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
While the residential market has been red hot of late, commercial has been tipped as the next big opportunity for brokers
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.