House hunters are rushing to secure mortgages before new lending rules come into effect from November.
Apart from higher prices making it harder for our kids to get into the property market, there is the broader impact on the economy.
Aussies have used the pandemic-induced lull in their lives to hunt around for a better bank deal, pushing the value of refinanced mortgages to record heights.
The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics reveal mortgage refinancing skyrocketed to an all-time high in June, 2021.
Research endorsing past limits on investor and interest-only loans will give regulators new evidence to consider.
Older Australians allowed to draw on superannuation to fund property loans are being afforded an unfair advantage, a leading business academic says.
More than one third of Australian properties are cheaper to buy than rent.
The amount of outstanding home loans in Australia grew by the fastest monthly pace in four years, remaining largely with owner-occupiers.
Home buyers now need to be making a six figure salary to afford the mortgage on an average house or apartment in Sydney
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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.
As Australia’s property markets recalibrate, how do vendors supercharge their sales campaign if they're not receiving the desired level of interest?
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