The levy would deter speculative holding and bring under-utilised properties to the market
The lowest-priced houses in greater Sydney are more expensive compared with other assets – including office space in the CBD
This is severely reducing the already limited supply of properties for tenants looking for long-term homes
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More and more Australians are looking for a better deal on their home loan, with October data from the ABS revealing that refinancing activity is on the up.
Brisbane townhouses are proving to be “the best of both worlds” according to the Real Estate Institute of Queensland, as their popularity skyrockets amongst both buyers and renters.
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Growth in earnings and a slight decrease in mortgage lending rates have improved the affordability of housing, according to a recent housing affordability measure.
Non-banks have entered the rate cutting fray after major lenders finally moved last week.
RBA cuts might increase buyer enthusiasm but won’t be enough to see serious growth in the market as buyers linger over rising living costs and macro issues such as the European debt crisis.
The RBA delivered an early Christmas gift to mortgage holders with a 25bp cut at its meeting yesterday.
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Real Estate Institute of Australia president Pamela Bennett has slammed the Labor Party’s proposal to cap rents in Australia, saying it would be disastrous for rental affordability and the property market.
The housing market across Australia’s capital cities was soft leading up to the RBA’s decision to cut interest rates in November, according to research by RP Data.
Borrowers are anticipating further interest rate cuts to come late this year or early next year, according to a Loan Market poll.
Growth has returned to Sydney’s rental market as rents steadily increased over the last year, according to research firm PRDnationwide.
Australia’s economic growth is expected to be among the highest in the developed world next year thanks to mining investment and booming commodity prices, according to a report from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development.
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