Home buyers may not face more lending restrictions this year with top bank economists saying the regulator will likely sit tight.
UK-based bank Barclays has received approval from Australia’s prudential regulator (APRA) to operate as a foreign bank in the country.
House hunters are rushing to secure mortgages before new lending rules come into effect from November.
The Commonwealth Bank will keep a close eye on the strength in the housing market, and will change its lending practices if needed.
The hope is new borrowing rules will take some steam out of house and property prices without giving the rest of the economy a whack.
Would-be first-time homebuyers are set to face tougher hurdles to enter the market after a decision by the banking regulator to tighten lending standards.
If not for the backdrop of a global pandemic, you could be forgiven for feeling a sense of déjà vu as the property market shows all the signs of launching into …
Non-bank lenders are tightening the reins and have identified a range of property sectors where they will refuse provide to loans for developers and owners in c…
Tougher lending standards imposed by the big banks since the banking royal commission have opened the door for non-bank lenders to grab a bigger slice of the ma…
Australian Property Investor Magazine
As Australia’s property markets recalibrate, how do vendors supercharge their sales campaign if they're not receiving the desired level of interest?
Both major parties have made major policy announcements around housing and affordability but neither has addressed what most industry experts regard as the biggest issue of all.
The smaller capitals of Perth, Adelaide and Brisbane have been identified by a property syndication expert as property syndication locations with greater potential than more mature markets.
Data shows that investors are far more prepared to offload in pursuit of profits than owner-occupiers.
Western Australia and Victoria defied the national trend, recording an increase in the sales of detached houses in April.
David Lovato, founder of Crowd Property Capital, shared with Australian Property Investor Magazine his experience, insight and advice, to take the guesswork out of choosing a reliable commercial builder,
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Australian property prices look to be on a rocketing path, with first home buyers, low-interest rates and FOMO (fear of missing out) fueling the demand for the start of 2021.
However, with stimulus packages coming to an end, and international borders remaining closed, can this ex…
For anyone considering Australia as a future place of residence planning your taxation affairs is a critical element of the migration process.
The Australian taxation system is extremely complex and taxes residents worldwide income.
Thankfully, legal and sensible tax …