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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Housing affordability has hit a new low, making it even harder for renters to jump onto the property ladder.
The Federal Government has spared the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) from drastic cuts following negotiations with the Green Party.
The number of Australians borrowing to buy a home plunges to its lowest level in 10 years, casting a shadow on the recovery of the property market according to a new report.
Recently released figures from the ABS show that the month on month level of housing finance commitments increased slightly in December.
If you've ever been to an open house for rental properties particularly in capital cities, you'll know that it’s quite normal to see several dozen prospective tenants browsing one property.
If you are like a lot of investors in Australia, and you have bought a property that is costing you more than you thought, well you've got three options: you can either do nothing and watch your money go down the drain, you can sell, or you can increase your cash flow.
Property valuers spend years acquiring the skills necessary to accurately assess value in their area of expertise, but there are a few simple principles they employ that can assist anyone in assessing what their next investment might be worth.
More properties are set to enter the Australian property market over the coming weeks - adding to the stock currently on the market, which could be bad news for sellers.
Median rents are on the rise in the Western Australian capital, according to new figures from the state's real estate institute.
Australian Property Monitors believes that the Australian property market will return to growth in the second half of the year.
A senior economist has predicted three rate rises for 2011, in spite of the RBA's decision on Tuesday to leave rates on hold.
The number of home loans processed by Australia's largest mortgage broker, AFG, has dropped to its lowest level since the inception of its Mortgage Index in 2004.
The flood damage will surely have a massive economic impact on property owners but this is likely to be short-lived according to Residex.
Melbourne house prices soared 6.9% to $601,500 in the December quarter triggered by continuing strong demand for housing according to REIV. This also marks a significant milestone - the first time that house price broke through the $600,000 barrier.
A recent market research report by the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute of Marketing Science has revealed that Australian Broker, followed by Mortgage Professional Australia, is the most highly celebrated publication in the industry.
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