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
Growing issues with housing affordability are increasing along with the public’s general lack of knowledge about the property market
The number of bathrooms in a home has been suggested as a more accurate measure of a dwelling's affordability
Official figures suggest the heated property market may be correcting itself as housing finance is on the decline
More data reveals that the reign of property investment may be on the way out, as more and more property investors are switching to ‘sell’ mode.
As the property market still boils away in Sydney and Melbourne, Aussie property buyers should look to Queensland which has been rated as an “extreme buyer’s market”.
The housing market may be passed its peak as homes are taking longer to sell and vendors are discounting prices
Investors in the property market are forgoing rental income while they chase capital gains, but recent data suggests capital gains are also getting smaller
One economist is downplaying the hype surrounding investor demand pushing first home buyers out of the property market, saying he does not regard investor demand as “massively excessive”