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Increase Housing Supply and Prices Will Fall
Residential
Friday September 14 2018

Increase Housing Supply and Prices Will Fall

You often don’t know you’re in a bubble until it has actually popped. This is what ASIC chairman, Greg Medcraft, was warning three years ago. Shortly...

Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market
Residential
Thursday August 2 2018

Slowdown on the Horizon for US Housing Market

They were fed up with Seattle’s home bidding wars. They were only in their late 20s but had already lost two battles and were ready to...

Owner Occupiers on the Rise in National Apartment Market
Residential
Friday June 8 2018

Owner Occupiers on the Rise in National Apartment Market

In the most comprehensive national survey in Australia, property consultants Urbis tracked over 120,000 brand new and off the plan selling apartments across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane,...

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability
Zoning
Friday March 16 2018

Land Shortages Bite into Aussie Housing Affordability

Prices of vacant residential land in places such as Sydney and Melbourne are surging amid signs of critical land shortages in those capitals, dashing hopes in...

Australia’s Housing Boom Losing Steam
Residential
Friday March 16 2018

Australia’s Housing Boom Losing Steam

Total building commencements will continue to rise in the coming months but activity is expected to decline next financial year as Australia's housing boom begins to...

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House
Zoning
Thursday March 15 2018

RBA says Restrictive Zoning Adds $489,000 to a Sydney House

The research by Ross Kendall and Peter Tulip presents a very disturbing picture of how much cost has been added to houses and apartments in Sydney....

Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms
Urban Planning
Tuesday March 13 2018

Calls for Migrant Cap as Australia’s Population Booms

The NSW opposition leader has called for a cap on Australia's migrant intake as Sydney and Melbourne reach infrastructure breaking point.

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion
Residential
Friday March 9 2018

Negative Gearing Reforms Can Save $1.7 billion

Reforming negative gearing can save the Australian Government more than $1.7 billion each year without hurting ‘mum and dad’ investors, AHURI research released today finds.

Residential
Sep 27 2018
Home Prices fell 0.7% in June Quarter

Home prices in Australian capital cities fell by 0.7 per cent in the three months to June.

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Residential
Sep 18 2018
Regional NSW Home Values to Outgrow Sydney

Sydney's property market has long held a mortgage on real estate headlines, but analysts say home values in regional NSW are poised for stronger growth than...

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Residential
Sep 12 2018
Housing Shouldn't Hit Bank Stability: RBA

A senior Reserve Bank official has downplayed the chances of a slowdown in Australia's once-booming housing market undermining the stability of the country's banks, saying the...

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Residential
Aug 31 2018
Less Building May Lift Home Prices: Report

House prices are cooling off in Sydney and Melbourne but could rise again as the pace of new home building slows, a report has warned.

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Business
Aug 10 2018
NZ Reserve Bank May Hold Rate Until 2020

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand says it might not move the official cash rate for more than two years as it adds to voices pointing...

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Business
Aug 9 2018
RBA Upbeat But in no Hurry for Rate Hike

The "best course" of action for the Reserve Bank of Australia is for the cash rate to stay at record lows for the time being, RBA...

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Residential
Aug 2 2018
Continued Instability Ahead for Canadian Housing

The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation says the country's housing sector is facing a high degree of vulnerability to market instability for the eighth straight quarter.

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Residential
Jul 25 2018
Queensland Developers Ignored Warning Signs: analyst

Tumbling Brisbane apartment prices and rising investor defaults have been blamed on developers and lenders failing to heed the obvious warnings signs.

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Residential
Jul 24 2018
Housing 'Credit Crunch' Hightens Risk

Rising global interest rates and tighter bank lending risk triggering a "mini-credit crunch" that could send Australia's house prices, a new report warns.

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