Housing market predictions for the year are looking positive for borrowers and brokers alike.
New home sales have reached the highest growth rate in nearly three years.
Australia's population growth means there is still a strong underlying demand for housing, an industry group has claimed
While house prices continue to rise in some parts of the country, affordability levels improved in the September quarter, with only a few exceptions
While one state continues to 'drag' on the national figures, overall residential construction figures are expected to rise in the near future
The latest ABS data shows September was a mediocre month for new home lending - unless you compare it to a year earlier