A former bank executive says the banks’ rate hikes for IO borrowers was motivated more by greed than by a desire to abide by APRA’s new restrictions
Letters can choose between long or short-term rental options without checking on the by-laws of their buildings, several sources confirm
Is there a bubble in Sydney and Melbourne? Will prices rise in Brisbane? We ask three analysts for their opinions
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Investors applying for loans continue to be haunted by poor credit card decisions, even though national credit card debt is slowing
Australians will need $2.5m to retire in 2043, but moves to up taxes on superannuation payouts could seriously impair the country’s retirement infrastructure, a major accounting firm warns
An oversupply of properties for sale could spell doom for property prices in markets such as Tamworth, Bathurst, Merinda and a host of others, according to newly released figures
How do you refinance when your property has lost value or when you’re all out of equity? Your Investment Property explores your options
Easter being about resurrection and what not, it seems appropriate to explore five key locations around Australia where prices have recently surged, when two years ago they had been trapped in a downward spiral
Canberra’s property stability is proving a major strength but most investors are unlikely to take notice – and that’s the city’s tragedy
A high profile financial analyst has ridiculed the idea that mortgage brokers take homebuyers’ best interests to heart and has claimed their advice is often motivated by personal gain
Australian housing is looking positive from a price growth perspective, but nagging problems persist
A year of truly staggering price growth has come to light in Darwin, with close to $80,000 added to the median house price
Figures show that rental yield of 20% is possible in one coastal suburb, while numerous others in areas such as Townsville, Rockhampton and Merredin have yields exceeding 10%. That’s enough yield for a property to more than pay for itself
Conditions for investing in property are becoming increasingly attractive as lower mortgage interest rates and high rental yields multiply Australia’s positive cash flow opportunities
A combination of population growth, an undersupply of rental stock and strong infrastructure investment, driven by major resources projects is creating the perfect environment for finding positive geared properties in Qld
It may not feel like it, considering the high property prices in some of Australia’s cities, but housing is becoming more affordable on the back of interest rate cuts, a growth in earnings and weak price developments
Melbourne property prices as a whole show tentative signs of stabilising, but suburbs on the city’s western fringe could be in trouble
If they were fully utilised, the interest rate cuts of the past year could potentially save mortgage holders more than $90,000 in home loan interest and take nearly seven years off their loan term
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