It’s been a difficult year for property owners, with all aspects of the real estate industry impacted by the pandemic. Do the events of 2020 highlight just how risky property investing is – or are they just a bump in the road for an otherwise relatively secure asset class?
When the federal government began delivering hundreds of billions of dollars worth of stimulus packages and grants in March, some Australians wound up better off financially than they were before the pandemic hit. But where are we headed from here?
Are we approaching financial doom? Moreover, for those who have weathered the storm financially thus far, is this an opportunity to build wealth?
Lenders can now provide another four months to customers with reduced incomes and COVID-19 related financial difficulties. How can brokers help their clients access this?
With the first of July marking the start of 'phase one', AB examines what it all means for borrowers
Some predict values plummeting by as much as 30% in the wake of COVID. But is this truly accurate – and how can we genuinely forecast just how low they will go?
While many feared Australia could be stalled for months on end, economists now suggesting the worst is already behind us
Heads of MFAA and FBAA encourage heightened caution for those looking to purchase property during the pandemic
While those currently selling property may fear lower sales prices, experts say there's no need for panic selling just yet
Unpacking how brokers and banks can survive in this turbulent, low interest rate environment