Owner-occupied and investor finance boosted in February
ABS says investor finance commitments have surged to a new high – but one analyst believes the winds of investor dominance are about to change
Lending finance jumps by nearly a third
The ABS released lending finance data for January which showed the total value of lending finance jumped by nearly a third in a year
High risk LVR lending remains high
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?
New APRA data beats mortgage records
APRA has released new data which shows the prevalence of investors and subsequently interest-only mortgages within the market is rising at record levels.
What’s ahead for housing?
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
Housing finishes the year strong
Home values have finished the year strongly, outdoing housing pundits' expectations at the outset of 2013