Borrowers looking to get their feet on the property market ladder should be looking to units, not houses, if new data is to be taken into account
The number of newly-advertised houses on the market continues to increase, at more than 10% the levels seen a year ago, but this level will not be sustained for much longer
Real estate associations and economists sit on different sides of the fence on the rumours the government will reform Australia’s negative gearing rules in the 2014 Budget
ABS says investor finance commitments have surged to a new high – but one analyst believes the winds of investor dominance are about to change
The ABS released lending finance data for January which showed the total value of lending finance jumped by nearly a third in a year
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?