easing of regulations across the sector just as new…
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All four of Australia’s biggest banks have increased fixed-rate loan interest rates in the last two weeks, with NAB joining the other major lenders in moving out of step with the Reserve Bank of Australia.
Childhood aspirations to be a pilot were soon overtaken by a career in real estate that took off and soared in its own right for the newly elected Real Estate Institute of Victoria president, Adam Docking.
Rents are rising at their fastest annual rate since 2008, as regional rents rose at their fastest rate on record and house rents more than doubled the pace of rental growth of units in the past 12 months.
Property investors have the added benefit of claiming their Spring maintenance and cleaning costs as immediate tax deductions. But how does this work and what do they need to be aware of to ensure any costs are claimed compliantly?
Mining billionaire Andrew Forrest has made a high-profile luxury addition to his property portfolio, buying Olivia Newton-John’s Gaia Retreat & Spa near Byron Bay in a deal worth $30 million.
Affordability pressures are leading many investors to bring their family into their property portfolio - find out how combining a young person’s income with a parent’s equity can create intergenerational wealth.
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