Despite measures to cool the property market, the latest findings from a comparison website revealed that investor borrowing only slid by a mere 2% in the September quarter.
Theft claims are now becoming a common type of claim for landlord insurance policies, and landlords are urged to protect their property investments from these crimes.
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Brisbane’s unit and townhouse market appears to be on the up, with mixed results highlighting last year's hotspots and not-spots for unit capital growth.
Think an investment in Pendle Hill, NSW, would be a good addition to your portfolio? What about Blackwater, Qld, or Koondoola, WA? These are just some of the suburbs tipped to have high value growth this year. The icing on the cake: none are priced above $400,000.
As a new report highlights some well-known areas where new houses are at risk of being swept away by rising sea levels, concerns are being raised about the potential for thousands of dollars to be knocked off the value of coastal homes.
Topping the list of suburbs with the longest property selling periods is a small Victorian town where it takes almost a year for an average property to sell, despite a median house price of only $120,000. It is joined on the list by a host of other locations where your chances of selling in a hurry are slim.
With the Bank of Queensland becoming the latest lender to increase its interest rates despite the RBA keeping the official cash rate on hold, borrowers have been advised to prepare for the worst.
The Reserve Bank has been criticised for keeping the official cash interest rate on hold this month, as claims are made that a rate cut was required to boost the property market.
Following the Labor Party leadership spill that rocked Australia last week, the housing industry has labelled Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s newly announced appointments as an “opportunity” for housing.
The number of first homebuyers who are making home loan enquiries has dropped off significantly compared to this time last year, according to recently released statistics.
Australia’s building approval numbers remain weak, but the latest figures reveal some surprising state by state results.
Victoria is proving to be a drag on already weak housing sales numbers, according to a recently released report.
The RBA is expected to keep the official cash rate on hold until at least May, according to a poll of leading economists.
The personal finances of Australians are in their best shape since the GFC, according to research released this week, but it appears that our appetite for home loan debt has dropped.
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A slowdown in new dwelling construction and record levels of overseas migration have induced a massive housing shortage across the country that is expected to prevail for at least the next four years.
Australia’s level of housing affordability has risen for four consecutive quarters, according to data released this week.
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