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New home sales stifled by stricter lending rules

Fri, 11/30/2018 - 09:56

A new industry report reveals that the number of new home sales has fallen throughout the year due to the difficulty in accessing finances

Housing prices to fall through 2019

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:09

Home values will likely continue declining next year, with Sydney and Melbourne to register larger drops than other markets

NDIS housing as a promising investment

Thu, 11/29/2018 - 12:08

Investors who want to help those in need may do so while still earning reasonable profits

$120bn of interest-only mortgages to go P&I

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:45

Around $120bn of interest-only mortgages will revert to principal-and-interest loans over the next three years – and many borrowers won't qualify to refinance under stricter new lending criteria

Melbourne named top real estate investment market

Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:39

Melbourne outranked both Sydney and Singapore for investment and development, according to a new report

Upswing in auction clearance rates recorded

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:01

CoreLogic shows that auction clearance rates increased week over week, with Sydney's preliminary results reaching beyond the 50% level

Perth and Darwin home values slump severely

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 11:00

A recent report reveals that home prices in most capital cities are dropping, with capitals of Western Australia and Northern Territory leading the downward trend

How nervous are property investors?

Tue, 11/27/2018 - 10:06

In times of change, investor sentiments are one of the most reliable predictors for what will happen to the markets in the year ahead.

Perth rental market continues to boost WA

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:29

REIWA reveals a rosy outlook for Perth's rental market, as well as improved market conditions for Regional Western Australia next year

Sydney home completions up, approvals down

Mon, 11/26/2018 - 10:27

Urban Taskforce reports that the city's housing completions hit a new high, but approvals are declining at a faster rate

Owning property in NSW for "free"

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 11:07

The NSW law that can make you a property owner without you actually having to pay for it. A wakeup call for those who have been neglecting their property

Home sizes smaller than ever

Fri, 11/23/2018 - 11:05

Australians are turning away from single-detached houses in favour of apartments, causing home sizes to drop to a 22-year low

CBA anticipates lower home prices

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 15:36

Based on its four major indicators, the Big 4 bank has determined that home prices are likely to continue falling over the next six months

Victoria home starts brace for weakening

Thu, 11/22/2018 - 15:32

HIA's quarterly economic and industry outlook report shows that its 5-year streak of home building upswing has come to an end

Negative gearing changes could "cause recession"

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:15

Industry professional Todd Hunter warns that the Labor party's proposed negative gearing changes will "affect everybody, from low income earners right through to the wealthy"

Credit crunch obstructs market

Wed, 11/21/2018 - 11:14

HIA highlights that the credit squeeze is becoming a hurdle not only to investments but also to Australia's home starts

Renting reforms are not up to Queensland government

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:24

An industry group says that reforms will have to go through a body corporate committee

Sydney rental market shows signs of slowdown

Tue, 11/20/2018 - 10:21

REINSW names increased rates as one of the reasons behind higher vacancy rates in the capital last month

Auction Insider: 19th November 2018

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 15:08

VIDEO – “What is happening to the Melbourne market?”

Record $18 million fine wakes the industry

Mon, 11/19/2018 - 10:57

Property spruiker and his company face record charges after falsely making investors believe that it is possible to buy a house for $1