Category: Property

RBA focuses on housing and jobs with risks rising

RBA focuses on housing and jobs with risks rising

The Reserve Bank of Australia has identified the soft labour market and housing as the two big risks that need to be watched carefully....

RBA steps up warning on household debt and property market

The Reserve Bank of Australia, in its semi-annual Financial Stability Review, has warned that rising household debt and escalating property...

Australia house prices “dangerously dumb” and vulnerable to China slowdown – Deloitte

Australia house prices “dangerously dumb” and vulnerable to China slowdown – Deloitte

A slowdown in China’s economic growth could plunge Australia into a recession with the country already burdened by high debt levels and...

Political battle over proposal to use super for housing

Political battle over proposal to use super for housing

Industry experts have ripped into proposals that would allow young people who can’t afford a deposit to tap into their retirement...

House prices drive jump in consumer confidence

House prices drive jump in consumer confidence

The buoyancy in the housing market might have led to a recovery in consumer confidence with the ANZ Roy Morgan consumer confidence index...

Housing finance falls

Housing finance falls

Investor lending slumped in February. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, lending to investors fell by 5.9 per cent to...

House price growth to slow down: Moody’s

House price growth to slow down: Moody’s

Ratings agency Moody’s has forecast a correction of sorts in housing price growth in Sydney and Melbourne. According to the...

Morrison challenges super to tackle affordability crisis

Morrison challenges super to tackle affordability crisis

The Treasurer Scott Morrison has hinted the government could provide the superannuation industry with incentives to invest in affordable...

House price growth to slow down: Moody’s

Scott Morrison rules out tax measures to tackle debt and housing crisis

The Treasurer Scott Morrison has indicated the government is unlikely to change capital gains tax concessions to fight the housing...

House prices increase at the fastest rate in seven years

House prices increase at the fastest rate in seven years

House prices across major capital cities registered the highest annual rate of growth since 2010, according to the  CoreLogic capital...