The affordability of Canberra and surrounds means it is highly attractive to SMSF buyers
With banks increasing their interest rates, access to cheap money will be more difficult for investors this year
Australia is amidst a severe property bubble and it can’t be ignored, warns Lindsay David, the author of Australia: Boom to Bust. But not everyone is worried.
Brokers demand greater scrutiny be applied to branch managers and their lending activities, after many experience dubious lending practices by the banks
As the deadline for second round submissions to the Financial Services Inquiry closed this week, small banks bound together in their fight for a “level playing field” in the mortgage lending market.
A downward trend in new home sales has emerged for the year ahead, as sales dropped off a little in July
Subprime mortgages wreaked havoc on the US economy and contributed to the global financial crisis but the subprime mortgage market in Australia is gaining traction
The Housing Industry Association is pushing for policy reform when it comes to “onerous” stamp duties