While the housing industry has seen some positive signs, an industry association has predicted a challenging year for residential construction.
HIA chief economist, Harley Dale, says March's positive new home sales are good news, but that we still have a long way to go
An industry body says it's campaigning against the 'cold, hard facts' of Australia's housing environment
The ABS has just released its results for new home building over the December, 2012 quarter
The HIA says housing affordability rose for the eighth consecutive quarter in December, but says the positive impact would have been greater if lenders passed interest rate cuts on in full
In spite of yesterday's RBA hold, one industry figure has told consumers they can definitely expect bank cuts