Investment Property

Housing prices continue to slide

New data from REIA show a continuing decline in the market since June 2018, for both house and other dwellings

Property listings hit 12-year low

Data reveals that there are now fewer new listings of property sales than at any time in the past 12 years

Auction market records subdued results

Both auction volumes and clearance rate were down, as most states welcomed a long weekend with the Queen’s Birthday public holiday on Monday

Lower interest rates pose risk to property

While the recent RBA cut could drive property prices up, it is also an indication of a sluggish economy and likely consequences to the sector

New lending to households increases

Recent ABS data show that new lending commitments to households slightly rose in April, while lending for investment tracked downwards

Why the best time to buy is now

Real estate in the country is the most affordable since 2016 due to a combination of price declines and low interest rates

Tough times continue in Darwin

The property market in the Northern Territory’s capital has been weakening for years, and the downward trend looks set to continue

RBA cut's impact on WA market

The central bank's decision to slash the cash rate is not enough to drive a recovery in the state's market, according to an industry professional

Slowdown in house prices decline

New data show that the housing downturn is losing steam, with the smallest month-on-month decline since May 2018 recorded last month

NAB lowers fixed-loan rates

Ahead of RBA’s likely rate cut, a "Big Four" bank decided to slash some of its fixed-rate mortgages