Mortgage referrers cannot provide advice to consumers, or assist them in any way when applying for a loan, said ASIC
Despite new taxes and Aussie bank lending restrictions on offshore investors, foreign buying surged last year and is expected to grow further this year and next
Net overseas migration accounted for 55% of Australia’s total population growth last year
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Australian consumers are becoming more comfortable with higher loan to value ratios and increased levels of debt, according to a survey of homebuyer confidence.
Is your investment property located in a quiet neighbourhood, hidden behind large fences or dense foliage, where no windows are visible from the street? It just might be the perfect location to run an illegal drug lab.
“You can’t always get what you want” goes the Rolling Stones classic and it’s definitely true for the suburbs within the country’s top 20 locations for vendor discounts – where recent price falls and lacklustre demand have seen sellers settle for up to 24% lower than what they originally asked.
High annual price growth indicates a market tipped for more growth, right? Not quite. Jeremy Sheppard reveals why many of the common beliefs we have of capital growth don’t match up to reality
Which of Australia’s property markets have been predicted to achieve average annual growth of 6%-plus? And which ones are expected to achieve a paltry 0.41% per year? Read on for the latest predictions from Residex.
Perth’s rental market has emerged from the ashes of a dour 2011, with a vacancy rate suggesting large price increases may soon follow.
Do you dream of adding a waterside mansion with a private cinema to your portfolio? How about 75 acres of tropical gardens right next to the Great Barrier Reef, or a block of units a stone’s throw from the Sydney CBD? The catch? You’d need as much as $19m for these prestige properties.
Forget the white picket fence, the average Australian family requires almost a third of their income just to pay off their home loan. The really bad news: in some states that figure is much higher.
Own a property in Carey Bay, NSW or Mermaid Beach, Qld? Let’s hope not. Judgment Day would appear to be on these and other suburbs as they indicate the highest 12-month median price drops in the country.
We’ve sifted through recent statistics and found the 10 suburbs that made the largest number of property sales last year, many of which are still racking in impressive sales numbers.
Could $1m in property be possible on a lower income? This is a question we posed to three accomplished property investors. They explained how a real person, earning real money in a real economy, could do it
A debate has waged among property pundits about whether the RBA will adjust rates next month, but one of the issues motivating the decision is recent buying activity from a certain demographic.
Thinking about renovating to add some value to your property? Read on for five renovation blunders that can do exactly the opposite.
Struggling to find a tenant? Spare a thought for the landlords in these suburbs, where residential vacancy rates are reported to be as high as 41%.
One of the country’s leading real estate moguls has revealed the Sydney and regional suburbs that he expects to outperform the rest of the pack for capital growth.
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