Category: Property

APRA hints at lending crackdown

APRA hints at lending crackdown

The prudential regulator has warned banks to stop approving extreme high loan-to-income mortgages. The alternative is that the regulator...

Hometime raises $1.5m funding to accelerate marketing and launch in new markets

Hometime (www.hometime.io), a Sydney-based property management company for the short-term rental market, including Airbnb, has closed a...

RBA watching loans for apartment building

RBA watching loans for apartment building

The Reserve Bank of Australia is keeping a sharp eye on apartment loans. Speaking to an Australia-China property conference, the RBA’s...

Growth in apartments shrinks the size of Aussie homes

Growth in apartments shrinks the size of Aussie homes

Australian homes are still among the world’s biggest but the size has shrunk to a 20 year low with the demand for apartments rising. A...

Housing loans slide

Housing loans slide

Investor mortgage lending had its biggest fall in two years, with the value of home loans to investors nose-diving 6.2 per cent in...

How do you disrupt a $7-trillion industry?

Yes, that’s right, the Australian residential property sector is a $7-trillion industry – over 4 times bigger than the total value of...

Australian construction continues to expand

Australian construction continues to expand

The Australian construction industry expanded for the ninth consecutive month although there are signs of a slowdown. The Australian...

House price growth is slowing down

House price growth is slowing down

The brakes are on the big gains in Australia’s housing market after peaking in November 2016. The latest figures from CoreLogic’s Home...

Australian housing affordability gets worse

Australian housing affordability gets worse

Housing affordability has deteriorated across Australia with global ratings agency Moody’s warning that high debt levels are leaving...

Australia’s house prices surge on the world’s longest price “upswing”: BIS

Australia’s house prices surge on the world’s longest price “upswing”: BIS

Australian house prices have soared a mind-boggling 6556 per cent since the early 1960s, according to the Bank of International...