Annual growth in the value of outstanding mortgages hit a two year low over the June quarter according to analysis of APRA data
The next two to three months are set to give true indication of the strength of the Australian housing market as the rate of price growth across the capital cities continues to cool
Housing finance has seen a second consecutive rise, but the housing industry has claimed recovery 'remains elusive'
A rise in full-time workers has not helped stave off a slight jump in joblessness
The housing industry has dismissed Treasurer Wayne Swan's optimism over strong national accounts figures
The Reserve Bank's rate cuts have yet to provide a boost to the housing market, with median prices continuing to head south
House prices around the world have seen their weakest year since the GFC
Residential building has slumped again, while housing sales have seen a rise