The majority of borrowers would struggle with even very minor rate rises with new research revealing real risk in the market
The surge in capital city property prices may be driven by the attitudes of more affluent residents to inner city development
New reports have shown a three-tier economy around dwelling commencements, home lending and construction in Australia
New analysis has found that the bottom 20% of households have experienced the highest growth in investment income
The Reserve Bank has claimed the Australian housing and mortgage market is becoming “unbalanced” due to investor demand being out of proportion to rental demand
Rising property prices are seeing first home buyers have to scrimp and save for longer, however it has also made them more savvy when they finally do
An ASIC review of low doc home loans has found that lenders have tightened their lending practices following the introduction of responsible lending laws.
The International Monetary Fund’s managing director says that the Reserve Bank can put a ceiling on rising house prices without increasing the official cash rate – by enforcing limits on lending
A building and construction association has saluted a new report targeting housing affordability.
New research has claimed restricting access to negative gearing for residential property would reduce investment in housing, hinder housing affordability and increase the cost of renting