More than one in six households in Sydney city and inner south are holding an apartment worth less than the mortgage balance.
The success of the COVID-19 vaccine worldwide gives us cause for optimism, and it also means a new threat: inflation.
As loan deferrals get set to expire, thousands are going to face tough decisions as they struggle to make repayments on home and business loans.
Record low interest rates are driving house prices higher, particularly in the regions, but some experts warn it’s unsustainable.
Inflation is the spice of economic life. And the spark’s gone out.
The Reserve Bank board has held official interest rates at a record low, while revealing plans to create another $100 billion to buy government debt.
Forecasts from the National Housing Finance & Investment Corporation predict that construction will collapse in 2022 as stimulus unwinds.
The reality is that there is profit to be made through keeping people in debt and pushing them to the edge.
Housing bears can take a load off — a forthcoming debt crisis is unlikely, CBA says.
Australian Property Investor Magazine
Deciding where to buy an investment property is a big decision. Location is a crucial factor when purchasing property, especially when buying it as an investment.
It’s an ugly, inconvenient secret. While female real estate agents are common today, there are comparatively few women real estate investors. And that’s a problem.
Brisbane has cemented its place as the fastest growing capital city market throughout Australia, leading the nation in terms of dwelling price growth, ahead of all other capitals, but even more so in the housing market compared to the unit market.
SPECIALIST MORTGAGE finance director Helen Avis has been recognised in this year’s MPA Top 100 list, as one of the Top Mortgage brokers writing the highest value of loans in FY21; further adding to a long history of achievements and awards in the Australian finance industry.
Queensland’s influx of interstate residents is influencing dwelling design, with owner-occupiers and investors gravitating towards larger and more luxurious apartments.
Australian house prices notched up their 14th consecutive month of gains in November, with the annual rise adding more than $126,000 to the median value of homes across the nation.
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