In a new study, the think tank also claims negative gearing is not the main hurdle to first home buyers trying to enter the market
Despite the rise in foreign property approvals, the effect on capital city housing prices remains modest
While homebuilders have praised the NSW government's concessions to first homebuyers, a leading mortgage broker has claimed the proposals could actually hold buyers back
The NSW Government has unveiled a raft of measures to stimulate housing in the state
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