Category: Property

Fall in house prices the "single largest domestic risk" for Australia: OECD

Fall in house prices the “single largest domestic risk” for Australia: OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development has warned that a decline in house prices is the biggest risk facing the...

Construction growth picks up

Construction growth picks up

Australia’s construction industry has expanded for the fourth consecutive month, according to the Australian Industry Group/Housing...

ANZ tips slowdown in house prices

ANZ tips slowdown in house prices

The ANZ says housing price growth has peaked and is set to fall. A report from ANZ senior economists Daniel Gradwell and Jo Masters says...

First homes buyers need more than a decade’s savings for a deposit: UBS

First homes buyers need more than a decade’s savings for a deposit: UBS

Analysis by UBS has found that first home buyers will need 11 years of savings to get a deposit. And in Sydney, it’s 40 years. The UBS...

Foreign property investors in Sydney slugged with higher stamp duty to help first home buyers

Foreign property investors in Sydney slugged with higher stamp duty to help first home buyers

The New South Wales government has doubled taxes on purchases of Sydney property by foreign investors and cut taxes for first home buyers....

Property industry too often under attack

The property industry needs to be recognised for the massive contribution it makes to the Australian...

Australia needs to spend on infrastructure and fix its housing bubble: Citigroup

Australia needs to spend on infrastructure and fix its housing bubble: Citigroup

Australia needs to fix its housing bubble and have a list of large ready-to-go infrastructure projects to offset a slowdown in China,...

Sydney and Melbourne property prices fall

Sydney and Melbourne property prices fall

Property prices in Australia’s two hottest markets, Sydney and Melbourne have slipped. According to CoreLogic data, Sydney property...

Construction growth picks up

Residential slump drags down construction

A slowdown in residential construction has seen Australian housing construction growth falling to its fastest pace in more than 16 years....

Australian mortgage bond sales soar despite risks

Australian mortgage bond sales soar despite risks

The Australian mortgage bond is hot despite warnings from regulators and ratings agencies step about the risks from the nation’s housing...