The federal government has extended its coronavirus loan scheme, with major changes set to assist businesses still financially wounded from the pandemic.
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.
The most recently released ABS finance data reported that the value of new home loans taken out in November set a new national record.
The reality is that there is profit to be made through keeping people in debt and pushing them to the edge.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has effectively "green lit" risk-taking on property investment.
Direct first-home buyer assistance and imminent changes to responsible lending were the main housing policies in the federal budget.
Australia’s largest banks have put aside more than $7 billion in bad loan provisions related to COVID-19.
Two of Australia’s biggest banks have slashed interest rates on a suite of home-loan products in what’s shaping up as the start of a lending war.
Property lenders say they have no intention of sitting on their hands as the sector emerges from the depths of the COVID-19 crisis.
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While metropolitan property markets report a going-out of the tide on property values, investment prospects still lap the shores of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.
Australia’s largest building company, Metricon, has denied reports that it is facing insolvency or at risk of joining a long line of major builders to go into liquidation.
Known more for its tropical lifestyle, crocodiles and zany NT News headlines revolving around aliens and nudity, Darwin’s appeal as serious property investment location is no laughing matter.
Regional properties around Australia continue to outperform the city markets, with price gains delivering profits to investors but exacerbating a rental and first-home buyer crisis.
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.
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