Category: Property

Budget to have minimal impact on housing affordability

Budget to have minimal impact on housing affordability

Analysts say Treasurer Scott Morrison’s budget will offer little relief for Australians looking to get into the property market and buy...

Budget’s $75 billion infrastructure plan and housing affordability package

Budget’s $75 billion infrastructure plan and housing affordability package

A $75 billion road, rail and airport plan and a housing affordability package are the centrepieces of this year’s budget. Infrastructure...

Budget will address housing affordability: Scott Morrison

Budget will address housing affordability: Scott Morrison

The Treasurer Scott Morrison has promised the government can make a difference on housing affordability and will deliver measures to...

House prices ease back

House prices ease back

MHouse price rises slowed last month, according to the latest data from CoreLogic’s  April Hedonic Home Value Index. The index recorded...

Housing affordability deteriorates: Moody’s

Housing affordability deteriorates: Moody’s

Housing affordability has sunk to a new low, according to research from Moody’s. The ratings agency found that rising household incomes...

Australia’s housing market has peaked: UBS

Investment banking giant UBS says Australia’s booming property market has reached the top. The UBS economics team say this cycle is...

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...