More than one third of all loans at the end of last year had a loan to value ratio of greater than 80%, the latest APRA data shows – but does Australia need to follow in NZ's footsteps and reduce lending to risky mortgagees?
APRA has released new data which shows the prevalence of investors and subsequently interest-only mortgages within the market is rising at record levels.
As the year draws to a close, RP Data’s Cameron Kusher takes a look at where the housing market stands and where it’s heading
Home values have finished the year strongly, outdoing housing pundits' expectations at the outset of 2013
COVER: Aaron Milburn
Low interest rates throughout 2013 resulted in significant increases in house and unit transactions over the year.