Investment Property

APRA change boosts confidence

APRA’s decision to relax serviceability tests boosts confidence in housing, amidst the property sector's continued decline

Immigration influences price growth

Views on immigrants affect communities’ housing values, with negative opinions leading to lower property prices

RTA adds new provision

A new act has been added to the Residential Tenancies Act to accommodate wider housing needs

House approvals tank — ABS

The number of dwellings approved fell in May, in trend terms, with a particular sector pulling down the results

New homes sales take an upturn

New home sales in May bounced back to their highest monthly level in over a year, following bleak results throughout the first four months of 2019

Challenges remain for property

Property industry confidence rose, but some economic factors remain challenging for the sector, according to the Property Council of Australia

Prices to bounce back?

The fundamentals may be in place for growth in housing prices, with the fall in market values slowing down.

Sydney, Melbourne housing prices climb

Dwelling values in the capitals of New South Wales and Victoria slightly rose in June, according to recent data from CoreLogic

ASIC to update lending guidance

The corporate regulator published submissions as a preparation to clarify what lenders could expect when customers apply for a mortgage

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