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...
Cracks Appearing in the World’s Most Desirable Property Markets
Is this the end of the global housing boom?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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...
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...
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.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.