Official support will hopefully result in short-term rentals being a viable option for every homeowner without fear of legal or financial penalties
Despite gains in rental affordability, many minimum wage earners are still struggling to find affordable housing
Tenant unions are alarmed, as these platforms could potentially jack up rates in pricey rental markets
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Which is the better investment - shares or property? It's the great debate that has fuelled many cocktail hour conversations.
So-called "helpful hints" on how to save money for a deposit are just so... depressing.
It's too early to tell if January's market slump is indicative of the property outlook for the rest of the year, according to RP Data.
Switching loans? Paying $700 in exit fees is nothing compared to the cost of lenders mortgage insurance, which runs into the thousands.
Australia is in the midst of a fixed-rate frenzy. Uncertainty over RBA movements combined with some aggressive marketing by the banks spurred a dramatic increase in fixed rate products in late 2010 - a trend that has continued into 2011.
The federal government's proposal to scrap exit fees is a double-edged sword for consumers.
Building activity saw a decrease during the December 2010 quarter, according to the latest figures from the ABS, with residential construction work falling by 1.1%.
Smart property investors know the value of a good tenant.
St. George has notifed its broker network that it will increase its maximum LMI LVR from 90% to 95% for new to bank customers, as it seeks to stimulate growth in in third party originated loans.
Investing in a waterfront villa in the stunning South Pacific may sound like a pipe dream, but buying property in paradise is more feasible than you think. Sarah Megginson reports.
Go to www.yourinvestmentpropertymag.com.au/forum NOW! Conversations overheard on the Your Investment Property forum: $10k deposit; Is renovating my home a waste of money?
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.
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